Banana Chocolate Wheat Bran Muffins

Healthy Breakfast Muffins Today’s recipe for banana muffins isn’t very Spanish, but it’s well worth sharing. Ever since accepting my new job, I wake up at the ungodly hour of 6:45 am (after going to sleep around 1:30 am). I’m exhausted and don’t leave myself a minute more than...
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Best Ever Banana Bread Pudding

Banana Bread Pudding: A Quick Homemade Dessert Anyone Can Make! Source I credit my wonderful mother for countless good things in my life, but I blame her for my terrible sweet tooth. Growing up with her delicious cakes, cookies, and pies there was no way to avoid loving buttery...
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Pie Time: Mini Apple Pie-Crisps

Pie Time: Mini Apple Pie-Crisps Thanksgiving is on its way and that only means one thing: pie time. For those of you that don’t know me, I LOVE pie. Sweet pies, savory pies, empanadas, turnovers, tarts… basically give me anything that resembles a pie and it’s sure to make...
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Baking With Olive Oil: A Guide with Recipes

Wondering about baking with olive oil? Can you just substitute olive oil for vegetable oil in a recipe? What about baking with extra virgin olive oil? I had the same questions! When I first started working at the wonderful Ristorante di Paolo in Western Massachusetts, I was immediately drawn to...
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Bravely Baking A Birthday Cake

Despite the small kitchen, uneven oven, lack of measuring cups and scale, and 2 pans of completely different sizes, I went against my better judgement and made it anyway. I mean, no birthday is complete without a good birthday cake and Cadiz isn’t exactly famous for its baked goods....
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Mom’s Medicine: Homemade Zucchini Bread

Best Ever Homemade Zucchini Bread Recipe The past few years have proven that a quick cure for homesickness is comfort food. I suppose it’s because most of us will always associate certain foods and flavors with where we spent our childhood. My medicine comes in the form of pancakes...
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