Roasted sundried tomato tofu

Last night I decided to use up the package of tofu I had in the fridge.  I sliced , marinated and roasted it.  I thought ok, I can add it to my salad… Continue reading

Squash it! Pt.2…

Squash Puree I cut open my Squash and remove the seeds. Sprinkle some sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves.  I then roast the squash at 220C for about 20 minutes. Let it cool off.… Continue reading

Squash …pt.1

Fall is my absolute favorite season. The colors, the cool weather and the comforting food.  I love using pumpkins and squash in my recipes, they offer lots of color and nutrition in the… Continue reading

Bacalhau com natas (Baked Portuguese cod and cream)

Ok. This is my favorite Cod Recipe and I just have to share. (reminds me of mac & cheese) You must try this recipe. At first glance might not look so appealing (fish… Continue reading

Brie baked sammies

Every Family event, I look forward to my Mother-in-laws baked bries. Hot and crusty with oozing cheese. Mushroom brie bake (inspired by my mother-in-law) Take a fresh round bread loaf and cut a… Continue reading

Cucumber Cups: Meatless Mondays

Take a melon baller and scoop up the inner part of thick chopped cucumber. (not all the way through) You then have cucumber cups that are ready to be filled with whatever your… Continue reading

Italian Wedding Soup

Meatballs: 1 small onion, grated 1/3 cup chopped fresh Parsley 1 large egg 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon salt 1 slice fresh white bread, crust trimmed, bread torn into small pieces 1/2… Continue reading

Bife a casa (Portuguese house steak)

A favorite for the hubby is the House steak and eggs. The next day this steak is put on a kaiser bun and packed for lunch. The kids big and small love it.… Continue reading

Broccoli Mac & Cheese

Another quick and easy lunch for the kids. Home made or store bought mac and cheese in some muffin tins tops with some freshly grated cheese and add bits of broccoli. These are… Continue reading

Fairy Sweet Rice

Sweet Rice (Arroz Doce- Portuguese) 2 cups rice water pinch of salt 2 cups milk 3.5 tbsp butter 1 cinnamon stick 1 lemon (rind) 1 cup sugar 4 egg yolks some cinnamon powder… Continue reading