Rio Olympics 2016!

Leticia brought home her own two Gold Medals!  Watch here segment with Natalie Morales, Al Rocker and Billy Bush.

Rio Olympics 2016!

Leticia brought home her own two Gold Medals! Watch here segment with Matt Lauer, Hoda Kotb, and Natalie Morales.

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Apple Cake for Thanksgiving

Apple Cake for Thanksgiving

November, 11, 2017.

If you are looking for dessert ideas to make for Thanksgiving, but don’t have tons of time to invest, I have a great suggestion for(…)

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Pumpkin Lasagna for Pumpkin Season

Pumpkin Lasagna for Pumpkin Season

October, 23, 2017.

I love classic lasagna. But I love even more bold lasagnas, featuring interesting combinations—like this one. Although this recipe is a bit time consuming, once(…)

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Yom Kippur and The Art of Deleting

Yom Kippur and The Art of Deleting

September, 26, 2017.

I was reading an interview with a writer, and suddenly I realized the importance of his opinion regarding literature with embroidery, in which you go(…)

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Rhubarb Strawberry Pie

Rhubarb Strawberry Pie

June, 1, 2017.

Think pink! I love rhubarb and always try to create new recipes to use it, but I have to admit that this classic is—and will(…)

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Joyful Occasion

Joyful Occasion

May, 1, 2017.

Last spring my daughter Bianca Laila had her Bat Mitzvah party. Between choosing dresses, buying make up, and bedazzling shoes, it was one of the(…)

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Brazilian Haroset for Passover

Brazilian Haroset for Passover

April, 5, 2017.

  Every time I make Jewish food for the Holidays, I think of my Tia (aunt) Sarita who immigrated from Tangier, Morocco to Rio de(…)

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Dulce de Leche and Coconut Roulade

Dulce de Leche and Coconut Roulade

September, 22, 2016.

Dulce de Leche is present in all of cuisines of Latin America. From Chile to Venezuela, Argentina to Brazil. In fact, there is an unofficial(…)

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Step by Step Chicken-Stuffed Beef Roulade

Step by Step Chicken-Stuffed Beef Roulade

September, 15, 2016.

  Meat stuffed with chicken, a specialty from Goias. Wait. What? At first, it seems like an odd combination but when you taste, you’ll love(…)

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Asparagus with Shallot and Parsley Sauce

Asparagus with Shallot and Parsley Sauce

September, 7, 2016.

   Simple recipe to take advantage of the last days of summer! Treat asparagus like flowers, and keep them in a vase under water, covered(…)

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Cashew Fruit Sorbet

Cashew Fruit Sorbet

August, 25, 2016.

Don’t think that cashew is too exotic of a fruit. Buying the frozen pulp is as easy as any other frozen pulp and making this(…)

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