Category Archives: Breakfast/Brunch


Posted in Breakfast/Brunch, Desserts, Latin Traditional | 42 Comments

Christmas Dinner for Friends – Salmon en Croute

Hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas.  I take this time to thank you all for your good wishes for a speedy recovery.  I am on the mend and happy to be back…the heck with the pain…I need to cook and post.  I … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Breakfast/Brunch, French, Holidays, International Dishes, Seafood, Something Different, Uncategorized | 20 Comments


My friend Alex who is from Venezuela and now living in Jacksonville, Florida came to visit and after his leaving I got nostalgic for some of the foods I miss from my adopted country.  He had asked that I make … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast/Brunch, Latin Traditional, Salads, Something Different, Vegetarian, Venezuela | 21 Comments

Piñón – Puerto Rican Lasagna

My friend, Lulu, is very brave and a talented young woman.  She has asked a while back that I do a Piñón post.  You see Lulu fell in love and picked up her bags and moved from New York City to Kenya.  Hopefully, … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Breakfast/Brunch, Children's Menus, Latin Traditional, Puerto Rican - Tipico, Something Different | 41 Comments

Ladies of the Night Blue Plate Special – Plato de Puta – Fried Eggs, Rice and Sweet Plantains

I have no idea how this story started.   Since I could rememeber my Mom would make this dish.  As years passed I learned that they called it…

Posted in Breakfast/Brunch, Eggs, Puerto Rican - Tipico, Rice/Risotto, Something Different, Vegetarian | 32 Comments

Braised Italian Sweet Sausage with Balsamic – Glazed Onions and Grapes

Who knew that grapes and sausages are a classic Italian pairing?

Posted in Breakfast/Brunch, International Dishes, Italian Dishes, Meats | 21 Comments

My Picnic in Manhattan – Spanish White Bean Omelette with Serrano Ham Powder- Tortilla de Judias Blancas con Polvo de Jamon Serrano

I live In Manhattan, the West Village, New York University area.  A city that has everything to offer. If you cross West Houston you are in Soho. Near the Lower East Side, a few blocks away from China Town and Little … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast/Brunch, Children's Menus, International Dishes, Spain, Tapas | 18 Comments