Sweet green papaya – Dulce de papaya verde


Green papaya sweet As in previous years, I take this time to commemorate the national holidays celebrated during the month of November in Panama. Today's recipe is perfect for this, since it is one of the most typical sweets of my country. It originated in the countryside and in the kitchens of the interior, it …

Pumpkin Bars


I am way behind on my posts... this one have been pending since November! (yes, since Thanksgiving...) But I didn't want 2014 to end without publishing this fantastic recipe, courtesy of a coworker. The original version is for a delicious pumpkin pie. But it needs a slightly smaller baking pan that the ones I had …

250 g tamarind


Tamarind. Its taste brings back so many childhood memories ... especially going to the "tienda" to buy tamarind balls and pay for them one “real” (5 cents) or asking our neighbor if she has tamarind “duritos”. This fruit is delicious, healthy and very versatile; there are countless recipes with tamarind in many different cultures. Today …

Cheesecakes y los 20 años de FRIENDS


Para celebrar los 20 años de FRIENDS vuelvo a publicar esta receta inspirada por un episodio de esta fantástica serie. No sé si la tarta de queso que he hecho es tan buena como la de “La Pequeña pastelería de mamá” que tanto parece gustarle a Rachel y a Chandler, pero supuestamente es  "El mejor New …

The one with All the cheesecakes and 20 years of FRIENDS


Today we celebrate 20 years of FRIENDS, so I'm going to repost this oldie from when I celebrated my 10,000 visits, three years ago (almost 223, 000 today). A lot of fun, new friends, stress, reading, cooking, writing and EATING... Thanks for your support!  I never get tire of FRIENDS, it is the one show …