Quinoa with Fresh Fruits, Raisins and Candied Walnuts

I’ve heard a lot of good things about quinoa ( keen-wah) so I bought a pack from a health food store to give it a try…and I’m so glad I did.   Quinoa (pronounced as keen-wah) is super-healthy, it contains lots of amino acids and iron and other minerals that are very good for us but the best part for me is […]

Banana Chocolate Chunks Cookies

Word..these cookies are so yummy I can’t seem to stop eating ’em…help!  😉 I made these cookies for my kids but I end up eating most of it ..lol;  good thing this recipe makes 3 dozens so there’s still plenty left- mostly the ones with raisins ( I took a third of the batter and added raisins and to […]


What?..what’s that again?!..my kids asked after I told them what we’re having for dessert.. it’s kaiser-something, I said and please don’t ask me anymore because I honestly can’t say it correctly, all I know is that I have to make this after seeing it on Wolfgang Puck’s website because it looks so yummy! Kaiserschmarrn is an Austrian dessert that […]

Raisin Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

One of the best cookies I’ve tried.. it’s chewy, nutty, yummy and healthy.  I didn’t expect I will like it this much because it doesn’t have my fave ingredient: chocolates!!  I was tempted to add chocolate chips but this recipe has great reviews over at the food network site so I decided I will just replace the […]

Hot Cross Buns

It was Good Friday yesterday and I decided to make hot cross buns after watching Martha Stewart the night before making this on her show. I wasn’t really planning on making this but I happen to have all the ingredients and Martha said these buns are traditionally made on Good Friday which is just perfect. […]

Macaroni Chicken Salad

Macaroni  salad is my mother’s favorite, she makes it for both Christmas’ Noche Buena meal  and on New Year’s Media Noche. She’s proud of her macaroni salad; I, personally am not a fan of this, I can only eat one or two bites just to please my mom…everyone thinks I’m odd for not liking it..for some reason […]

Arroz ala Cubana

Ever since I was little, we always have rice for breakfast to start our day. Sometimes it’s champorado or rice porridge but most of the time its rice, egg and meat or dried fish with chocolate drink and sometimes coffee (yes, I started drinking coffee at a very young age, about 8 I think, that […]

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal-raisin cookies will always be special to me. It’s the first cookie recipe that I tried more than 10 years ago now. I didn’t know anything about baking really, all I knew was I wanted to bake, make lots of chips ahoy! cookies, my fave. But I couldn’t find chocolate chips then so I turned […]