Monthly Archives: June 2011

Pão de Queijo, Brazilian Cheese Bread

Pão de Queijo

You’ll find them devoured all over Brazil; in Brazilian kitchens and restaurants. Sold in bakeries and by street vendors alike. Pão de queijo is Brazil’s #1 culinary pastime. The famous Brazilian cheese bread is a staple of the Brazilian diet and with good reason. If you haven’t tried them yet, you won’t regret it. These savory […]

Pisco Sour, a Toast to this Summer’s Tastiest Drink!

Pisco Sour

Mojitos are great but Pisco Sours are this summer’s drink of choice. Even though Pisco received its name from the Peruvian coastal town of Pisco, both Chile and Peru claim to have invented this trendy cocktail. Tracing its roots back to 1500’s, Pisco is a superb distilled spirit made from fresh pressed grapes. Because no other […]

The Yerba Mate Ritual

Friends Sharing Yerba Mate

When individuals get together to drink yerba mate something special happens. It’s a daily and unassuming event yet it represents a different approach to life.  The yerba mate ceremony is an ideal time for setting aside the urgencies of life and catching up with friends and family. It’s a time for appreciating the meaningful relationships […]

Lizano Sauce Or Salsa Lizano?

No matter how you pronounce it, this is good sauce! Salsa Lizano or Lizano Sauce is a Costa Rican condiment made from fresh vegetables and natural condiments that was developed in 1920 when Mr. Lizano manufactured this tasty new sauce in his home in Costa Rica. Lizano Sauce was a result of an exquisite blend […]