My husband is technically from Louisiana. He wasn’t born there, but grew up there from age 2. He has the love for Cajun food in the palate. Hence, I make ketogenic meals with enough flavor to get him excited about keto. This Keto Low Carb Cajun Shrimp was a hit for all, except my toddler. […]
Keto Low Carb Scotch Eggs
Since starting a keto lifestyle, I have been loving easy and portable meals that can double as snacks. I have a toddler so anything that is easy to grab and go can save my day. These keto low carb scotch eggs are very simple to prepare and keep in your fridge for the week ahead. […]
Bacalao a la Vizcaina – Spanish Basque Style Cod Fish
Since moving to Houston, TX I haven’t found too many places with bacalao in any form or fashion. In fact, the only place I found, closed down in 2010. I am sure I have to do some digging around town and find a place. After Hurricane Maria, the diaspora has spread out even more so […]
How to Make Plantain Mofongo Balls in the Air Fryer
As a lover of plantains, I try to keep them handy. One of the things I tried this year when I got an air fryer, was to cook mofongo in it. The end results was worth it of a toddler eating it. I must say my toddler inherited my love for plantains. I use plantains […]
My trip to DC and Piononos for One
I have been away for too long and can’t wait to get back to blog about food and adventures. As my first recipes were plantain last year, I decided to do plantains this year. I did piononos or some may say mini-pastelones. I don’t mind what you call it as long as you try it. […]
Pasteles Boricuas – Merry Christmas, Feliz Navidad!
If you have heard “We wanna wish you a Merry Christmas x3 from the bottom of my heart” during the holidays, you may wonder about the artist… Jose Feliciano is Puerto Rican. I can hear it on the radio quite a few times from Thanksgiving to Christmas. The wonders of a little island can reach far beyond […]
Puerto Rican Chicken Stew – A Life to Remember
As I mentioned in my previous post about Beef Stew, I love fricase de pollo or chicken stew. It has a savory and sweet mix that I find very comforting. I loved eating this at home in Puerto Rico and used to add tostones and avocado slices to my plate. [ultimate-recipe-jump id=”309″ text=”Jump to Recipe”] […]
Puerto Rican Beef Stew
While Puerto Rico continues dealing with so much, I decided to finally publish my carne guisada. It’s very simple recipe and the variations of it are many depending on the cook. The one I like is the kind I can throw in the instant pot and 30-40 minutes later the smell takes me back home.
A Comfort Food Named Mofongo
I feel nothing says Puerto Rico to me like a good mofongo. I love it! It’s comforting and flavorful, if done right. It goes well with just about anything from seafood to creole style chicken.