Friday, March 30th, 2012

Rompope Gelatin

By Abigail Garcia This traditional drink hails from the nuns of Puebla, Mexico. A very traditional drink throughout central Mexico, this thick dessert drink is like a creamy vanilla mix made of milk, egg yolks, and alcohol (think: eggnog). This recipe is for a gelatin using the rompope, a perfect treat for warmer days ahead.

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Delicious Raspberry And Blueberry Tart

This a nice and delicious sweet tart you can enjoy almost every season of the year. I made it for Valentine’s Day, but I really enjoy it for breakfast, midday snack or a fancy dessert. Feel free...

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Amazing Lemon Poppyseed Pound Cake

Ever since I tried this cake at the Flour Bakery in Boston, I have fallen in love for poppyseed-everything!From pastries to bread, from sweet to savory, these amazing seeds just work with everything. This cake is the...

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Lemon Blueberry Buttermilk Loaf

By Melissa Pitts For me, there is nothing better than a hot cup of coffee and a delicious slice of a chocolate or lemon loaf as an afternoon snack. I developed this recipe because the winter citrus...

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Stuffed Plantain Croquettes

One of the dishes I remember the most from my childhood, are the so called “rollitos de plátano” (plantain rolls) my mom used to cook on a no-meat day. Everybody loved them, except for me. Why? No...

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

The New Year’s Grapes Of Hope

By La Cosmopolatina One of the most widely spread traditions in Latin America is that of eating 12 grapes at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve. We’ve all done it – stuffing the grapes down...

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Ponche Salvadoreño A La Miel

By Deysi Alvarez, for the National Honey Board Makes 4 servings. Ingredients: 5 tbsp honey (for infusion of honey, clove and chamomile tea) 1 pineapple 1 red or green apple 1 mango 4 grapefruit 2 mamey (available in...

Friday, December 16th, 2011

Mexican Christmas Ponche

By Abigail Garcia December is one of my favorite months: everything is filled with red, green, white, silver- and in Mexico you also see a lot of orange, yellow and blue. It is also the month of...

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Mixed Berry Pie

By Abigail Garcia I was in charge of bringing dessert for a dinner with friends a few days ago. And, I must say I love berries, but since autumn is not the best season for berries, I...

Monday, October 31st, 2011

“Bloody” Pomegranate Margaritas

By Melissa Pitts Happy Halloween! While you hand out candy, watch a scary movie (or watch the football game!) this year, why not enjoy a bright red, “bloody” margarita? This drink uses bottled pomegranate juice, a splash...

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Banana Bran Muffins

By Abigail García My husband loooves muffins, so I always find myself searching for new, healthy and low fat recipes, just to help him indulge without the guilt of eating a 500 calorie small muffin as breakfast....

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Pineapple Agua Fresca

By Melissa Pitts A classic essential for summer! This is an easy and refreshing drink made with just pineapple, water and sugar. There are infinite possibilities for aguas frescas such as tamarind or watermelon. For a fun...

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Mamey Gelatin

By Abigail Garcia Mamey is originally a Mexican fruit, rare to find anywhere in New York City–if you ever find it. Look for the mameys that have a firm skin without any bruises. When they have softened...

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Corn Ice Cream With Berry Compote

By Melissa Pitts Yep, another way to use up your corn this summer! This time it’s in a creamy ice cream topped with blueberries and blackberries. The first time I had sweet corn ice cream I thought...

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