“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 ...
Smoothies? These and fresh fruit juices are what we drink a lot of in Brazil, given its hot climate and natural abundance of a wide ...
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Paçoca Ice Cream topped with Fried Bananas and drizzled with a luscious Chocolate Sauce is what I have for you today… Huh? Paçoca is a ...
Life is just sweeter with sweets, don’t you think? When the pressure is on, sweets are what I crave… This time around the recipe is ...
I had been hearing a lot about the Brazilian Chef Yara Castro Roberts and her extraordinary cookbook ‘The Brazilian Table,’ but only recently did I have honor of meeting ...
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 […]
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 […]
Hello, everyone! I hope y’all are doing well. As much as I love to talk about Brazil, its food, and culture, as well as cooking techniques, I am here today on a much more honorable mission: to lend my voice to an important cause! I am talking about aid to Christians and other religious and […]
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 na Caipirinha) are no exception!!! For those who may not know, caipirinha is Brazil’s national cocktail made from lime, sugar, and cachaça (a distilled beverage similar to white rum). The preparation […]
Healthy Breakfast on the Go is the latest Brazilian thing! Just like Americans and many other people in the world, Brazilians are getting busier and busier. Many cannot afford to sit down and eat breakfast before heading off to work. Because of our crazy traffic, many have to leave home earlier and earlier. Our breakfast on the go is […]
Happy Chinese New Year!!!! This is just one way to thank my significant and growing number of Chinese and other Asian subscribers — as well as to make mention of a recent trend of Chinese immigration to Brazil (including to my home city, Recife). It is also my opportunity to wish all of you happiness, wealth, and longevity. And for this […]
Call me crazy, but even in these chilly temperatures I still enjoy a super-refreshing and quick Brazilian Limeade (or Limonada Suíça, literally translated as Swiss Lemonade). It is as good as having ice cream in the winter! Limes (with the peel on), water, sugar, and ice are thrown into a kitchen blender, and combined to […]
Valentine’s day is almost here! Who is going to be your Valentine? Mine are my hubby and children… who are craaaaazy for cupcakes. Since such a special occasion deserves an exquisite treat, then decadent and romantic Romeo and Juliet Cupcakes is what we will be having for this year. We are also celebrating our third blog anniversary on […]