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Food

Vegan Bacon Chickpea Wrap

I made a delicious wrap that will make you keep eating and dreaming about it. It is a vegan wrap but with lots of flavor. Recipe below History of Wraps A wrap is a variation of a sandwich: a sandwich has two distinct layers which are the top and bottom pieces of bread. A wrap, on the other hand, is…read more
Aperitifs

Cucumber Pineapple Mojto

Summer is in, temperature is in all time high (120s) and I miss Miami.  They said that cucumber has cooling properties. Since  I needed to cool off from all this heat and save on my energy bill, I decided to take the theory to heart and mix cucumber, vodka and pineapples, thus,  creating my own version of a mojito. The only time…read more
Deserts

GF One Leche Apple Cake

A friend once asked me: "what makes you happy?" I replied with a huge grim: cake, cake, cake! (In my Rihanna's voice) And if you make it wet and sticky, I will worship it! Well, not to that extreme, but that is how much I truly love cakes. I recently began experimenting with a few cake flavors, which you will see…read more
Events, Food

Arizona Taco Festival

"Why didn't I purchase tickets online?" The first words uttered out of my mouth when I arrived at the Arizona Taco Festival.  I was so close to turning around and going for burgers and beer somewhere after seeing that loooooooong line in the hot sun!   After two hours in line convinced by my one of friends, I was able…read more