Pascualina Pie (Argentine Spinach Pie)

Pascualina Pie (Argentine Spinach Pie)

            Early spring is here and I’m so looking forward to everything thawing out and green leafy things sprouting and blooming again! I never thought I’d say this, because as a child I really did not like to eat vegetables, but I can’t wait to add new and exciting green foods to my plate every week. [...]

Pane di Pasqua

Pane di Pasqua

Easter is round the corner! In my home country of Argentina, everyone celebrates religious holidays like Palm Sunday, Easter, and Christmas, even if you’re not particularly religious. With the heavy Catholic influence from Spain and Italy since the very origins of the settlements on the River Plate, a lot of Catholic traditions have become embedded [...]

Berlinesas (Berlin Doughnuts)

Berlinesas (Berlin Doughnuts)

Who doesn’t like doughnuts? I confess, I was a slow adopter to these wonderfully decadent, fried pastries. As we cope with pandemic-driven isolation and an early, snowy winter in Minnesota, I found myself craving the delight of a custard-filled doughnut still warm from the fryer. They are such a comforting food during tough times: warm [...]