Baked Sweet Potato Fries

by: fabiola in: Side Dishes and Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
Baked Sweet Potato Fries

The perfect way to start off summer is always a day of grilling accompanied by a good french fry.  I know it sounds silly but I believe it to be true.  Summer has arrived, even though it really hasn’t where I live, but if I am enjoying a feta stuffed burger, and …

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Nectarine Tartlet

by: fabiola in: Breakfast, Brunch, Bread, Dessert
Nectarine Tartlet

d I simply like saying the word, tartlet.  I think it is cute, dainty, sweet, and versatile.  Say it with me, tartlet.  Yup, I like it.   You know when you are walking near certain fruit and you can smell it as if it was sitting on your nose?  Well, usually …

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Cabbage Chopping

by: fabiola in: Dressings, Condiments, Sauces, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
Cabbage Chopping

I decided to show this because I found many people do not know an easy way to do this.  So I found it to be helpful to show you a tip that helped me.  Maybe you will eat more cabbage now:).

The easiest way to cut the core out …

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chipotle cabbage slaw

by: fabiola in: Salad, Side Dishes and Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
chipotle slaw

With Fathers Day weekend around the bend, I thought it would be a great idea to prepare side dishes that would accompany any great grilling or BBQ festivities.  I love cabbage, I can eat it raw, cooked, in soup, or off the cutting board as I chop it all up. …

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nixtamal ( corn masa )

by: fabiola in: Breakfast, Brunch, Bread
nixtamal

Call me crazy, which you are welcome to do, but I really enjoyed teaching myself how to make this from scratch and not from pre made masa.  I am not knocking the other way by any means.  I just found it rewarding to  know how corn tortillas are really made. …

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food philosophy

by: fabiola in: Travel and Stories
Citrus Olive Oil Mango Cake

I just got a text from my oldest brother, Charlie aka Carlos, wanting to know  if my blog will be based on organic foods, healthy food, or what?  So I thought it would be a good idea to let you know my food philosophy.

First off I like to mention I …

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cool thermometer gadget

by: fabiola in: Travel and Stories
thermometer

This is a restaurant grade thermometer I use in my kitchen almost everyday.  It is super accurate, easy to use and versatile.  Pick one up, or one just like it, at any kitchen store.  You will not regret it.  For instance if you want to the know the temperature of you cast iron griddle, for tortilla making, use the …

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