Milk buns from Heaven

  I found this recipe in the House & Home magazine, from chef Eric Vellend. I was planning to try the technique of baking bread with a steaming water tray in the bottom of the oven, to get the glossy brown crust for a while and had the opportunity to do so with this recipe.… Continue reading Milk buns from Heaven

The magic of a crispy and fresh no knead bread

I finally did it! I've been waiting for a long time to try a "no knead" bread recipe. I mean, a long time, years actually. I waited until I made one of my most precious kitchen investments and purchased my Le Creuset - Round French oven pan . I was persistent and lucky enough to… Continue reading The magic of a crispy and fresh no knead bread

Perfect moist and light banana bread

Bananas are very abundant in Brazil, all shapes, many different types, found everywhere, a fruit that is commonly taken for granted, as so there is an expression to describe it: "as cheap as bananas". You would think that banana bread would be a favorite there too but it is not. There are plenty of banana… Continue reading Perfect moist and light banana bread

Homemade healthy granola bars

For the times when you're craving something sweet and doesn't really need that nasty chocolate bar to fulfill your desert desire, I have the healthy solution! These granola bars are sweet, nutty, crunchy and delicious. It is great as a snack, tucked in your purse for work, for kids in school and as a quick… Continue reading Homemade healthy granola bars

Shrimp and palm hearts tart

This is a quick and tasty solution for lunch or snack. Add a soup to it and dinner would be ready too! I used store-bought pie shells this time but if you have the time make your own. Here there is a pastry recipe I've been using. I love palm hearts but I know it… Continue reading Shrimp and palm hearts tart