How To Make Crepes

How to make crepes

As you may have noticed on Spanglish Spoon, some of the recipes that I moved over to this  new theme didn’t transfer with images. The paragraphs are a little funky as well.  I have been trying to fix them one-by-one, but it takes a long time; I apologize for that.  On the bright side, I… 

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Cucumber & Jicama Citrus Salad

Cucumber & Jicama Citrus Salad

Hot days call for cool snacks!  As a kid, I can remember having a lot of fruit in between meals and being completely content with whatever fruit it was.  A bowl of watermelon or cantaloupe, or even jicama or cucumber with some lemon and salt was plenty to fill my appetite.  A while back I… 

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Shrimp & Mushroom Quinoa With White Truffle Infused Oil

Shrimp & Mushroom Quinoa with White Truffle Oil

Happy Friday! Lent is upon us friends, and there isn’t any rule in my book about not eating shrimp.  I’ll be the first to admit this is one of the hardest rituals that I have a difficult time sticking to.  I would be lying if I told you I’ve never eaten red meat on a… 

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Cafe De Olla

 Café De Olla (no straining required)

This is not your traditional café de olla.  BUT!…it tastes just like it.  What makes a coffee “café de olla?”  Well, for starters, a traditional café de olla is boiled entirely in a pot.  Mine is a little different.  Instead, I use a french press.  Using a french press allows me to control the sugar content in my cup… 

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How To Measure Piloncillo

An Easy Way To Measure Piloncillo

  You know what bothers me about piloncillo?  The fact that it always comes in the shape of a cone!  In case you’re not familiar with Piloncillo, it’s an unrefined cane sugar that is cooked until caramelized then molded.  It also happens to be a staple in Mexican Kitchens.  Most stores only carry the medium sized… 

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late-night-with-jimmy-fallon

Jimmy Fallon

Confession:  I have a celebrity crush – and yes my husband is aware of this.  Have you ever had a celebrity crush?  Mine happens to be Jimmy Fallon.  I’ve been Johnny-on-the-spot with the countdown to his first show on the Tonight Show these past two weeks.  Literally counting down the days people!  And, as expected,… 

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Family Friendly Day Trip to San Francisco

Family Friendly Day Trip to San Francisco

Zoo’s are not my favorite place to visit (I always feel so bad for the animals), but when in San Francisco, theirs takes you out of the hustle and bustle of the city and into a gorgeous setting where you are surrounded by nature.  It’s hard not to fall in love with the SF Zoo. As… 

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No Bake Layered Cheesecake via Spanglish Spoon

No Bake Layered Cheesecake

As you know, Valentine’s Day is soon approaching.  In preparation for our dinner at home, I’ve been experimenting with a No Bake Layered Cheesecake recipe that I can finally be happy with.  This is why it takes me forever to post a new recipe.  I’m so critical of my own work.  But, seeing how we… 

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