Chef Sabrina’s Egg Scramble With Blistered Tomatoes And Crispy Kale

I had the pleasure of meeting Chef Sabrina Dora López in a brunch at Paradise Farms. The food she prepared was glorious and she was very generous to share her special egg scramble recipe with me. Believe me; this dish is spectacular, equally good served for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. A sprinkling of red […]

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Culinary Legacy

When I was growing up, I was my mother’s little sous-chef in the kitchen – chopping, peeling, dicing, creaming butter and sugar for cakes, frying plantains, among other things. All these little tasks contributed to my ever-growing love affair with food. As humans, we all have to eat. Some people see food as just fuel, […]

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Happiness Begins With A Cup Of Tea

Tea has always been my consoler, my perpetual door to inner peace and tranquility. Pair tea’s soothing qualities with both sweet and savory nibbles and heaven will the final destination. Tea, always tea. *Cover photo by Anna Verdina

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Eleanor Hoh – One Of My Culinary Inspirations

Anyone who knows me is aware of how much I like to visit restaurants just to try something new, something different from what I make at home. Sometimes I am awed and amazed by what I eat, other times I say to myself, “I can do better than this”, so much of it thanks to […]

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Chef Carmen Trigueros Is All About A Balanced Lifestyle

Chef Carmen Trigueros is originally from Guatemala and has made Miami her home. She tells us in her own words how she leads a healthy and balanced lifestyle even though she is always surrounded by food.  Refreshing food means for me low in salt with more herbs and spices rather than strong processed condiments, nothing […]

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How Cooking Can Change Your Life – Just Have To Share This Video

Can you really have your cake and eat it? According to Michael Pollan, you can. In this fun short, Pollan explains how to eat well by following one simple rule without the need for fad diets or deprivation. 

Michael Pollan is an award-winning food writer whose books include, “Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation”, “In […]

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Hallacas : A Venezuelan Christmas Tradition

Originally posted on that other cooking blog:
First. Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas.  Second. Hope you all had plenty of your favorite Christmas delights. Third. We’re here to talk about Hallacas. I’ve posted about this dish a couple of times in the past. We venezuelans eat hallacas only around christmas and new years…

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Happy Holidays!

This year has brought about many changes and the most important lesson I have learnt is to keep things simple. I read this quote somewhere on the internet and I think this thought sums everything up correctly: “If you have family that loves you, a few good friends, food on your table and a roof […]

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Why I Love Miami: A Food Lover’s Perspective

There is more to Miami than rice and beans and Cuban sandwiches. Miami has not one taste but an array of them, an immense multicultural collection of good things to eat and drink. What does Miami taste like? Like pan con lechón, churrasco, tacos, ceviche and flan. Like chirasi, arepas, roasted chicken, key lime pie, […]

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Goodbye Madiba

This has nothing to do with the food we eat, but with food for the soul. The loss of a great inspiration, an example of a limitless capacity for wisdom and forgiveness. A trait I wish I had. Nelson Mandela died this past Thursday, on December 5th, 2013. With his death, a piece of me […]

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Meet My Dining Companions

I am a loner by nature, so eating by myself in a restaurant is not unusual, but eating with great company is so much more enjoyable. Like Epicurus said “ We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink.” I visit restaurants about once every two […]

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How Eleanor Hoh changed the way I cook

Eleanor Hoh, also known as the Wok Star, is a cooking teacher in Miami who enjoys sharing her knowledge of food and love of wok cooking. I have known her for some time now and been to many of her classes and her techniques have permanently changed the way I cook everything now.  People come […]

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Miami Culinary Tours – Get To Know Miami Through Its Fabulous Food

Tasting Miami has never been easier and more interesting since Grace Della decided that this city offers  a plethora of flavors that are worth discovering and sharing. Miami Culinary Tours takes you on walking and bus tours around the city of Miami, most notably  the famous South Beach, also called SOBE and  Little Havana, a […]

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