Author Archives: Platanos, Mangoes and Me!

SPINACH + HEIRLOOM TOMATO STRATA WITH ASIAGO

I for one love my breakfast dishes.  When they opened Norma’s at Le Parker Meridien in NYC I was so excited as it had my name, but also they serve breakfast all day. Our Creative Cooking Crew came up with this month’s … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Breakfast/Brunch, Cheese, Eggs, International Dishes, Italian Dishes, Vegetarian | 10 Comments

TEMBLEQUE (PUERTO RICAN COCONUT PUDDING) + SWEET CILANTRO/MINT SAUCE

The challenge for March from Creative Cooking Crew is “The Perfect Bite”.

Posted in Desserts, Latin Contemporary, Latin Traditional, Puerto Rican - Tipico, Puerto Rico, Something Different, Uncategorized, Vegetarian | 12 Comments

TWO BLOGGERS IN THE KITCHEN

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SUSHI RICE VEGETARIAN PIZZA

February has been one hell of a month in New York with all the snow and chilly weather so I escaped to Miami. Last time I traveled I picked up February’s Food & Wine Magazine. I looked through it and … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Rice/Risotto, Something Different, Vegetarian | 16 Comments

FLAN FOR VALENTINE’S DAY

FLAN FOR VALENTINE'S DAY.

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FLAN FOR VALENTINE’S DAY

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STEWED PIGEON PEAS WITH GREEN PLANTAIN DUMPLINGS – GANDULES GUISADOS CON BOLLITOS DE PLATANOS VERDES

Our Creative Cooking Crew took December 2013 off for the holidays. Here we are starting 2014 with a great challenge:  Let’s tackle some internationally known ethnic dishes – and present them in new, creative and exciting ways.  The star this … Continue reading

Posted in Gandules, Latin Traditional, My recipes, Plantains, Puerto Rican - Tipico, Sofrito | 18 Comments

FELIZ NAVIDAD Y UN PROSPERO 2014 – MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY 2014

 

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A FAVORITE APPETIZER WITH A TWIST FOR THANKSGIVING -DEVILED EGGS – RUSSIAN SALAD

Creative Cooking Crew’s theme for this month is to bring an appetizer to a Thanksgiving dinner party which you have been invited to.

Posted in Appetizers, Breakfast/Brunch, Eggs, Latin Contemporary, My recipes, Potatoes, Vegetarian | 24 Comments

“COQUITO” FRENCH TOAST – PUERTO RICAN EGGNOG FRENCH TOAST

This month’s Creative Cooking Crew’s challenge is cooking with spirits.  This was an easy challenge for me  because as the holidays approach, I start to make my “coquito” Puerto Rican eggnog.

Posted in Breakfast/Brunch, Desserts, Eggs, Holidays, Latin Contemporary, Latin Traditional, My recipes, Puerto Rican - Tipico, Puerto Rico | Tagged , , , , , , , | 22 Comments