Tapas D’Jerez

    Croquetas. Ham,  shrimp and spinach cream, breaded.  Spanish classic Tapas. Tapas. Appetizers, snacks, light meal (if you combine 2 or 3 of them.) Cold, hot, battered, fried, baked. Spain has its way of making an imprint, since the colonial times. Once you have tried tapas you have been conquered! They’re contagious and delicious. In…

Humus

Often in this blog, my Lebanese heritage and influence comes through in my recipes. My Dad raised us with respect for world cuisine, with middle eastern cuisine being at the center. Tahini, main humus ingredient, was one of My Dad’s favorite! In Colombia, tahini was the only name that stuck with my generation, at least. Simple….

Super Bowl 2014 – 5-Minute Wasabi Crackers Apetizer

Thinking about this 2014 Super Bowl Sunday, I spoke to several friends looking for appetizer suggestions and this 5-Minute (literally) wasabi crackers appetizer caught my attention. I tried it at home and I am sharing the recipe with you. After going to so many Super Bowl parties maybe you’ve run out of options of what…

Tropical Italian Antipasto Fusion

The holidays are just around the corner.. It is my favorite time to create new recipes to amaze family and friends. Last Friday we had a friend from the Philippines for dinner and I cooked fried plantains to accompany coconut fried rice and an awesome beef brisket! That was the exact same night I came…