Food, Recipes

Summer Tips: Fruit-Infused Water

Staying hydrated during the summer turns out to be a difficult task. We get so busy and excited for the activities ahead that we sometimes forget to grab a glass of water. To some people is even harder to consume water because they dislike the taste of it. Perhaps I should say that they dislike… Read More Summer Tips: Fruit-Infused Water

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Summer Tips: Grocery Shopping

Summer time has arrived for the Northern Hemisphere of the World, while the Southern is now experiencing some pleasant cold like here in Angola. Although the weather is cold for us nationals, the cold season in Angola does not compare with the rest of the world. 21 °C (70 °F) is still considered summer for… Read More Summer Tips: Grocery Shopping

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Apple & Cinnamon French Toast

When I first arrived in the United States back in 2007, there were a ton of dishes which were pretty much unknown to me. I thought I had a broad vision about food around the world, but I never been so happy for being wrong. My God! I was lost in the food wilderness. Tacos,… Read More Apple & Cinnamon French Toast

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Strawberry Jam Cake

Is there anything better than home cooked meal or cake? You have to admit that those homemade cakes your favorite auntie or mom did made you crave for more. Homemade cakes are pretty awesome and delicious specially when shared with our loved ones. Somehow these cakes remind of the old times in which the only… Read More Strawberry Jam Cake

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Saturday Thoughts: Loving Food

I was thinking today in yesterday’s lunch, one of my favorite things to eat during the working days. A nice piece of grilled fish. A lemon and garlic based seasoning revolves the fish to give a fresh and sharp flavor. After each bite, there is a mini explosion of flavors in my taste buds specially… Read More Saturday Thoughts: Loving Food

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Sautéed Mizuna, Japanese Mustard Greens

Mizuna is a Japanese mustard green from the family Brassicaceae (species Brassica juncea var. japonica). The weird bitter taste that hits your taste buds after taking a couple of bites of the nicely seasoned mixed salad greens. Although it is odd at first, the flavor is pleasant once you pair the salad with a good seasoning… Read More Sautéed Mizuna, Japanese Mustard Greens

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Take Me As I Am, A Shrimp & Cilantro Rice

I have grown up eating seafood, and normally that would meant that I am addicted to that… Realistically speaking I think this approach is right on spot. From lobster to the oysters and crawfish to clams, the world of seafood has transformed my food world into the best of the experiences ever. The first gateway… Read More Take Me As I Am, A Shrimp & Cilantro Rice