Apple Pie to Warm the Soul

Blanca Cotta was an Argentine cook who was well-known for her simple recipes that often consisted of common ingredients that you’d find in your pantry. She had a sharp wit and sense of humor and a real talent for explaining things so that anyone could understand them, including children, who she wrote recipes for in…

Roasted Tomato and Garlic Soup Recipe

The world tends to fall into two categories of people. Dog people, cat people. Republicans, democratics. And then there are salty and sweet. Some people crave salty flavors, and some, like me and probably you, crave sweet. People sometimes ask me if I cook anything besides sweets, and the answer is, duh. I have to…

Argentine-inspired Sweets: Chocotorta Cupcakes

It happens out of the blue, one day you wake up and say “Oh shit, I haven’t written in my blog for two months.” It’s the result of going on a wild jungle adventure to Brazil, getting a promotion at work and becoming obsessed with lifting weights at the gym. Hey – how else am…