Kimchi & Cornbread

Buckwheat Cake with Mixed Berry Jam

Cake, Uncategorized | April 6, 2017 | By

I love this cake! It’s not overly sweet, it’s gluten free, and it’s beautifully rustic looking.

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Cranberry Beans and Arugula Salad

I love checking out the produce section of specialty stores. I was going through Mi Pueblo, a local latin American grocery store, when the bright pink color of the cranberry bean pods caught my eye. I had to buy some!

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Quick Vegetarian Arroz Mamposteao, Puerto Rican Rice

I just got back from an amazing trip to Puerto Rico and I’m excited to share some of the dishes I picked up while there. My version is slightly different as I cut down on some of the steps to save time but the flavor is still there. I will also so that sofrito is typically blended until smooth before cooked but I like the chunky vegetables in the rice. It’s up to your preference though.

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Classic Hummus

While store bought hummus can be nice and a time saver, nothing beats homemade hummus. It’s also pretty fast to make so you should definitely give it a try.

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Delicious Honey Cornbread

Uncategorized | May 10, 2016 | By

I can’t believe it took me so long to post a cornbread recipe! This is my go to recipe because it’s fast and makes enough for a meal and some leftovers. 

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Tacos de Arrechera, Skirt Steak Tacos

This is definitely not your typical ground beef taco! This dish is made with juicy skirt steak and cooked the way you like. You can get arrachera from a street vendor or in a restaurant in Mexico.

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Tortillas de Maiz, Corn Tortillas

There is nothing like homemade corn tortillas. These also freeze well so make plenty ahead and put some in the freezer for when you need them.

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Apricot Sweet Chili Glazed Spatchcock Chicken with Chinese Five Spice

Want to spice up your roast chicken? You should try this recipe! The Chinese five spice rub gives the perfect touch of aromatics while the sticky sweet chili sauce wakes up the taste buds.

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