Soursop, Latin and powerful

Soursop, Latin and powerful

Soursop is not one of the most beautiful fruit to look at, at least not from the outside. There, the only highlight is a bunch of soft thorns of the same green color of its skin. Some prefer not to eat it to avoid going through the cumbersome process of removing its seeds; others do not even...
Amazing Places: Los Roques

Amazing Places: Los Roques

Paradise exists: it’s blue, it has white sands, and it’s very close. In fact, it’s on the American continent, in one of its most beautiful countries: Venezuela. In order to arrive, we do not have to cross over the whole planet in a flight of infinite hours, no way! Those who wish to...
Full body detox: Delicious green smoothie

Full body detox: Delicious green smoothie

The holidays sometimes fill you with extra pounds and an extra helping of guilt, but you can fix that! Learn how to prepare a green smoothie for a full body detox. December can be a month of excesses. We all take advantage of the Holiday season to eat and drink without restrictions....
Amazing Places Lençóis Maranhenses National Park

Amazing Places Lençóis Maranhenses National Park

There’s a place in Brazil where we can get our feet wet in the middle of the desert. An immense plain where sunsets take your breath away. A hidden corner in Latin America that perfectly combines the blue of the water with the white of the sand: Lençóis Maranhenses National Park. This...
Mate: properties of a Latin infusion

Mate: properties of a Latin infusion

There are beverages that are simply excuses. Yes, excuses for seeing each other, for having a nice chat and for sharing moments… Mate is one of them. Preparing and drinking it together is a social ceremony that brings people closer. This infusion, made from the leaves of the Yerba Mate...
Amazing Places: Lake Atitlan

Amazing Places: Lake Atitlan

Lakes give us a feeling of peace few other places can give. They all convey that special powerful calm that invites us to think and connect with ourselves. There are many lakes in the world, and though we might think  they are all alike there’s one that stands out. When we visit Lake...
Cashew, A Latin American delicacy

Cashew, A Latin American delicacy

Maybe few people know that cashew is a Latin American nut. This seed comes from the northernmost part of South America, specifically Venezuela and Brazil. It’s one of the best gifts this continent has given to the world. The crops quickly extended to other continents when Portuguese...
Peanut: properties of a Latin American crop

Peanut: properties of a Latin American crop

Opening a can of peanuts can make anyone hungry. Thinking that we would only eat a handful is a colossal lie. Peanut, also known as groundnut and goober, is a delicious and addictive food. It has been widely used in local cuisines all over the world thanks to the flavor and texture it adds to...