Archive | 2014

Raspberry Champagne Cocktail with a Kick!

This New Year’s give your midnight champagne toast a burst of color and flavor by adding fresh red raspberries and a touch of Brazil with some Cachaça. Featured on Fox News Latino Ingredients 6 fresh raspberries 1 ounce agave ½ ounce cachaça Champagne Directions Muddle raspberries with agave. Add cachaça and give it a quick […]

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Pernil (Pork Shoulder)

This pork shoulder recipe, more commonly known among Latinos as pernil, is a dish heavily marinated with garlic. Traditionally served on special occasions, it is sure to please a crowd. The aroma of this recipe reminds me of my childhood. You just knew something special was happening if there was a pork shoulder in the oven […]

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Spicy Peruvian Yuca Mash

Yuca mash is very similar to mash potato with a slightly grainier texture. In this recipe, we’ve incorporated a huancaina cheese sauce giving it a spicy Peruvian touch. Featured on Fox News Latino. Ingredients 2 ½ pounds yuca root, frozen 1 medium to large onion, sliced + ½ cup chopped onion 4 tablespoons olive oil, […]

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Honduran Banana Bread

Perfect for breakfast or brunch, this Honduran banana bread is very dense but super moist and oh, so sweet. The unique ingredient used in this recipe is flaked coconut. It’s like coconut bread taken to a whole new banana level. Featured on Fox News Latino Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature 2 tablespoons lite […]

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Sausage Tortellini Soup

I created this recipe for a teachers luncheon and it was all the rave. I had to share the recipe with quite a few people right away. It’s a perfect crowd-pleaser and so so good on those cold winter nights. Ingredients 1 pound sweet Italian sausage, casings removed 1 cup onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, […]

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Hearty Dominican Stew

It is cold and it’s Dominican Independence Day!  A perfect combination which calls for DR’s traditional stew. This stew, most commonly known as Sancocho is a traditional dish in Dominican Republic that is usually prepared for special occasions like Dominican Independence Day or on the weekends where one would have more time to prepare such […]

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