Chilean Beef Stew


This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Hunt’s Tomato Sauce and Latina Bloggers Connect. This beef stew is another traditional dish made ​​on the stove in Chile. It’s one of  the meals that I loved as a girl, my favorite part was mashing the potatoes and carrots in order to create a puree with the sauce. [...]

German style Cheese Kuchen

German style cheese kuchen

This recipe is part of a compensated campaign in collaboration with Cacique and Latina Bloggers Connect.October, November and December is holiday time in the USA. In October we have Halloween, my girls love it, but another very important holiday for us it Día de los Muertos, at Chile families usually go to the cemetery to [...]

Chilean Milk Braised Pork Loin

Lomo de cerdo en leche

This recipe is sponsored by the National Pork Board. Milk Braised Pork Loin or “chancho en leche”, as it is known in Chile. Apparently it was introduced by the British or Italian immigrants who arrived in the port of Valparaiso. Over the years the spices used in the marinade were changed to adapt to the local [...]

Pumpkin Oatmeal Marshmallow Bars

Cuadrado de zapallo y marshmallows

I developed this recipe for Amigas de Comida KRAFT. This time, I wanted to use one of my favorite products from KRAFT: mini-marshmallows. If you like the combination of pumpkin and marshmallows you will love these easy to make bars. Click to see the recipe: Marshmallow Pumpkin Bars Kraft also has many fun recipes for Halloween [...]

Fielding’s, The Woodlands, Houston


We live in Southwest Houston, and when we go to Dallas, The Woodlands is a nice stop to eat and recharge, especially when we leave after a day’s work. This summer we were in such a situation and decided to try Fielding’s. We loved it. I truly recommend. The service was nice, with a relaxing [...]

Churrascas, Chilean Stovetop Bread


A traditional Chilean stovetop bread, inexpensive, simple to prepare and delicious. The perfect solution for the days when I can not buy bread or just want to remember old times. It is the same recipe used in Chile for the “Tortilla de rescoldo”, a bread cook on ashes, this version uses vegetable oil instead of [...]

Wine Cookies, Chilean recipe


I used to bake these cookies with my mom as a kid. The first thing I learned to cook were cookies, I was the kitchen assistant. These cookies are very economical as they have no butter or much sugar. Sugar was one of the most expensive ingredients in colonial Chile, since you can not cultivate sugarcane [...]