Appetizers · Brazilian · Snacks

pão de queijo to ring in the new year

On a personal level, my highlight for 2016 was successfully nurturing a tiny fragile human being into a happy and healthy little toddler. Her big siblings are doing alright, too, and Romas is still (hopefully happily) married to me, so all is great. Bring it on, 2017 (I mean adventures, not more babies). From a foodie perspective,… Continue reading pão de queijo to ring in the new year

Brazilian · Dessert · Sem categoria · Snacks

rabanada: a brazilian christmas tradition

It’s been a while. I’ve been mostly eating away during this vacation in Brazil, but I also found a couple of opportunities to cook with relatives in a leisurely way – a rare case when you have little people around. It is Christmas time and it still does not feel like it. Maybe after 10… Continue reading rabanada: a brazilian christmas tradition

Quick Meals · Sem categoria

Junction Bakery & Bistro + sweet potato grilled sandwich

If you are a local (Washington DC area) and you have not yet tried Junction Bakery & Bistro, wait no further. You will find high ceilings, big windows, beautiful floor tiles, not your usual pastries (chia and quinoa or chocolate and hazelnut bars), great coffee and a small but exciting menu. I’ve been going there with a… Continue reading Junction Bakery & Bistro + sweet potato grilled sandwich