Brazilian in Manhattan

Archive for September, 2008

Shana Tova!

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Shana Tova! And may all the Apple and Honey “wishes” save us from this financial crisis. Because seriously -777 points down? How low can we go? Anyway we had for the first time here in NY a Rosh Hashanah alone, without the family. Sorry guys! We just needed some Lovely Dovey time alone, and the […]

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You ain’t no Van Gogh!

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Saturday  was a rainy grayish day. I hate it when the weather is like that. I just want to be somewhere where you can’t see the face of it. So we thought it would be a good idea to go to a museum. And turns out MOMA had the Van Gogh exhibition I really wanted to see. […]

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The Shrimp That Never Caught Fire!

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My husband has a system to get what he wants, and if you have a kid you probably know this system very well. He starts saying that the picture in the recipe book looks beautiful, then he repeat that 5 or 6 times, then he point that it would be a nice subject for the […]

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Harvest in the Square

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  Yesterday was the ‘Harvest in the Square’ NYC food fair; it’s an event to raise money for Union Square Park renovations. When we got there we saw these people taking pictures red carpet style with some of the chefs from Top Chef, “Lisa Fernandes”… “Hung,” the winner of Top Chef Season 3 and Ted […]

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My Li’l Garden

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That’s the first time something survive for more than a week in my hands. I’m a disaster with plants. I’ve killed even Cactus before. But this time somehow they are doing OK, My husband clamed that I’m growing up, he even dared to say that maybe, I’m finally ready for a baby. (Tires screech sound effect […]

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JMW Turner

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    Last Friday I went to see the Turner exhibition at the Metropolitan museum it’s definitely a must see. The colors are amazing, my friend was almost in tears.  

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Roasted Vegetable Soup

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    First I roasted a variety of Vegetables in a pre-heated oven 400F for 30 to 45 minutes, with some seasonings. Salt and Black Pepper Garlic Chilly Flakes Thyme Meanwhile in a bigger pan I started the Mirapoix, When the vegetables were ready I mixed with my broth. Simmer in a low heat for […]

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