Originally posted on Eating The World:
I found this infographic by Sorelys Liendo about Venezuelan arepas floating around on Pinterest (follow ETW if you haven’t already!) and I thought it was too good not to share. Check out all of the combinations – including the viuda (widow) – which has no filling. Arepas are one of…

Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies: baked mounds bar

As the national obsession with coconut continues, why not add it to a classic?  Extra Virgin Coconut Oil (a slightly healthier alternative) serves in place of butter in this recipe (get it at Trader Joe’s or Whole Foods) and the oats and coconut flakes add a really nice chew factor to the whole endeavor. This …

Creamy Soft Polenta with Meat Ragù

Its been a while since we last posted, but we are back and promise at least weekly updates (if not daily, but I don’t want to walk before I crawl, as they say.) We recently has some friends over, and I wanted to try my hand at something that I have never done before…Polenta. I …

Rosemary Smoke Foux-Jito

For a while I have been thinking about starting a ‘Drinks’ section of the blog featuring some cocktails I have created, tried and enjoyed. Not to toot my own horn but after making us a pretty amazing cocktail while watching the Oscars yesterday I was inspired to finally start writing. Ingredients: 1 – Fresh rosemary sprig 2 …

Himalayan Salt Plate: New Toy at GB HQ

I’m a sucker for kitchen toys- from the wildly specific, and hilariously useless cantaloupe knief, to more useful things, like my pastry cutter/scooper I cannot live without. After receiving the exhaustive encyclopedia (with a limited few recipes sprinkled in) called “Salted: A Manifesto” by Mark Bitterman, my interested in all sorts of gourmet salts and associated products has skyrocketed. …

Stay for the leftovers: Arancini (Risotto Balls)

Arancini, or little oranges, are so named for their shaped and color.  I have another name for them, which may not be appropriate for this particular forum. Risotto is one of my favorite, go to meals.  While a little time consuming to prepare, it’s a totally doable weeknight, one dish dinner. The question with risotto …

Old Fashion Donuts: Fried Clouds for your Pie Hole

There are some childhood memories that make you smile every time you think of it.  My mom making these “birthday” donuts is one of my fondest food memories. The recipe was hidden away in my mother’s favorite wooden box, which has literally traveled the world and has been around much longer than me.  The recipe card is actually …