Coquito is a coconut tasting beverage originating from Puerto Rico, popular during the Christmas season. My grandmother and my mother use to prepare it as I was growing up, and the tradition has stayed with me!
Homemade Queso Fresco
Queso fresco is a white, slightly salty fresh cheese featured in Mexican and other Latin American cuisines. Its texture is somewhat firm and crumbly, similar to that of farmer’s cheese. The cheese is ready to eat or can refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.
April 4, 2019
Double Decker Tacos
The best tacos! A soft shell taco is layered with refried beans, then wrapped around a hard shell taco, which is filled with seasoned ground beef and topped with cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, sour cream and fresh guacamole. You can top it with whatever you like, but I recommend loading it up! Also, if you […]
February 26, 2020
Macaron (French Macaroon)
This is the quintessential macaron (NOT macaroon) recipe. I am a baker’s apprentice, and after much trial and error, we (the baker and I) finally perfected the technique. We decided to share with you all. Pipe your choice of filling on a cookie and sandwich another cookie on top. These are like cloud cookie sandwiches […]
June 19, 2020