Author: Tia Maria

Tia Maria’s Portuguese Style Meatloaf

Ingredients: 2 pounds ground beef or ground turkey 2 eggs 1 cup dried seasoned breadcrumbs 1 slice of fresh bread (crumbled, I use a grater) 1 medium onion (finely minced) 3/4 cup milk 2...

Pork Chops Smothered in Tomato Onion Sauce

Ingredients: 6 pork chops 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup white wine 1 tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon crushed black pepper 3 to 4 cups of Cebolada sauce...

How to Cook Polvo/Octopus

Don’t be intimidated by cooking octopus. It’s relatively easy to do. I learned this method from my mother of boiling the octopus in water with only 1 onion and no salt required since the...

Presunto Spiral Bread With Fig and Nut Spread

This bread is savory, salty and sweet all in the same bite. Make 2 because this will be the first appetizer to go. It a great bread to freeze and enjoy the next time....

Sugar Free Caramel Flan – Pudim Flan Sem Açucar

This Caramel Flan is delicious, so creamy, and you can’t tell it from the original flan recipe. Watch my original Caramel Flan video recipe below from Tia Maria’s Blog Youtube Channel. It’s a wonderful...