Chocolate Lava Cake

Chocolate Lava Cake

So,  is Friday again and Calories don't count during the weekend right? This recipe is one of my friends favorites and you can call ...

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Feijão Tropeiro (Drover's Beans)

Feijão Tropeiro (Drover's Beans)

This is another Brazilian Favorite Dish - one of the dishes that come from my family state, Minas Gerais, that is not very well known arou...

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Untamed Link Party #1 - Go Crazy!!!

Untamed Link Party #1 - Go Crazy!!!

Welcome to the first Untamed Link party!!!  Every Tuesday the Untamed Cook will be hosting a link party with a different theme.    Every...

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Raspberry Cream Profiteroles

Raspberry Cream Profiteroles

Profiteroles are made of Choux Pastry that is very different from all other pastries - it is just water and flour enriched with butter and...

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Capirinha and Cachaça

Capirinha and Cachaça

Yes, I think I am feeling a bit nostalgic, after Feijoada and Manjar Branco let’s talk about some stronger Brazilian stuff :-) Caipir...

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Manjar Branco - Brazilian Blancmange

Manjar Branco - Brazilian Blancmange

Manjar Branco or Blancmange in English is another dish like Feijoada that is not exactly Brazilian but is “traditionally” Brazilian. O...

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Feijoada - Brazilian Black Bean Stew

Feijoada - Brazilian Black Bean Stew

Feijoada - Brazilian Black Bean Stew It would be unfair to nominate only one dish to be the Brazilian national dish. Our culinary is so ...

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Vegetarian Berber-Style Pizza

Vegetarian Berber-Style Pizza

I learned what was and how to make Medfouna, the Beber-Style Pizza, reading the awesome book " Make it Moroccan " from Hassan M...

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Smoked Eggplant Croquette

Smoked Eggplant Croquette

Eggplant was the only thing I've ever seen my grandmother saying she didn't like, therefore for me, starting to eat eggplants was ...

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Pomegranate Tabbouleh

Pomegranate Tabbouleh

I am sure you heard me saying before that I don't like messing up with classics but today I am making an exception just because I like t...

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Saffron Orange Blossom Water Crème brûlée

Saffron Orange Blossom Water Crème brûlée

Creme Brulee or how I like calling it Creme Catalana (its Spanish name) is nothing more than a bit of custard baked and covered with some cr...

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Homemade Gourmet Sausage Rolls

Homemade Gourmet Sausage Rolls

Tonight is footy finals here in Australia and I decided to make some footie treats to the hubby and I guess there is nothing more "fo...

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Persephone's - Pomegranite Cocktail

Persephone's - Pomegranite Cocktail

This Cocktail was an invention of a couple of friends that have a party buffet.      It didn't have a name, we used to call it Pomegra...

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Hummus

Hummus

Here is something you should never buy in the store:  Hummus. I promise it takes less than 10 minutes to make!  All you need to do is keep ...

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Hummus and Spanish Chorizo on Turkish Bread

Hummus and Spanish Chorizo on Turkish Bread

I posted this photo on my Facebook page some months ago, it was first made with leftover hummus, bits and pieces of Spanish chorizo and oreg...

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Spiced Rice

Spiced Rice

I have been meaning to post this recipe for a long time but I never actually used measures to make it, just a pinch of this a pinch of that ...

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GROW - Reducing food waste

GROW - Reducing food waste

GROW is an Oxfam Method that defends that everybody can use their everyday buying and cooking power to promote sustained change in ...

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Easy Chocolate Brownie

Easy Chocolate Brownie

I am not going to say this is the best Chocolate Brownie you ever had but I will say that is the easier chocolate brownie recipe ever. T...

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Latke with Horseradish Cream and Smoked Salmon

Latke with Horseradish Cream and Smoked Salmon

Latkes, a very yummy fried potato pancake, are traditionally eaten during the Hanukkah.    I am not Jewish but I have lovely Jewish frie...

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Yabba dabba doo Rib Rub

Yabba dabba doo Rib Rub

TGIF!  Here is one for the blokes. :-) Weekend is right on the corner so why not to start preparing today a nice Barbecue?  Here is the re...

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Heavenly Mud - Dark Chocolate Mousse

Heavenly Mud - Dark Chocolate Mousse

I was starting to believe that it was one of those family legends -  one of those collective family delusions that after being repeated hund...

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Rachel's Pretty Delicious Chili con Carne

Rachel's Pretty Delicious Chili con Carne

I have this Chili con Carne recipe in my recipe notebook since I was something like 13 yo :-)   Needless to say that I love it and it was a ...

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