April 2, 2020
Marta Rocha Torta

The year was 1954. A starry eyed teenager, Maria Marta Rocha, winner of the Miss Brazil contest, came to the US to take part in the Miss Universe pageant. The…

December 3, 2019
Tres leches cake

A cake as light as a feather……that’s delicate on the tongue. A cake topped with three kinds of milk….maybe even four! A cake whose origin is a convoluted mystery —…

September 2, 2019
The Strange Case of Thoothukudi Macaroons

Did you know? Of the strange case of macaroons of Thoothukudi? All of us have eaten macaroons before. The shaggy, chewy, coconut filled cookies that seem to be the country…