Suspiritos – “Little Sigh” Meringue Treats, or How to Use Leftover Egg Whites

Suspiritos – “Little Sigh” Meringue Treats, or How to Use Leftover Egg Whites

Meringues are desserts prepared by adding sugar and flavourings to perfectly fluffy, beaten egg whites, baked until they develop a crust.  Some meringues have a soft interior, such as pavlovas, while others are dry throughout.  One example of the latter are small meringues, about the size of a cookie, called "suspiros", and an even smaller version, called in the diminutive form "suspiritos" ... click on title for more

Green Rice – A Dish for Good Luck

Green Rice – A Dish for Good Luck

St. Patrick’s Day and the beginning of spring are fast approaching, so it is time for our mood to switch from blue to green! Last year, I experimented with naturally dyed green beer and an Irish/Mexican fusion dish of "Colcannon Quesadillas" for St. Patrick’s Day, and I think a nice side of Mexican green rice would be a great addition to the menu … click on title for more