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Strawberry Semifreddo

Strawberry Semifreddo

July is normally the driest month in Los Angeles. Last weekend was a completely different story. The storm from Mexico bought in heavy rain, lightning and thunder. It felt like it rained more over the weekend than many days during the [...]

July 23, 2015 Cook, Dessert/Sweet
Paletas de Fresas (Mexican Strawberry Popsicles)

Paletas de Fresas (Mexican Strawberry Popsicles)

Have you tried paletas (Mexican popsicles)? Paletas are popsicles made with real fruits and a few other basic ingredients. There are two varieties, water based and cream based. Most of them are made with water, like watermelon, pineapple and guava. [...]

June 3, 2015 Cook
Easy Mango Smoothie

Easy Mango Smoothie

When summer is here, I always think of this mango smoothie (芒果奶). My mom used to make this for my sister, dad and I in summer. My mom was a high school teacher before retiring. Every morning, she left home [...]

July 16, 2013 Breakfast, Cook, Drink
Watermelon Lemonade

Watermelon Lemonade

This summer is a really hot summer. It is hot just to be sitting on the couch. I am so ready for Fall. For now, a perfect heat relief is to drink a good glass of refreshing drink. Two weeks [...]

September 11, 2012 Cook, Drink