Christmas brings us gifts and a few extra calories. Some people believe it is not worth going on a diet during the holidays, so they choose to relax thinking that, in January, they will take care of the extra pounds. But, for those who prefer partying and welcoming the new year without regrets, these tips (that I follow all year long) will not make you feel like a “sinner” during the most festive time of the year.
There is no doubt fresh cilantro is one of the main ingredients in our Hispanic kitchen. Regardless of the way you have cooked it, I am sure its aroma has ‘owned’ your dinner table every single time. Curiously, cilantro or coriander seeds are not commonly used by us when compared to the Indian, Chinese, or Thai cuisine. So, in this article, I decided to convince you to use coriander seeds because, after all, they also deserve a role in our recipes.
Choosing a wine is like falling in love, the best one is going to be the one that you like. The art of pairing is exactly that, an art! Although it sounds fancy and sort of deciding what to do for the scientific fair, pairing food and wine has a purpose: to enhance each other’s experience when put together. Just like a good marriage! It is necessary to consider the wine’s structure, like acidity, alcohol, and sugar levels, among other factors; that will make every sip and bite feel like a “religious experience”.
Aún recuerdo de chica, las ansias con las que esperábamos en mi casa la temporada de alguna fruta o vegetal de temporada, ya fuera por que lo teníamos sembrado en casa o por ir al mercado y ser de los primeros en saborearlo.
Mientras en EU, el Caribe y algunos países de Latinoamérica celebramos Halloween, los mexicanos y ecuatorianos se preparan para una de sus festividades más típicas: el “Día de los Muertos”.
Traveling has its advantages but, when you are away from home as much as I am, it is not as glamorous as it may seem. Whether you are a frequent, seasonal or once a year flyer, these tips will come very helpful before getting on the next plane, especially if flying for more than two hours.