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Sunday, May 1, 2016

Multicolor Caprese Salad (and Happy Cinco de Mayo)

Multicolor Caprese Salad. Whenever I buy buffalo milk mozzarella, I make Caprese salad, one of my favorite salads. Today’s Caprese salad is so beautiful because it's made with a mixture of multicolored tomatoes I bought just because they looked so cute in their package. When I checked them, I realized they were a produce from Mexico.

Friday, April 15, 2016

The American Dream: Come and Clean!

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Nine years ago, when I came to live in the U.S. for good, I spent the first six months missing. I missed, for example, my children nannies and my house helpers: the ladies that used to help me to keep my place impeccable.

I remember myself bitterly joking: "I’m living the American dream: come and clean," and then finding comfort thinking that we certainly have our helpers that make our lives easier.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Agua de Jamaica

Agua de Jamaica. Spring came and I am determined to incorporate more flowers and herbs to my meals. And this delicious agua fresca (literally fresh or cold water) is nothing but an iced tea that is made by boiling dried hibiscus flowers. In Venezuela, hibiscus is called cayenas, but in México and Central America they are known as Jamaica. 

Gluten-free Pasta al Filetto di Pomodoro (and people who inspire me)

Gluten-free Pasta al Filetto. A few days ago, I wrote about how inspiration comes in many forms and unexpectedly. More than sharing a new recipe for gluten-free pasta al filetto di pomodoro (which of course I'll share), today I want to talk about inspiration and people who inspire me. So this post is dedicated to my dear Chuky Reyna.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Cooking with flowers (when inspiration strikes)

The goodies shown in this post were sent by Mary Kay for my review.

Cooking with flowers. Recently, the mail brought me a surprise. Everything was as unexpected as the feelings I experienced while opening the box. Within it, came a makeup case, skin lotions, a perfume, a kit for manicure and pedicure including nail polish in the most beautiful spring colors, scented soaps...
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