Summer days ask for cold fresh food. Sometimes it can even be hard to enjoy food when the weather is so warm. This salad is so simple, easy and fresh to make life better and easier to enjoy the sun and the flavours of summer!   WHAT YOU WILL NEED: For 2 people 1 cup…


You know, every country has a food obsession and I am so happy to be Brazilian because that means BEANS for me. Brazilians eat black beans everyday and never get sick of it. Actually, If you serve a meal without beans to a Brazilian there is great chance they will call it snack! Ok, ok!…

Corn Bread

Corn Bread is not actually a bread but more like a savory cake. I like to have it as a bread still. You will soon notice corn is everywhere in my cooking. As a Brazilian it brings me memories and comfort so often when I need to feel home again I cook or bake corn…

Peach and Raspberries Smoothie

I tried Peach Melba for the first time in 2009, when traveling with my parents in south of France and I it was love since the first bite…

Sweet Cherry Green Pancakes

I had so many eggs on hand this week and I love the challenge of creating recipes to use them. The obvious would be a fritada, spanish tortilla or even scrambled eggs every morning but I like it better incorporated in different recipes.

Strawberry and Cream Smoothie

A great way to start the day. It’s fast, easy, sweet, healthy and delicious. Who doesn’t like strawberries and cream? I love it!

Ceviche Shitake

Ceviche is a classic Peruvian dish made with fish. Here I recreate this dish with shitake mushrooms. You can use other kind of mushrooms if you don’t have Shitakes on hand.