The Lollipop Studio – the sweetest home in Miami.

Meet our guest of the month, Begum Jariyawiriya from The Lollipop Studio. Tell us a little about yourself. After getting my Bachelor’s Degree in Culinary Arts in Istanbul, I continued my career in America, and got my second bachelor’s degree from Johnson and Wales University. Shortly after I  focused on my professional training in prestigious restaurants andContinue reading “The Lollipop Studio – the sweetest home in Miami.”

Shake-it, it’s mojito time!

Last month I attended a really fun cocktail-making event with one of my best friends. Shake n’ Make was presented by Finka Table & Tap, Chat Chow, and The Doral Yard. As we arrived we were sat at our own socially-distance picnic table underneath the outdoors tent at The Doral Yard. In front of usContinue reading “Shake-it, it’s mojito time!”

Sir Earl Palmer

Who doesn’t love an Arnold Palmer? And no, I don’t mean the Arnold Palmer the pro golfer although I’m sure he’s a great man. I mean the tea, you know, 1/2 lemonade + 1/2 tea= so good!! My cocktail is inspired by this. Made with 2 of my favorite beverages; earl grey tea and ginContinue reading “Sir Earl Palmer”

Did someone say Bacon?

Okay so I know what you’re thinking, and your right I usually don’t blog about food well I have never blogged about food. But after learning that today is National Bacon Day I had to share my candied bacon recipe with you. This candied bacon is sure to be a hit on game night, movieContinue reading “Did someone say Bacon?”

29 -Dia de Ñoquis.

La costumbre Argentina se remonta al siglo VIII en la región del nordeste de Italia de Veneto. Según cuenta la leyenda, cuando el joven y mártir San Pantaleón pasaba sus días predicando y curando enfermos en esa localidad, todo vestido con andrajos, un dia 29 tocó a la puerta de una familia de pescadores queContinue reading “29 -Dia de Ñoquis.”

Santa Would Love One

Not sure how I obtained a subscription to Southern Living Magazine, I have been getting it in the mail at least for the last 6 months. I have to say, I have enjoyed flicking though, turning the glossy pages, reading the good articles BUT best of all – the fabulous recipes! I stumbled on thisContinue reading “Santa Would Love One”

Out and About – Downtown Doral

For the past couple of years, the City of Doral has really invested in bringing more hospitality businesses to the area. Downtown Doral has played a big role in making this a reality, as it describes itself as a “vibrant community of culture and commerce; where you can live, work, play, and learn”. Welcome toContinue reading “Out and About – Downtown Doral”

The Brownie and the Ice Cream

To celebrate National Brownie Day I hit the endless pages of Pinterest to find this recipe from bakerbynature.com . The title reads ‘The Best Cocoa Fudge Brownies’, and is it really ‘The Best’?? OH YES IT IS MY FRIENDS!! Head over to her page to get the recipe. She describes them as: shiny, crispy, andContinue reading “The Brownie and the Ice Cream”

Katherine’s Earthy Goodies Ginger Tonic

Direct from Sugar Hill, GA USA – introducing Katherine’s Earthy Goodies Ginger Tonic Immunity Booster. While the name may be quite a mouthful, this tonic is made with all natural ingredients that lives up to it’s locally made label. The creator of this tonic is Paula, my sister-in-law. She started out making this for her daughter,Continue reading “Katherine’s Earthy Goodies Ginger Tonic”