What does breakfast look like in your house? Are you a cold cereal or hot cereal family? Eggs? Pancakes? Or maybe you are one of those that “doesn’t eat breakfast” and rushes out the door with a cup of coffee to fill your belly?
Delicious cupcakes packed with coconut, perfect for Easter or any special springtime day!
Over 15 years ago, I traveled to India. It was a long airplane flight and I remember the heat and the hundreds of people sleeping on the sides of the road. Their houses had been washed away, destroyed, and they had nowhere else to go. Each day, we were met by incredible heat and overwhelming humidity. […]
When people come to visit for a meal here, a lot of questions have to be asked. I need to know if they are visitors who mus be served true Peruvian food, or if they are they type that will just about anything. In the first category always falls my family. I love to impress […]
This is a delicious Malaysian mix of cream and spice, starting with a homemade spice mixture.
So you remember that I am not always a huge fan of coconut. I like when it is mixed into things like cookies or bars. I suppose I am not a fan when it is the primary flavor? But, I set out to try the pie as written. I have no idea why I began […]
This is a delicious carrot cake recipe with a frosting that complimented nicely without overwhelming it. I am certainly planning to make it again soon.
Here is a tropical adaptation of rice pudding. The milk includes coconut milk and the rice is replaced with quinoa. Please do not assume this is the traditional recipe for Peruvian Rice Pudding, because it is rather different. But, it has a lovely similarity. The coconut is subtle and the nuttiness of the quinoa comes […]
When cooking magazines first arrive at my house, I seem to whiz right through, only seeing the words that jump off the page at me. I don’t take time to read it carefully, read it completely. I look for things I know I will like and don’t explore the new, the unknown. But on long […]