Jun 26 2011

alfajores de maizena

“In Chile we always have tea in the evenings before dinner, alfajores are like scones for us. Alfajor de mizena are a favorite for many in South America. I have friends from Argentina, Peru, Bolivia, Uruguay & Paraguay and we all eat them”, recalled Marcela.
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Jun 21 2011

long pepper

SPICE

One of my favorite spices is the Indonesian long pepper. It is a relative to black pepper but hotter and more complex with hints of bay and ginger. Today, long pepper is an extremely rare ingredient in European and American cuisines. It’s mostly found in Indian, North African, Malaysian, and Indonesian cuisines.
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Jun 15 2011

pimms

It’s Pimm’s O’clock

Pimm’s is Wimbledon’s signature drink, often serving 15,000 each day of the tournament. These days’ people often use Sprite instead of lemonade. Cheers!
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Jun 15 2011

taste of italy in national harbor

Once you step into Fiorella Pizzeria e Caffé you feel transported to Italy. Attention to detail was not overlooked with the construction of this restaurant. The interior was designed and built in Italy before being shipped and installed by Italian craftsmen.


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