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Flag Cake

Happy 4th of July! Today I made this patriotic cake to celebrate the Independence Day. This is an oldie recipe of this Tres Leches Cake, with an updated decoration. The combination of the deliciously moist cake with the cream and berries on top is sublime. I almost didn’t add any sugar to the cream, since […]

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Lime-Lemon Sorbet

I know. It’s seems I’ve been a little absent these days. Can I excuse myself with the summertime slow down period? After all, isn’t August the prime time for vacation? It used to be, at least in Portugal where many companies and the Parliament closed for the month and will return in September together with […]

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Mangoland Series: Mango Ice-cream Pie

“Alright”, he said. “I can have a piece.” He was quite a bit distracted by whatever he was doing on his phone, while relaxing on the big brown couch in the office room, so he didn’t glance the plate I was offering until it was right in front of his eyes. I noticed his pupils […]

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Mangoland Series: Mango Sorbet

These mangos are sold straight from the trees. Normally, the stands are set right under a shadow of a big mango tree, showing us the fruit hanging in all its splendor. That is one of the best things about buying local Merritt Island mangos. Therefore, they are well ripened and tasty, fruity and deliciously sweet. […]

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Mangoland Series: Mango Ice-cream

This post starts a series dedicated to mangoes. It also marks one year of blogging: yes, it’s my first blogversary! One of my first posts was dedicated to mangoes. More exactly our local mangoes, from Merritt Island. What better way to celebrate one year than featuring a delicious tropical fruit? This mangoland series will be […]

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Merritt Island Mango

Last weekend I was wanting to go to Cocoa Beach Farmers Market. I saw online the website about Brevard Farmers Market and so I thought Sunday was a good day to go check it out. To tell you the truth I had great expectations about this, I was even dreaming about a place like the […]

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