Orange Madeleine with Chocolate and Sprinkles, perfect dessert for Valentine's Day, so easy to make. Yep, no school today again :)
A very simple recipe using pelmeni/ dumplings dough, but yet it is much easier to work with, because with the addition of vegetable oil, the dough is more soft and more elastic. I cooked some of the pelmeni/ dumplings right away for dinner, and placed the remainder in the freezer for another time. Instead of a bamboo steamer,...Read more
This chicken came out so juicy and delicious, and the small kick from the garlic-cilantro sauce gives the chicken an elevated taste. One of my favorite recipes when cooking with a whole chicken! This serves great with vegetables, potatoes, pasta, or rice. I am definitely planning on making it again!
Sweet and sour salsa with a pleasant slightly spicy taste. I usually cook this sauce for Thanksgiving but salsa is always good on a hot summer day as well. This can be served with crackers and cream cheese or just with chips. If you think it is too sour for you, add more sugar. Also try to use tangerine...Read more
A popular dish in America and Australia. This recipe from my mother-in-law is very simple and easy. The main thing in the banana bread recipe is to use ripe bananas. Try to add some nuts, dried fruit, orange zest and/or cinnamon. I usually add walnuts or almonds, as well as a little vanilla. Serve with butter, jam or marmalade. ...Read more
Each year on November 1st and 2nd in Mexico as well as in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, people celebrate the Day of the Dead. This is a touching and at the same time joyous holiday when people remember their dead relatives and ancestors. They believe that the souls of the dead relatives and friends come these days to visit...Read more
Now with the cool fall weather it's time to bake quiches and tarts! I like them because they can be sweet or savory and there are endless combinations to try. With mushrooms out now, I chose to use them along with bacon. The recipe for the dough is the same I use for tarts or pies, it's my favorite and easy...Read more
Sunday is Mexican Independence Day, and restaurants here will honor the occasion by serving up the traditional treat of Chiles en Nogada Chiles en Nogada is a classic Mexican dish originating from Puebla. Stuffed poblano peppers with meat mixed with fruits and spices and topped with walnut sauce, pomegranate seeds and cilantro or parsley. The colors of the dish reflect...Read more