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Top Ten Recipes

And the winner is… sweet or savory? Scroll down through the top ten recipes and find out which one is number 1! 10. Tomato Rice 9.  Pão de Deus – Sweet Bread 8. Eggless Carrot Cake with Apricot Cream Cheese Frosting 7. Mango Ice-cream Pie 6. Homemade “Snickers” Chocolate Cake 5. Leite Creme (Portuguese Milk […]

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Mangoland Series: Mango with Greek Yogurt

What kind of breakfast do you usually have? I’m questioned about this often and some people may wonder why I don’t have many breakfast posts. The reason is as simple as my regular kind of breakfast. I’m basically a yogurt kind of girl. Well, let me explain better. Unless I’m on vacation in some nice […]

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Mangoland Series: Mango Salsa

This week I’m featuring another mango recipe with our juicy local mangoes. My daughter helped me to prepare this dish. If you ask her, she will name all the ingredients as she passes me each one: mango, pineapple, tomato, pepper, parsley, lime. Exactly like this, only in Portuguese. “Of course”, she would say, this time […]

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Mangoland Series: Tropical Skewers

What a Summer it is! The thermometer in the balcony has just reached 114 F. It feels like someone turned on a sauna outside 24 hours a day. I’m certainly not a good Floridian on this, I just can’t stand this kind of heat. So, while I’m feeling uncomfortable breathing whenever I leave any air […]

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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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