breakfast · Smoothies

Tropical Smoothie Bowl / Passion Fruit in details

Tropical Smoothie Bowl is fest of tropical fruits; passion fruit, mango and pineapple blended with coconut milk and ice cubes for an exotic start of the day. I don’t know for you but tropical fruits are my favorites! This smoothie is an ode to the tropics with its exotic flavors. The smoothie base is a… Continue reading Tropical Smoothie Bowl / Passion Fruit in details

Main Meals · Meat & Poultry

Habanero chicken-pineapple stuffed pepper

Habanero hot peppers are not for everyone, most of the time you need to be brave to eat it, after all, they are pretty high on the scoville scale. The good news here is you can use the pepper in moderation accompany with some sweet factor (in this case pineapple) which help to neutralize the heat from the… Continue reading Habanero chicken-pineapple stuffed pepper

Main Meals · Meat & Poultry

Tandoori chicken-pineapple skewers

Tandoori chicken-pineapple skewers is an easy, packed with indian flavors dish, especially  great on the BBQ. I do not own one, so I make my skewers in the boring oven and they still taste fantastic. Tandoori, in the western world, is a simple marinade filled with different indian spices, the soft kind, not spicy at all. On the other hand, in… Continue reading Tandoori chicken-pineapple skewers

drinks

Tropical Sangria

Hibiscus-pineapple Sangria is a ruby red, bubbly and exotic tasting Sangria, perfect for those hot summer days. The flavor of hibiscus tea, for the ones that don’t know it yet, resembles cranberries juice, there is a certain bitterness to it. So usually you add some kind of sweetener to it and it turns it into… Continue reading Tropical Sangria

Appetizers · Desserts · Snacks · Tapas

Piña Colada Granita

This Piña colada is so refreshing, plus it’s way healthier than the normal kind with no flavour loss. This recipe doesn’t use the fatty coconut milk, nor the cream, it’s all natural coco water, no added sugar. The benefits of coconut water are; it lowers blood pressure, also it’s apparently the best rehydrating liquid mother… Continue reading Piña Colada Granita

Appetizers · Desserts · Snacks · Soups · Vegetarian

Almond and pineapple cold soup (ajo blanco de piña)

  This is a summer recipe. It is actually based on the original gazpacho recipe, the “ajo blanco” which is an almond, garlic, bread and vinegar cold soup. The tradition one doesn’t contain pineapple but sometimes grapes are used. Gazpacho existed way before tomatoes were imported in Europe from the New World. Spaniards used to do… Continue reading Almond and pineapple cold soup (ajo blanco de piña)

Main Meals · Meat & Poultry

Caribbean chicken & pineapple wok

This recipe is a bite into the tropics, brings you right to those caribbean islands, also is a great recipe for those people on eternal diet, like myself. You can spice it up to your liking and with whichever is your favorite hot pepper… mine are the habanero peppers. My husband happen to grow them… Continue reading Caribbean chicken & pineapple wok