Special Spice Rub

Special Spice Rub

Talking again about Gifts-in-a-jar, this one is a Siemsen's family Christmas tradition:  Special meat spice rub.  Lisa has been maki...

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Leslie Special Chocolate Drink

Leslie Special Chocolate Drink

One week for Christmas and if you still need ideas for presents here is a beautiful one by Leslie Franken. Personally I do love "co...

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Cozy Turkey Hash

Cozy Turkey Hash

This recipe is Lisa’s special holiday’s recipe as it is practically designed to be made with your turkey or chicken leftovers.  It is fr...

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Sapote-Chocolate Coffee Cream

Sapote-Chocolate Coffee Cream

About three weeks ago a friend of mine posted on her Facebook page a photo of a weird brown looking fruit named Black Sapote that apparent...

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Light Roasted Garlic Spicy Hummus

Light Roasted Garlic Spicy Hummus

When it's diet time for you? Me, I don't believe in scales :-) Diet time is when I am almost not fitting on my pants - just like....

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Hazelnut Chocolate Ganache Tart

Hazelnut Chocolate Ganache Tart

This tart is a Classic, a Crowd pleaser and a "super easy to make"dessert - Hazelnut Chocolate Ganache Tart.   You can decorate ...

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Silken Tofu, Black Sesame and Caramelized Onion "cheese cake"

Silken Tofu, Black Sesame and Caramelized Onion "cheese cake"

Yesterday I received this message on my FB page: "oh wise one, can you recommend any good recipe for silken tofu? accidentally came h...

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Chinese Teriyaki Prawns (Shrimp)

Chinese Teriyaki Prawns (Shrimp)

Sea food is not exactly my forte - the reason is I am "hospital grade" allergic to it.    Being food adventurous this is not ...

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Dulce de Leche, Doce de Leite... Not Caramel

Dulce de Leche, Doce de Leite... Not Caramel

Let’s make one thing clear: Dulce de Leche is not caramel. Caramel is made of sugar and water, Dulce de Leche or Doce de Leite, how we ...

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Nunna Sarina's Whole Milk Ricotta

Nunna Sarina's Whole Milk Ricotta

Not a long time ago I shared on The Untamed Cook Facebook page an article titled 6 Things Italian Women Can Teach Us About Appreciating Fo...

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Asian Lamb Lettuce Cups

Asian Lamb Lettuce Cups

I have been meaning to post one of Lisa's recipe for a long time but somehow I never found words to describe this amazing Lady the way...

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Brigadeiro Cupcakes

Brigadeiro Cupcakes

Sunday morning and this is just a little wee post to bright up the day. These are Brigadeiro Cupcakes and I have just baked them because...

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Haruľa - Slovakian Potato Pancake

Haruľa - Slovakian Potato Pancake

I met Alena in the Farmers market about half of an year ago - she had just moved to Australia and didn't know anyone in Brisbane.  We ex...

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Brazilian Pastel

Brazilian Pastel

Once a week Brazilians families shop for fruits, vegetables and other fresh produces at their local Feira Livre.   Feiras are pretty much...

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Homemade English Muffins

Homemade English Muffins

We don't have English muffins in Brazil, the first time I tried them was here in Australia and I simply hated.   I mean REALLY hated. ...

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Red Quinoa, Tomato and Avocado Salad Vietnamese Rolls with Sriracha sauce

Red Quinoa, Tomato and Avocado Salad Vietnamese Rolls with Sriracha sauce

Here is my new invention, a "Latin American Asian fusion"  - Vietnamese rolls with red quinoa, tomato, avocado salad and srirach...

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