Archive for 2006

September 12th, 2006

Two for Tuesday at Perricone’s

I love good deals. At almost 29, I find myself in the same predicament as friends when it comes to money — we have to make an effort to make it stretch. Doesn’t matter how much we earn or try to save, we have to pay Miami rent prices after all. Among my money-saving strategies, […]

September 11th, 2006

VideoJug: Recipes on tape

Did you know that when eating sushi you should never pass food to another person from your chopsticks to theirs? Apparently this mimicks part of a Japanese funeral ritual and is therefore considered extremely offensive. I learned this through a video on How to Eat Sushi that I found on a website a friend emailed […]

September 10th, 2006

Healthy Mango Malai

Malai is what they call clotted milk or Devonshire cream in India. In Spanish, we call it nata. This recipe, however, is in the words of its author a little “perverse” because it uses non-fat yogurt instead of malai. I tried it this afternoon; it is incredibly simple and takes no more than 10 minutes to make.

September 7th, 2006

Such nice people, Miami bloggers

Mango & Lime gets mentioned on Miam blog Stuck on the Palmetto.

September 6th, 2006

Sunsets and fresh catch at Stop Miami

Stop Miami hosts Sunset Sessions and a Thai Barbecue menu on Tuesdays. Recently someone clued me in on their whole grilled fish and I’d been dying to try it, so I decided to stay for dinner.

September 5th, 2006

Food Art

Pistachio Love by M. Zoe Inspired at: STOP Miami 9.2.06 Tweet

September 2nd, 2006

Food Destinations 2 – Coconut Grove Farmers Market

Miami to visitors is well-known for South Beach, Miami Vice, celebrity sightings, shopping and clubs, but for its food markets? No. Not really. But that’s what made Food Destinations 2 so appealing: it gave me a chance to highlight a part of Miami where I usually wouldn’t take any of my visitors.

August 27th, 2006

Dinner tonight: Pasta with a lemon splash

“You’re making that pasta again?” I heard those words out of my friend Kim’s mouth quite often a few years back when I first discovered Martha Stewart’s Spaghettini with Lemon Zest and Chives. Basically, the fact that I could look like the cooking queen with such little effort made me want to make it over […]

August 26th, 2006

Asparagus and red bell pepper scramble (for one)

Simple egg dish for when cereal and milk start to get old.

August 25th, 2006

Eating for a cause

I came across another dining event for us Miamians: Restaurants for Relief 2. This one’s actually a nationwide event, but several Miami restaurants are involved. Here’s how it works: Dine out on Tuesday, August 29 at participating restaurants and part of the proceeds go to help victims of Hurrican Katrina. The list specifies what each […]

August 23rd, 2006

On the road: Chicago Pizza & Milwaukee Corn

Good eats: A weekend in Chicago.

August 17th, 2006

How chefs learned to cook

Last night a friend surprised me with an advance copy of How I Learned to Cook: Culinary Educations from the World’s Greatest Chefs (release date October 17). Good timing considering I’ll have time to read on my flight tonight. I’m flying to Chicago for the weekend to visit college friends and also stopping by Milwaukee […]

August 16th, 2006

Quick n’ dirty plantains

We can’t be gourmands every day. When strapped for time, Goya frozen plantains are a good substitute.

August 15th, 2006

Miami Spice

$30.06 (plus tax and tip) get you a three-course meal at some of Miami’s best restaurants.

August 14th, 2006

Why food? Why mango & lime?

A little bit about this blog.

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