When the paintbrush fails, cooking proves itself to be a fulfilling creative outlet. Conclusively, cooking is more satisfying than painting; endless variety of media can be employed and multiple senses stimulated. A good dish contains the same
These empanadas are simple, and delicious. A good meatless option.
12 Empanada Pastry Sheets or ‘Tapas’ 1 Package of Frozen Spinach 3 Tablespoons of Sour Cream 1
This recipe is adapted from Cooking Light Rosti Casserole recipe.
Ever since I was a kid, I loved having breakfast for dinner. Since Argies aren’t big on hearty breakfasts, now breakfast for dinner is my best chance to eat brunch foods, which
Empanadas that is!
A three week family trip around South America really made me realize that I love empanadas too much. I really couldn’t wait to get back to Buenos Aires just to have some again. I ate them for three days straight when I got
I never cared for sun-dried tomatoes.
But slow roasted tomatoes are a different story.
Tomatoes. Any kind, any size. Sliced. Olive oil. For drizzling. Pinch
I got a craving for pesto.
The old green gunk in the fridge was not going to cut it.
I wanted it fresh. Super green. Chunky, sticky and oily.
The only problem was that I didn’t have basil or pine nuts or money to buy them.
But I did have cilantro
I know …. I talk a lot about my verduleria. Because honestly, I love it.
There are three different fruit stands that I frequent, but of course I have my favorite. Its run by Marli and her husband, and their adorable 2 year old son.
When I went
Living in Argentina has taught me many things. I learned how to teach English, how to speak Spanish, how to navigate a socialized medical system as an illegal immigrant….but the best thing I’ve learned in Argentina is how to cook.
I have come to the conclusion that there are two types of cooks in the world: those who follow a recipe to create something specific, and those who look in the fridge to see what they can scrounge up and try to pass it off as a meal. I am a member
hhmmm…what to make for dinner? It’s near the end of the month, so the budget is tight. Had to assemble something from the food around the house.
First I made this tomato sauce – diced a tomato, half an onion and some garlic then