Pastelitos de Guayaba

Dessert without cheese is like a beauty with only one eye. ― Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin My husband and I were recently invited to dinner at friend’s house. My friend D., a Cuban-American, made wonderful guava pastries, also known as pastelitos de guayaba, for dessert. My husband and I enjoyed them so much that I had to make… Read More

Of Love, Happiness, and Romeo and Juliet

Happiness does not come automatically. It is not a gift that good fortune bestows upon us and a reversal of fortune takes back. It depends on us alone.One does not become happy overnight, but with patient labor, day after day. Happiness is constructed, and that requires effort and time. In order to become happy, we… Read More