Desserts · English · snacks

Blueberry S’mores

Summer time = s’mores season right? My favorite season is Summer ☀️. I can’t believe it is almost over. Summer should lasts forever!!! The other day, I saw these Dark Chocolate Blueberry Squares from Ghirardelli and I immediately purchased a bag. I thought about making some s’mores and adding fresh blueberries to them, so it… Continue reading Blueberry S’mores

Baking · English · Gluten Free

Gluten Free Coconut Cookies

Gluten Free Coconut Cookies!!! Even though we are not gluten free people, or allergic to gluten, sometimes I bake gluten free, just so we can have options available for those who seek a gluten free diet. This recipe is actually an old recipe from my mom. We used to eat these cookies as a children,… Continue reading Gluten Free Coconut Cookies

Desserts · English

Strawberry Ice Cream- no machine 

Only 3 ingredients and a blender. This is all you need to make homemade strawberry ice cream. I have a lot of kitchen appliances, but I don’t have an ice cream maker. I have seen several posts on Instagram of no machine ice cream. The recipes are very simple and they vary from one recipe… Continue reading Strawberry Ice Cream- no machine 

Baking · Desserts · English

Peach Frangipane Tart 

Summer and peaches. That is a tasty combination, right? It is also a super fun collaboration that I was invited to participate in with other amazing bloggers and Instagramers. It was organized by Rebecca and Ruth Bloom  (http://www.squaremealroundtable.com) and Annie Garcia (http://whatannieseating.com/). Have a look their blogs: many delicious recipes!!! For this collaboration, we all… Continue reading Peach Frangipane Tart 

Baking · Desserts · English

Strawberry Tartlets with Pastry Cream 

You may be tired of hearing me saying that I love strawberries. But it’s true. Strawberry is my favorite berry. When they are in season, I always make a lot of dishes with them. These strawberry tartlets remind me of my childhood. I remember when I was a little girl going to a bakery with my… Continue reading Strawberry Tartlets with Pastry Cream 

Baking · Cakes · English

Brigadeiro Cake 

Tomorrow is Father’s Day and today I made a simple, but very delicious chocolate cake with brigadeiro for my husband.  Brigadeiro is a super famous Brazilian candy. In Brazil most of the celebrations have brigadeiro or brigadeiro cake.  My husband is American and he loves chocolate. So when I (A Brazilian girl) introduced brigadeiro to… Continue reading Brigadeiro Cake 

Baking · English

Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins 

A little bit of crunchiness from the cornmeal, with the juices bursting out of fresh blueberries, and sprinkles of coarse sugar on top, make these beauties a bakery style muffin.  They have an amazing taste, not too sweet though. Perfect with a cup of coffee in the morning. I love muffins, and blueberry muffins are… Continue reading Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins