Month: January 2012

Annatto Oil
Condiments, Recipes, Recipes List

Achiote – Annatto Oil

“Achiote”or Annatto as it’s commonly known in the USA is highly used in Spanish cuisine. Seeds of he Achiote shrub (Bixa Orellana), native to Brazil, have a pleasant but subtle aroma and flavor, but it is for their color they are most widely used. Aside from Spanish cuisines, the intense redish orange pigment is used […]

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Shopping & Pantry

Come Shop With Me

People always ask me where I shop for my latin ingredients. It’s simple… On the internet. Most of my kitchen staples comes from a website. Everything delivered straight to my door. How convenient is that? When I need my most important staples, I run to my mothers neighborhood to pick-up some things that I can’t […]

Puerto Rico

a little about me,…

My name is Iveliz, Welcome to My Blog!  I am from a beautiful island you all know as Puerto Rico. Raised in New York in a household of 8 I am the eldest daughter of Elena & Alejandro.  My mother remarried when I was 5 and soon after came my 3 younger sisters and two […]