I am 17 almost 18 year old girl who is half American half Spanish (Spain). I move every 3 years to a different country around the world so I am very diverse in culture.
I started cooking as a hobby at the beginning of the year and it is now a passion. People are amazed at how many different and international dishes I have made in less than a year. I give all the glory to God :)
My favorite things to cook
I LOVE baking and desserts but I'm trying to limit it to watch my figure :P
Cookies, cakes, cupcakes, arroz con leche, anything with coconut or chocolate. I love making international cuisines for my family.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My mom cooks so most of what we eat is Euoropean-Spanish cuisine.
-We make sugar cookies every year for Christmas at midnight.. not sure why but just happened to be.
-Arroz con leche is my FAVOURITE dessert, which many people fail at since it literally translates as "rice with milk" though people mistake it as a pudding, horrible.
-Tortilla de patata is a popular Spanish dish that many people we made it for love
My cooking triumphs
-Making 3 batches of shortbread cookies because I wasn't happy with the first one and they were all gone in a few days... 3 batches for 4 people. They were addicting.
-Addicting granola bars had everything I love: coconut, oatmeal, nuts, dried fruit, and honey.
-My first time EVER making a pizza by myself--nailed it. Thank the Lord :)
My cooking tragedies
-Thinking the nuts I was roasting in the oven would take longer as I was eating dinner (only 8 minutes passed) and they slightly burned...
-Misreading a recipe that called for "5 TBSP" of milk, and I put vanilla extract for the frosting... thank God I took it out on time and did not mix it!