Bifana de Porco/Portuguese Pork Cutlet Sandwich

Bifana de Porco / Portuguese Pork Cutlet Sandwich

Being born and raised in a Portuguese household, this Bifana de Porco/Portuguese Pork Cutlet Sandwich was often made in our home growing up.  Both mom and grandma would make this, however the recipe I’m sharing with you today is my mother’s. This sandwich tends to be a hit for it’s delicious blend of flavours — the onions, mushrooms and sweet peppers compliment the meat perfectly, creating a really nice balance.  What we also did in …

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Mango Black Bean Salad

Mango Black Bean Salad

I really hope you enjoy this delicious Mango Black Bean Salad! This is a healthy, fresh salad that will leave you wanting more. This salad is perfect for the summer months as it pairs excellently with barbeque. Nonetheless, feel free to also make this recipe in colder weather, as I often do, since eating this will instantly make you feel like you are out in the sun with family and friends, with the breeze blowing …

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Best Portuguese Rice

Best Portuguese Rice Recipe

As far back as I can remember, this rice dish has been a part of our family gatherings.  At our house, this Portuguese rice is served as a side to either chicken or fish. This particular recipe is my mother’s and I must say, it truly is the BEST Portuguese rice I have ever had (of course, I may be a bit biased ) , but I am equally confident in making this statement.  And …

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Classic Egg and Cheese Sandwich

Classic Egg and Cheese Breakfast Sandwich

It doesn’t get any better than a classic Egg and Cheese Breakfast Sandwich.  It is the perfect food to start off your day, keeping you feeling full until your next meal. Not to mention, this is a great breakfast to make when you don’t have much time to prepare, since it can be done in minutes and all the ingredients are likely at your fingertips.  So for anyone who’s in a bit of a breakfast …

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Best Tuna Melt Panini

The Best Tuna Melt Panini

This is the Best Tuna Melt Panini! Tuna is one of those accessible and affordable foods that can be made into delicious meals.  A tuna sandwich, in particular, is a common and classic sandwich that can be made in minutes and can leave you feeling full and satisfied.  What’s great about a tuna sandwich is that it is so versatile and can really be tailored to fit the individual’s tastes. I’ve always been a fan …

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Tiramisu Recipe Using Cream Cheese

Quick and Easy Tiramisu Recipe (using cream cheese)

Hands down, tiramisu, is one of my all time favourite desserts!  I just love the combination of coffee and cream, simply incredible.  This recipe is a bit of a cheat version, because it does not use mascarpone cheese, an ingredient that is traditionally used in tiramisu.  Instead, we use cream cheese in this, and let me tell you, it is amazing!  This particular recipe has been in our family for years.  It has become a go-to …

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