Guava Paste Cheesecake

I have been gone for too long but after a day of sick naps I am back. I am back and half revived. Not entirely because I still feel like I’m a zombie pony. But with my shades and a dim computer as migraine prevention, I am going to TYPE…

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Hot Chocolate Cookies

Hot chocolate is considered one of the winter staples, am I right? It’s not officially winter until you’ve had a steaming mug of hot chocolate and if you’re feeling a bit more festive, maybe add a bit of whipped cream or marshmallows OR BOTH! I have been thinking about this…

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Nutella Coquito Festive Holiday Drink

Me and my excuses, right? A plethora of excuses! I should be ashamed! Trust me, I am. I tried balancing starting my MA, house duties, and we just got a new puppy! A lot has happened since we last spoke but I digress, let’s get to the recipe! Umm… Well,…

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Mantecaditos Puerto Rican Cookies

If you are ever lucky enough to visit this enchanted island, I suggest you ask the locals which is the best bakery, and try absolutely everything they have. Puerto Rican bakeries are magnificent. They’re pastry wonderlands filled with secrets and family recipes. If only I could get the recipe of bizocho…

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Tropical Homemade Coconut Ice cream

Coconut ice cream is one of my favorite flavors to devour. On the other hand, I feel very conflicted when it comes to choosing a favorite flavor of ice cream. I have yet to try a flavor, I do not absolutely love, but coconut ice cream is definitely one of…

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Guava Puff Pastry (Pastelillos de Guayaba)

I’m so homesick, guys. It’s ridiculous. I never thought I’d be homesick. But to be entirely honest, I’m only homesick for the food… Does that make me a horrible person?! Granted, I do miss my family and my husband’s family. I really do miss them a lot. They just aren’t…

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Coconut Macaroons (Besitos de Coco)

I have many food related loves. I will not deny it. It’s a part of me I have come to accept.  I must say, having been raised on a tropical island might have had something to do with my obsession with food. I was spoiled with delicious treats and now,…

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