Gypsy's Arm - a luscious sponge cake with a creamy tropical filling
White Wine Sangria Jelly Shot, made with white wine, OJ, vodka, Cointreau and chopped fruit
Rhubarb lemon verbena gelee, a sophisticated answer to summer's gelatin dessert
Mimosa Jelly Shot made with fresh OJ, champagne, orange flower water and Knox gelatin, garnished with edible flower petals.
Two Melon Mousse - a light & airy pastel colored dessert of watermelon & honeydew mousse
Cucumber-Lime Margarita Jelly Shot - cucumber, tequila, Cointreau and lime, tied up with cucumber ribbons. Cayenne Sprinkle on the side for dipping. Easy recipe.
A trio of raspberry desserts: Raspberry Green Tea Jellies, Dark Chocolate Raspberry Pots de Creme, and Raspberry Pavlovas
The perfect cold dessert - Strawberry Moscato Granita with Moscato Jelly
White Wine Grape Jelly
Nicaraguan-style Repochetas. A grilled quesadilla, topped with slaw, Mexican crema and cilantro and eaten like a taco!
Vanilla flavored panna cotta is served with caramelized, balsamic roasted figs. A simple, but delicious dessert!
Japanese Strawberry Shortcake. A not too sweet cake for mom's birthday
Prosecco-lime jelly with nectarines and blueberries
Sweet corn soup with cilantro and a dollop of smashed avocado with lime.
Cuban Flank Steak gets more flavor from a marinade with lime, cumin, and oregano.
cuban black beans
MexiCali Ice Cream! Horchata Ice Cream with a Dulce de Leche Swirl. Inspired by a taco truck.
Sunday Morning Hash. Chili roasted potatoes, carne asada, and chopped jalapeno and onion, make this hash worth making.
Homemade guacamole, to go with a great summer dinner of tilapia tacos with mango salsa. Easy, healthy and delicious!
Roasted Garlic Guacamole
Chiles Rellenos with Huitlacoche (corn fungus)
This sandwich captures my favorite flavors from Mexico, between two slices of jalapeno/pineapple bread.
Vanilla Bean Cheesecake with Jellied Cream, Raspberry Gelee, Accompanied by Yogurt Sherbet
Vanilla panna cotta with rosewater roasted strawberries
Looking for the perfect gazpacho? Here it is.
Leftover steak (or chicken) is easily transformed into such a fresh Mexican tacos that no one will know they're getting last night's meat.
Mexican rice - a fool-proof recipe
Wild blueberry and vanilla bean panacotta
grilled eggplant + herbed goat cheese rollatini
Retro grape Jello mold with peaches for the Mad Men premiere!
Roasted Tomato Salsa -- so simple, yet SO flavorful!
Vegan eggplant rollatini stuffed with toasted pine nut couscous.
cinnamon kissed churros with orange chocolate dipping sauce
Choc chip marshmallows