Sea urchin ceviche (ceviche de erizos) – and how to open a sea urchin

Grocery shopping without a list is a terrible idea, generally speaking. Without a list to guide us through the aisles and past the ice cream, we inevitably end up with items that are unhealthy or unnecessary. For me, buying groceries sans list is especially dumb, since I can take impulse buying in grocery stores to…

Recipe: Cinnamon-Orange Brioche

Even though I’ve been cooking for a while, baking is something I’ve never really picked up. There are a couple recipes I keep in my repertoire, but I don’t get very adventurous, since I never really needed to be.  My mother has always done more of the baking for holidays and special events – nearly reproducing the…