Soda de Agua de Melon

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Just because summer is winding down doesn’t mean fizzy cold drinks have to be turned down. No no no. I say take advantage of the fresh fruit that is still around and make a quick, refreshing drink.
Honeydew, with its sweet notes really quenches a thirst. And lemon really brightens up anything it comes in contact with. The addition of lemon-lime soda adds some fizz as well as sweetness. The best part: it takes less than five minutes to make. Score! Continue reading

Spinach, Pineapple and Lemon Agua Fresca

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There are all kinds of agua fresca throughout Latin America.  It is simply just water, fruit and sugar blended up and as the name states: it is very refreshing (agua fresca=fresh water) and very delicious if I may say.  Standard flavors for agua fresca include strawberry, cantaloupe, mango and watermelon. Continue reading

Tia Cuca’s Incredibly Easy Postre de Mango

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You see, when one has a genuine passion for cooking it comes through in the food.  There is no amount of salt, or spices or finishing oils that can complete a dish the way passion can.  And Tia Cuca has a passion for cooking.  Her dishes are known and envied throughout inner circles.  Her talent is on par with any chef out there. Continue reading