Margarita Cupcakes

Margarita Cupcakes

As the very loyal Mexican I am, I like to cook with Tequila. I’ve made tequila chicken and pasta and usually marinate steaks in a bit of Tequila. However, I had never tried to use tequila on sweet desserts. With the Cinco de Mayo craze I was able to find many different varieties of tequila … Continue reading

Cupcakes Galore

Well, not really a galore, but two no-fail cupcake recipes that have been lifesavers since buying packaged cake mixes is a costly and often impossible task here in Jakarta. First. A very simple and delicious Chocolate Cake. Bob Sykes Bar Hershey’s “Perfectly Chocolate” Chocolate Cake Yields about 30 cupcakes or a two-tier 9” cake Ingredients … Continue reading

Citrus Cured Salmon

Recently my husband and I have really  been  into homemade food. Since it’s s difficult and sometimes very expensive to buy some of our favorite foods here in Jakarta we have been experimenting with different recipes. We now make our own yogurt, dill pickles, granola and cured salmon. We took a fish preparation class together … Continue reading