How to make Albondigas, a matter of taste or Z knows best?

{Follow my blog with bloglovin} Last week as we sat down to a four course meal our dinner guests exclaimed, “Alex, what a lucky guy, Gabriela feeds you well!”  To which I swiftly replied, “He doesn’t eat this way every night. Pobrecito, he ate albondigas for breakfast, lunch and dinner all week long – I was recipe … Continue reading

Recipe Testing Albondigas, a Dog’s Favorite Dish

My family has always had a soft spot for scruffy brown terriers. And as fate would have it, scruffy brown terriers have a taste for Mexican food.     My grandparents once had a wire-haired pup named Canela, that looked very much like my own Bolillo. Every morning Canela would hit the pavement to rummage through the neighborhood … Continue reading

{My Harlem} Between D.F. and Dakar: Flavors of 116th Street

I wrote and Alex photographed this article for The Studio Museum in Harlem’s publication Studio. If you’re ever in Harlem make sure to visit the Studio Museum! You can also virtually experience the Museum through their beautiful new website and blog. Harlem is truly a special place, saturated with wonderful people, food and culture. It’s … Continue reading