Are you a rib lover? So am I! I always welcome the sight of them with a smile… and these succulent Caipirinha Baby Back Ribs (Costelinha de Porco ...
No other drink reminds me more of summer than caipirinha… or is more celebratory of The World Cup Brazil! With temperatures soaring, I told myself ...
G’day, everyone! After our elaborate Mother’s Day sweet feast and an extra couple of pounds, how about something light and versatile such as these fresh Heart ...
Honestly, I had planned another dessert for this week. But my husband had a sudden longing for a super creamy homemade mango ice cream with condensed milk. ...
The weather has finally improved here in Texas. It has been a mostly sunny and rather warm day. What a blessing! It reminds me my home ...
The June Festivals (known as Festas Juninas), are popular Brazilian festivities that take place in the month of June… And this year we will be celebrating the June Festivals with a five-ingredient, naturally gluten-free, refreshing Paçoca Mousse (Paçoca Cremosa) — made from roasted peanuts or paçoca candy, sweetened condensed milk, heavy cream, sugar, and salt. During the […]
It’s spring yet we still can have comforting dishes… don’t you agree? “Greek” Rice or Arroz à Grega is one of these dishes. It’s easy, quick, and colorful. It looks so festive that makes me smile! It takes rice — of course, assorted vegetables that can vary from a recipe to other, raisins, and sometimes cubed ham. […]
Nothing like Mother’s Day, don’t you think? My children and I love cooking together, as you know… and to celebrate the occasion, I received the special treat of queijadinha de laranja for dessert and an easy yet quite tasty Barilla® Spaghetti with Meat Sauce as the entrée—all prepared by my angels and me. It all […]
How do you plan to spend Mother’s Day? And what special dish do you have planned? To celebrate my day, I’m going to be having queijadinha de laranja (Brazilian Orange Coconut Muffins)!!! Do you know why? Because this baked goodie of mine requires only 5 ingredients, is ridiculously easy and quick, naturally gluten-free, and super DE-LI-CIOUS. It looks […]
Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Ragú® and Latina Bloggers Connect. As always, all opinions expressed here are honest and my own! What makes your mealtime Saucesome? For my family, there is nothing like cooking and sharing a meal together. This time, we prepared an easy and tasty Baked Chicken Parm with a […]
How to color pasta with juice is something I have been learning about recently, and I would love to share this easy secret with you. So yes, from now on you won’t have to pay extra for stored-bought colored pasta… or even spend time making your own pasta from scratch with special colorings. Simply obtain any regular dry pasta you prefer from […]
I feel honored to be guest posting today for one of my favorite food blogs, Manu’s Menu! And for this happy occasion, I had to choose something special and close to my heart– something that tastes like childhood: Portuguese custard tarts! Known as Pastel de Nata or Pastel de Belém in Portuguese, these are small […]
“Glass Bonbons?” Wait, please don’t scream at me! This is not a DIY craft post. If you have never heard of Glass Bonbons, known in Portuguese as Bala de Vidro, Bala Baiana or Bala de Ovo, now is your chance. But if you have, I am sure that you already know how darn delicious they are. Glass bonbons […]
Easter has already arrived at our blog! And these quick, decadent, and fun Easter Cookie Bars will be one of our treat for this year!!! They are made from graham cracker crumbs, topped with chocolate (brigadeiro) and caramel (doce de leite), and garnished with candy Easter mini eggs (ovos de Páscoa)… Sounds good? They are so […]
Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Farmland® and Latina Bloggers Connect. As always, all the opinions expressed here are honest and my own! First it was the Super Bowl and now, March Madness. Right along with sporting events comes FOOD, and the best eats are handy and tasty finger foods, such as […]