The health benefits of dates include relief from constipation, heart problems, intestinal disorders, sexual dysfunction, and many other conditions.
Why do I love this chicken dish? The answer is quite simple because it’s tasty, spicy and I love the strong nutty smell from the sesame oil and it takes only 15 minutes to prepare this dish.
It’s finally fall, after the warm summer months. As a foodie, I would love to share our refreshing and delicious strawberry drink recipe before the winter arrives. Well, it’s no longer a strawberry season in Toronto, but local frozen berries are always available at the grocery stores.
Black Beans or Frijoles Negros is a Cuban traditional dish. It’s served over a bed of fluffy white rice, along with sunny side up eggs, fried plantain or tostones and avocado salad. It’s also served by itself like a soup.
The avocado is also known as aguacate and alligator pear is one of many unusual sweet delights at the street stalls in the Philippines, and in some other places in South-East Asia. The avocado milkshake or smoothie is thick and syrupy and it could either be served as a regular drink or as a snack.
This hot appetizer or savory small dish is one of my favorites to make when we have company over. I can make it ahead of time and just stick in the oven for about half an hour before the fun begins.
“Picadillo” means savory ground beef. It seems every Cuban cook has a it’s own special way of making picadillo. Tia Esther, my husband’s aunt, taught me how to cook this dish during one of our visits to Florida. Here’s my own version of this Cuban delight.
The fall season signals the last chance to admire nature’s colors and beauty. It also means the temperatures start to get low and you feel like enjoying warm and cozy dishes. This recipe for a hot tomato salad is the perfect starter for a meal when it’s cold outside.
In Italy, the Caprese salad is normally served as antipasto or “before the meal”. This colorful and easy recipe is a great choice when entertaining guests. What’s not to like? This salad is very simple to make and requires only 15 minutes to prepare.