Baked Tostones

I’ve eaten a fair share of tostones in my day, and I absolutely love them. They are simple, but are somehow so flavorful and hearty. This recipe provides a twist on the classic; baked, not fried, with a not-so-traditional dipping sauce. Feel free to experiment with sauces – I’ve had them with chipotle aiolis, creamy cilantro and avocado dressings, mayo/ketchup mixes…all delicious! Continue reading


Brazilian Cheese Rolls (pao de queijo)

I got a gluten-free cookbook for Christmas. I have a lot of cookbooks that sit in the cabinet above my stove, collecting dust. I never think to use them, as the majority of the time I just throw things in a pot and see how it turns out. But one of my non-resolution resolutions this year is to dust off the books and see what kind of magic happens.

And this time, magic happened.  Continue reading