Empanadas and Quinoa Beet Salad

Empanadas and Quinoa Beet Salad

I’ve been bugging my friend Mariela for awhile to teach me how to make her famous empanadas (or pastelitos, whichever). She is Ecuadorian and therefore knows what she’s doing. Unfortunately this weekend our plans fell through, but my always adventurous friend Gloria and my sister Meg and I decided to forge ahead anyway and try our hand at it. The results were delicious, and we had a lot of fun muddling through!

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Soup Day! Enchilada Soup and Spinach & Gnoochi Soup

Soup Day! Enchilada Soup and Spinach & Gnoochi Soup

I am happy to say after years of hiatus, my friend Gloria and I have revived Soup Day! Zoeya and…

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Go-To Chili

Go-To Chili

I love fresh tomatoes…fresh corn….rehydrating dried beans to their perfect constitution…who doesn’t? Unfortunately there are those days where none of…

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Paki Tacos

Paki Tacos

I absolutely love Latin culture. I love the language, the food, the music, the dancing. When I met Shan, I…

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Chicken Corn Soup

Chicken Corn Soup

This Chinese soup is very popular in Pakistan. It’s simple and homey, the perfect thing to whip up on a…

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Posole with Kale

I was introduced to posole, a Mexican soup made with hominy, years ago by my then roommate Denise. She had…

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