Recipe Index

Flavors of Times Past: 31 recipes and memories of Ellie’s loved ones.


Acarajé, black eyed peas fritters

Black-bean Soup

Feijão com Abóbora (beans with winter squash)

Feijão Refogado  (refried beans)

Tutu de Feijão à Mineira, my dad’s way

Yummy Bites:

Baked Jalapeños Peppers

Black Olives Tapenade over Daikon rounds

Cucumber rounds creme fraiche and dill

Nori Rolls

Pickled Spiced Onions

Tempeh Sambal

Tiny Cheese tarts and pesto

Tofu Shooters

Turkey Liver Pâté

Roasted Eggplant and Yogurt Dip


Anna’s Salat Tangiers

Anya’s Russian Vinaigrette

BRANCHES & PERCHES Nut and sun-dried tomato tacos wrapped in romaine,
drizzled with red pepper sauce

Curried Vegetable Slaw Beggar’s Purses

Fresh Corn Onion Salad

Improv Slaw, raw sweet potatoes

No Cook Stir-Fry

Papaya Salad


Salada de Maionese

Salpicão Salad

Summer Squash ‘Pasta’ with Basil Tomato Sauce

Raw Beet Orange Salad

Raw Beet Carpaccio with Brazilian Vinaigrette

Veggie Slaw


Caramelized Onions

Couve (Collard Greens)

Onion tomato sauce for pizza

Shelia Rouse Collard Greens



Aromatic Vegetable Soup

Black-bean Soup

Cold Mango Ginger Soup

El Locro

“FLAMINGO POOL SOUP Lemongrass, lime broth with shrimp and red chilis
A filter floats on top.

Melon Pineapple Jalapeño Cold Soup

Onion Soup

Sweet Red Bell Peppers and Beets Sorbet

Tomato Soup with creme

Watermelon Gazpacho

Raw Beet Gazpacho



Frango no Açafrão, turmeric chicken

“ISLAND CHICKEN WINGS” Jerk chicken wings smoking in the barbeque

Pan Fried Pork Tenderloin

Phyllis Sausage Balls

Meat-Pumpkin Manti

Moqueca:  Brazilian Fish Stew

Shrimp with Habaneros and Creamy Grits

Vaca Atolada – “Cow Stuck in the Mud”



BERRIES FOR BEAKS Garlands of dried apricots and blueberries threaded on strawberry lace

Brazilian Truffles and Spicy Pumpkin

Caramel, Doce de Leite

Celeste’s Carrot Cake

Celeste’s Bolo de Fubá, cornmeal cake

Chia Pudding

Date Cocoa Truffles

Dark Chocolate Fondue

Bill’s Warm, Soft Chocolate Cake

BIRD BATH SPONGE CAKE Upside-down coconut cake in a warm caramel pineapple sauce

Eggless Chocolate Mousse

FOSSIL COOKIES Semisweet chocolate with white chocolate chips

No flour Habanero Chocolate Cake

Mini chocolate cake with frosting and raspberry coulis

Mousse de Maracujá  (Passion Fruit Mousse)

Parfait Cups

Pumpkin Compote

Sugar Cookies

Vegan Chocolate Coconut Pudding

Vegan Brownies


Ellie’s Roasted Vegetable Empanadas

Homemade whole wheat bread

Pão de Queijo” 3 ingredients da Celeste

Brazilian Cheese Bread

Sourdough Breads and Pancakes


Noodles with Black Sesame Seeds

Meat-Pumpkin Manti


Yellow (Turmeric) Rice


Caroline’s Breakfast Strata

Huevos Rancheros Frittata


Hazelnut milk


Spiced Cider

Spicy Tea Mix recipe

Yogurt Using a cooler box

Zhora Armenian Coffee


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