Author: Margaret Pereira

Whipped Shortbread

Whipped Shortbread

I fell in love with baking as a child. I was the one in the family that made all the desserts for the Holidays.  I have passed on the love of baking to my girls and now they get super excited when it is time […]

Milk Bread ‘Pão de Leite’

Milk Bread ‘Pão de Leite’

  This was my first attempt at making bread thanks to a great recipe from Azorean Green Bean. I always thought that making bread would be difficult and time consuming…wrong! This recipe is fantastic for a beginner like myself. It is milk bread ‘Pão de […]

Sugar & Cinnamon Cupcakes

Sugar & Cinnamon Cupcakes

  I love sugar and cinnamon on almost anything…So when I found  these cupcakes that tasted like doughnuts and were topped with melted butter and cinnamon, I fell in love.

Orange  Upside Down Cake “Bolo de Laranja”

Orange Upside Down Cake “Bolo de Laranja”

  We have all seen photos of pineapple upside down cake but orange upside down cake is not as popular. This cake was a real hit with the family…no leftovers! Original recipe from the cook book “Uma Casa Portuguesa” by Carla Azevedo Orange topping: 2 […]

Almond Cookies

Almond Cookies

  The easiest…no flour…almond cookie recipe! This recipe was given to me by my aunt. I made these cookies last week and everyone loved them.

Orange Sumol Cake

Orange Sumol Cake

As a child my drink of choice was Sumol from Portugal. It came in two flavors, orange and pineapple. There are more flavors available now but the orange and pineapple are still my favourite. We only buy it for our kids now when we have […]