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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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Homemade “Snickers” Chocolate Cake

This cake was envisioned while I was half asleep-half awake in bed. It happens to me many times, is it normal? Not only with food, I think I always have the best ideas when I use my early morning boosted … Continue reading

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How to Make Dulce de Leche

This is a post about how to NOT make dulce de leche and the good alternatives for this sweet treat. I believe everybody already heard about BPA, since much has been talked about baby bottles. As you may know, BPA, … 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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Peanut Butter and Chocolate Ice-cream

Since my ice-cream post, I’ve been trying different flavors with the same base. I already did tangerine, strawberry and I’m delighted with all the possibilities. The good thing about it is that it can be made in any freezer covered … Continue reading

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