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Sharing comfort-heart warming-delicious food! Made at home! | 🇻🇪🇪🇸 ¡Compartiendo delicias para el alma! ¡Hechas en casa!


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Corn Cake – Venezuelan Style! / Torta de Jojotos

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Remember that delicious Pumpkin Cake I shared with you on a previous post? Well, here is another spectacular cake from Don Armando Scannone´s red book “Mi Cocina”: Venezuelan Style Corn Cake.

It´s a gluten free cake made straight from corn kernels and it resembles the taste of cachapas. So you can easily have this cake for breakfast! Continue reading


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#TeaserPicTuesday Summary – December 2015 / Resumen de Avances de Diciembre 2015

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Hi there!

Here is a summary of the teasers I have been sharing in my other social media accounts in the last month.

See if you can guess the dish (before searching through my posts of course!) and let me know what you would have prepared with them. Continue reading


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Venezuelan Roast Pork Leg / Pernil de Cochino Horneado

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This is one of the most popular roasts for the holidays in Venezuela; and it is served alongside the Hallaca, Venezuelan Ham Bread and Chicken Salad.

Coming from a Chinese background, I must admit that our holiday dinners involved quite a different menu: chicken, fish, vegetables, rice, soup, Chinese roast pork… Nonetheless, these four dishes have grown on me so deep, that I can only recall not having them in two occasions.

I was overseas in both of them and I did not know how to prepare them by myself from scratch. You see, I was a student with basic cooking skills to survive… you know how it is…

I have already posted about the Venezuelan Ham Bread and Chicken Salad, now is the turn for the Roast Pork Leg. Continue reading


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#FollowFriday to Venezuela / Sigan a Venezuela

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I know, today is not Friday. I was meant to publish this post last Friday but was unable to for several reasons.

This is a very personal #FollowFriday. It is not a page. It is not a blog.

It is a country. My country. My home and my heartland: Venezuela. Continue reading


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Venezuelan Ham Bread – Pan de Jamón

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December is here, which means that probably most of you are already planning for the holidays, including those big family dinners.

Well, being from Venezuela I had to bring you one of the most loved dishes for this season: “Pan de Jamón”. It literally translates to Ham Bread, but I have called it Venezuelan Ham Bread. Continue reading


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#FollowFriday to Gastronomía en Venezuela and Rosanna Di Turi / Sigan la página de Gastronomía en Venezuela y a Rosanna Di Turi

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This page has been another amazing finding. Its name translates to “Gastronomy in Venezuela” and, as you might have guessed by now, it covers the whole gastronomy chain in Venezuela. From artisans and producers to restaurants, you name it! Continue reading


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#FollowFriday to Maestro Armando Scannone / Sigan la página del Maestro Armando Scannone

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Today´s #FollowFriday has been actually long overdue. Those who have been following me for a while, know by now what a huge fan I am of Maestro Armando Scannone´s work. He is 93 years old now and still so very active! Continue reading