Oh yes you read that correctly. I have found the BEST arepas in Gainesville, Florida. Before I dive into the details, I'm going to give you a bit of a backstory on how I found this place. About a year ago, Keneatsgainesville posted a picture of a beautiful arepa. It truly was gorgeous. The photo … Continue reading Gainesville’s BEST Arepas
This past Christmas I made the perfect lemon sugar cookie recipe. Once people had a bite, they only wanted more. The recipe is super simple and so much fun to do. I don't have a mixer so I mix everything with a whisk or my hands. If you have a mixer, use it! It'll be … Continue reading Addicting Lemon Sugar Cookie Recipe
A Cuban Christmas isn't your usual Christmas party. We celebrate "Noche Buena" (Christmas Eve) in an elaborate way that always makes it a memorable holiday. Here's a look into a typical Cuban "Noche Buena." When you arrive, you have to hug and kiss everyone. It's a custom on how Cubans greet eachother, and you must … Continue reading A Look Into A Cuban Christmas
The holidays are upon us, which means it's time for delicious holiday treats. I recently made tasty shortbread cookies that would be great during the holidays. They're soft and melt in your mouth. Use this recipe for a potluck, a gift, or just to bake for fun. This recipe makes around 10 cookies. You can … Continue reading Easy Shortbread Cookie Recipe
If my lovely readers weren't already aware, I am quite the coffee drinker. I drink coffee everyday, sometimes twice a day. Side note: I also love tea. I've used several coffee machines growing up: Keurig, Nespresso, Cuban coffee maker, and traditional cup coffee maker. I do love Nespresso, BUT their coffee makers are very expensive. … Continue reading Why I Love Using A French Press
Happy Halloween!! Not in the mood to dress up or go out this year? You may want to reconsider that after you read about all the restaurants that have Halloween specials going on. Select restaurant will give you free or discounted food if you're in your Halloween costume! Along with that some of them have … Continue reading Halloween Restaurant Specials!
One of the biggest issues I faced when I first moved to Gainesville was getting used to lack of Cuban food around the city. Being from Miami, I'm used to having Cuban restaurants, bakeries, and cafes on every corner. It's tough to find delicious Cuban food outside of South Florida, but there a couple of … Continue reading Encontrando los gustos de Miami en Gainesville