Month: March 2013

Cavacas/Portuguese Popovers

Cavacas/Portuguese Popovers

  Last week I was tempted by another Azorean Green Bean  recipe…this time for CAVACAS. I have loved these pastries for a long time and have bought them at the local Portuguese bakeries but have never had the opportunity to make them myself. I am […]

Doily Lanterns

Doily Lanterns

I made three doily lanterns back in December, just in time for Christmas but I never got around to sharing them with you. This weekend during Earth Hour they were the first thing I lit.

Milk Tarts/Queijadas de Leite

Milk Tarts/Queijadas de Leite

Maria, from Azorean Green Bean posted her recipe for Milk Tarts on her Facebook page a few days ago and they looked delicious so I decided to give them a try. The first batch out of the oven was a failure…

Signs of Spring @ the Farm

Signs of Spring @ the Farm

Spring is finally here but outside it still looks like this…

Doily Table Runner

Doily Table Runner

  Inspired by a photo I saw on Pinterest, I took some doilies made by my Mom and Grandma and sewed them together into a runner. I am happy to finally display them…they had been in an old hope chest for many many years.

Carne Guisada/ Portuguese Beef Stew

Carne Guisada/ Portuguese Beef Stew

Beef Stew/ Carne Guisada was a popular meal in our home when I was growing up and it is now one of my kids favorite meals. My daughters who are away at University still request it every time they come home. This is my Mom’s […]