Mexican Pan Dulce

Mexican Pan Dulce

Feliz Cinco de Mayo! As an Argentine, I was never aware of this holiday until I moved to the United States and made some friends in the Mexican American community It was nice to meet Mexican hermanos y hermanas who shared the same language, many customs, and could relate to the experience of living with two cultures [...]

Mocha Latte Cheesecake

Mocha Latte Cheesecake

Who doesn’t love coffee? I know I rely on this magical beverage to wake me up every morning and power me through the day. I’m actually one of those rare people who still prefers to brew her own coffee at home rather than go to Starbucks or Caribou Coffee. A Starbucks habit is definitely something [...]

Strawberry-Orange Macaroons

Strawberry-Orange Macaroons

Who doesn’t like coconut? Coconut is one of those foods that is so immensely versatile that it can be used in desserts and savory dishes alike. I am amazed that one fruit can be transformed into: cream of coconut, coconut oil, coconut flakes, coconut milk, and coconut water, producing an almost infinite number of dishes [...]

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 [...]