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Crustless Coconut Pie

As easy as pie. Pleasant and nice. Yellow and white. And so, I made two of them. One for us, other to take away when visiting the in-laws the past weekend. Easter time, softly appropriate dessert. One disappeared within hours; … Continue reading

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Baileys Marbled Cheesecake

There was a time I used to travel to Ireland for a couple of days almost every week. Of course I didn’t have children by then and these trips were part of my job, sometimes even happening during weekends. During … Continue reading

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Tres Leches Cake

I first tried this cake about three years ago, when I was enjoying some vacation time mixed with work I came to do in the United States. By then I was still working in a full-time job in Lisbon which … Continue reading

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Flan

Flan is definitively superb, outstanding in any table. What other dessert has this texture, this impressive shiny look, the colors and the pleasing flavor? No wonder that when my mother-in-law told me she also had a recipe for flan, my … Continue reading

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Spicy Lemon Butter Cookies

Hello cookies! Long time no see. But here I am redeeming myself for the fault. I think I can be forgiven with this butter cookies. I’m sorry, I can’t speak much, you see… those six up there just landed in … Continue reading

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Salted Cod with Cream (Bacalhau com Natas)

Salted Cod or bacalhau is probably the most traditional ingredient you can find in Portugal, especially during holiday seasons. Considered a delicacy, there are 1001 ways to cook this dried and salted codfish, and everybody knows the best quality kind … Continue reading

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Lemon Meringue Cookies with Chocolate (Suspiros)

Everytime I make a dessert involving many egg yolks, I end up wondering what to do with all the egg whites left. If I think about all the benefits, I certainly don’t want to waste the part of the egg … Continue reading

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