Hummus devilled eggs with salsa verde

Hummus devilled eggs with salsa verde

Who doesn’t love deviled eggs or hard cooked eggs? They go well with everything no matter what flavors you add to them.  Easy to make, boil and cut them to get the yolks out and mix it with anything. The perfect holiday Easter hors d’oeuvres. This coming Easter I invite you to try this unique version with my personal twist on the traditional. I have to say that I am addicted to eggs, I eat them on any form and these devilled eggs are filled with one of my most favorite things, hummus; a creamery mixture of, egg yolks, garbanzos, garlic, chipotle sauce, tahini, lemon, olive oil and chives. … [Read more...]

Sweet plantain cake

Sweet plantain cake

This cake is different but good. I grew up eating plantains and although I have always preferred the green and savory side of it with this cake I proof that sweet plantains are as … [Read more...]

Sopa de coconut and butternut squash with pistachio oil

Sopa de coconut and butternut squash with pistachio oil

Hola amigos! This winter does not want to leave us. How have we all managed? Well, on my side it is been lots of staying home and staying warm; of course making lots of soups and … [Read more...]

Soft Polenta with Shrimp a la Catalane

Soft Polenta with Shrimp a la Catalane

Polenta was a dish unknown to me until a few years ago. It is a dish that my Italian in-laws relate to the depression era after I served it to them on their last visit; to my … [Read more...]

Citrus Cake with cream cheese butter cream

Citrus Cake with cream cheese butter cream

If you only have one cake to bake then bake this one. Somehow I have become this cake addict aficionada who finds no excuses to not make it. I have researched many citrus cakes but … [Read more...]

Chicken Chupe

Chicken Chupe

My appreciation and love affair for Ecuadorian and Peruvian cuisine developed slowly after I moved to NYC many years ago. My first two years in the state were full of surprises … [Read more...]

Osso Buco Dominican Style

Osso Buco Dominican Style

We know the food we like when you eat it every day and yet never get tired of it. Dominican food is so simple, so common, but very good.  My sister cooks the same kind of food day … [Read more...]

Little neck clams with chorizo over pasta

Littleneck clams with chorizo over pasta

Hello amigos. What a busy week!  I am getting ready to spend Christmas in the Dominican Republic. Only thinking about packing makes me want to change my mind and stay home, put up … [Read more...]

Chili Pepper cranberry sauce & Semi-sweet Roasted carrots

Chili Pepper cranberry sauce & Semi-sweet Roasted carrots

  It is so exciting to cook for thanksgiving, especially for those that we love and cook for every day. Thanksgiving is very special for me; I have a … [Read more...]

Wild roasted cod with spaghetti squash and brown butter sauce

Wild roasted cod with spaghetti squash and brown butter sauce

  Sometimes it is not so bad to eat butter. Occasionally, in a moment of gastronomic gluttony I let myself go, releasing the guilt of eating too much or the wrong things. There is … [Read more...]

Majarete-Corn Pudding

Majarete-Corn Pudding

It’s fall! You know fall is here when the air starts to get colder, the trees are turning red and yellow and the day is getting shorter. Fall is my kind of season, a season for … [Read more...]