shrimp pirão

March 15, 2010

Pirão is a savory porridge very popular in Brazilian cooking. It’s made with untoasted manioc flour, also called cassava or yucca flour. In San Francisco you can find it in the Misson district at Latino food markets. I got mine there. We ate pirão several times while in Brazil last month. It’s often served with […]

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simple shrimp stir fry

August 25, 2009

I wanted to impress my husband, as usual; and also cook up something tasty and healthy. WC crew members are constantly surprising me and wooing me with cooking inspirations. Because I’m sort of a newbie home chef and kinda wobbly when with complex recipes, simple preparations are very appealing! All the hype about the Julie […]

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summertime grilled shrimp with black bean & mango salad

July 12, 2009

Steven gave me this cookbook long ago called “Miami Spice” by Steven Raichlen (cute TV sort of name, I know!) I think that was back when we lived in Astoria. I never really paid much attention to it because most of the recipes call for the use of fruits: lots of fruits! Don’t misunderstand me! […]

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