Craving Something Sweet

Find yourself craving something sweet? You are not alone. New research suggests that processed foods are as addictive as some hard core drugs. The food industry knows this and does not care if you are hooked. Kraft Foods spent $683 million on advertising in the US in 2012. (Source: Advertising Age) The consequences are disastrous,Continue reading “Craving Something Sweet”

Cuban Pancakes

Brown, yellow, green, short and stubby, thin and long. They come in so many varieties. What to do with plantains? I’m at the market and my mind creates an image of a plate with tostones (smashed fried green plantains), mariquitas (smaller and thinner smashed green plantains), and fufu de platanos (mashed green plantain with loads of garlic andContinue reading “Cuban Pancakes”