Since we’ve been in quarantine I have been cooking more that I usually do, nothing complicated but I am using my kitchen a lot more. I never make anything from scratch, the most complicated thing I make is rice and beans. But since we’re in quarantine I have a lot of time to cook and … Continue reading When in quarantine, make mofongo
Today my aunt was making us feel at home, like she has the whole week we've been staying with her, and she was going to make tostones since she bought plantains yesterday. When I heard the word plantain the first thing that came to mind was mofongo. I innocently asked if we could make mofongo with … Continue reading The day I made mofongo
May 17... another birthday!!!! Today didn't begin like any other birthday, at least not any I've had. I had a job interview this morning, which is not a normal birthday celebration, but being my birthday I think it gave me more confidence; I was thinking it has to go well because it's my birthday. I want to … Continue reading Happy Birthday!
A year ago today my life changed. I tried something I had been insisted to do for years but was always afraid to do. I believed I would never give in to people's nagging that I should try it, but I did and my life has been so much better since this day. This was the … Continue reading The meal that changed my life
As we were leaving old San Juan yesterday a little after lunch hour, we tried to find somewhere to have lunch. Among all the restaurants in San Juan, most of them serving Puerto Rican food, we ended up in Istanbul. As you may figure by the name, Istanbul is a Turkish restaurant. Here, their menu … Continue reading Istanbul Turkish Restaurant in San Juan
January 1, 2017 It's the first day of a new year, a time to start over and make any change you want to change. I already tried a new restaurant and had some really good mofongo. I hope the rest of the year has more great mofongo in store for me, as well as a … Continue reading Are you ready for 2017?
That's it, I don't want to worry about my size anymore. I have been worried because I have been trying to fit into clothes that just don't fit me anymore, they were small sizes I could fit into when I was too skinny after my accident. I'm tired about feeling ashamed of my body just … Continue reading Forget clothing sizes, they’re just numbers
The day I had mofongo for the first time in my 25 years of age, was today, at about 1:30 p.m. People always found this weird, and I never understood why. Now I get it, mofongo is amazing! I didn’t just have mofongo, I had mofongo relleno, which is mofongo filled with whatever meat, or … Continue reading The day I had mofongo