Essentials for Spanish Cooking

I’m Guyanese and Hindu, but I have always been heavily influenced by Spanish culture since I can remember. I enjoyed going to my friends’ house to eat their home cooked food because the flavors are bold, intense, and deliciously similar to Southeast Asian cuisine. I picked up many recipes, tips, and tricks along the way from abuelas, tios, and tias, and madres! And enjoy perfecting my own Spanish dishes at home. You only need a handful of spices, herbs, and mixes to keep the flavors authentic and scrumptious. After years and years of cooking I got my Spanish cooking down … Continue reading Essentials for Spanish Cooking

The Five Love Languages

Did you know there are five love languages? A love language is how someone expresses their love for you, it’s important to know and understand these languages in order to create a strong bond and form a solid relationship. The Five Love Languages: Words of Affirmation: – This love language is all about compliments, encouraging words, handwritten cards and letters, and any other words that build up your partner. “You look beautiful!” “I love your new haircut” “You always make me laugh” If words of affirmation are your partners love language, a compliment and an “I love you” goes a … Continue reading The Five Love Languages

Cleen Beauty

Cruelty-Free, Vegan, and Made in The USA caught my attention when I read about Cleen Beauty products. In fact, their entire Glossary had me mesmerized because none of their products contain harmful chemicals! The entire line of facial moisturizers, serums, and cleansers, are free from parabens, phthalates, sulfates, synthetic dyes and fragrances, mineral oil, and more, and replaced with sustainable ingredients that are healthy for us and the environment. I first came across Cleen Beauty while searching for a Vitamin C Serum. I’m very critical, diligent, specific, and picky when it comes to my skincare products because our skin is … Continue reading Cleen Beauty

Puerto-Rican Cubed Steak w/ Peppers (Bistec Encebollado)

I experimented in the kitchen and came up with this recipe (as I do all of my recipes) but I’m proud of this one and I’m going to attempt to do it again soon, but with a few twists. This is my version of cubed steak with peppers. I always saw this interesting cut of meat when I went grocery shopping and I knew it had to be made into something delicious, here is my recipe: Ingredients: 3lbs cubed steak 3 tbsp EVOO 3 tbsp Sofrito 1 packet of Sazon 2 tbsp Adobo 1 medium onion (sliced) 1 red bell … Continue reading Puerto-Rican Cubed Steak w/ Peppers (Bistec Encebollado)