Dragon Fruit, Straberry Mojito

Summertime is in full swing with pool parties and BBQs. This drink is one that is not super sweet, but instead refreshing. The sweetness is coming from the fruit itself; so there are no added sugar or sweeteners. When I came across the dragon fruit, I knew that I wanted to try it and as … Continue reading

The Great Chefs Event

Another year to raise money for an amazing cause. This event is a not to be missed in Philadelphia, PA more than 40 of the world’s greatest chefs will convene in the ninth annual Great Chefs Event, hosted by James Beard award winner Marc Vetri, restaurateur Jeff Benjamin, and James Beard award winner Jeff Michaud. The event … Continue reading

Chima Brazilian Steakhouse

Last week I had the pleasure of heading to Chima steakhouse for the first time in Philadelphia.  I love going to Brazilian steakhouses.  They just take me back home to Brazil or to my childhood.  I still cook Brazilian food for my kids, but it’s nice to have the option to go out now and again. … Continue reading

Cheese Board

We all love to go out and indulge for a date night on occasion, but now a days things have become tight for some people; or maybe you just want the privacy of your own home.  One of the things my husband and I love to do is create cheese/meat boards, for ourselves or guests.  We enjoy them … Continue reading

Philadelphia Wine and Food Festival

Its back!!! May 10th come out to the Philadelphia Wine and Food Festival. This year’s event will be held at the world-renowned Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, located just minutes from Center City and the Philadelphia Airport. This exciting venue will allow guests to get up close and personal with the rarest and most significant racing … Continue reading

International House Colors of Brazil Giveaway

I am excited to share this post with you, especially since its about my Brazilian culture. International House Philadelphia channels the rhythm of Carnaval during the 53rd Global Gala: Colors of Brazil, an annual cocktail party and dinner-dance that spotlights a different country each year.  On Saturday, May 17th, guests will enjoy authentic cuisine provided by … Continue reading

Preakness at the Piazza 2014

The 2nd Annual Preakness at the Piazza is guaranteed to be the highlight of the spring season in Philadelphia! Join the National Multiple Sclerosis Society on Saturday, May 17 from 5– 10 p.m. at the Piazza at Schmidt’s for a viewing party of the 139th Preakness Stakes. Last year, Preakness at the Piazza raised $95,000 … Continue reading

Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival

I am excited to be judging some cocktails tonight. The 2014 Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival Preview Party will be held on Thursday, April 24th from 6:30-9:30PM in the Ballroom and Grand Salon at The Rittenhouse Hotel, 210 West Rittenhouse Square. The evening will feature cuisine and cocktails from Rittenhouse Row’s best bars and restaurants, as … Continue reading

Taste of the Nation Philadelphia

Its back!!! This was one of the very first events I attended as Homemade Delish back in 2012.  I look forward to this event every year. Join Chef Chair David Katz, Honorary Chair Greg Vernick, and Mixology Chair Phoebe Esmon for Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation Philadelphia event. This year’s event will bring together the area’s top … Continue reading