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Amalia's breakfast: Empanadas and acai bowl

From what I know, acai has become a fad in the last two to three years. Acai related products are everywhere; Whole foods stocks them, many foreign acai juice brands are imported to Japan, and Japanese brands have started to make their own acai juice and acai mini bowls sold at convenience stores. 181 more words

Food

Introduction to Amalia's cooking, hogao

I am back here on Plates of Art and am typing this post. One of the reasons I wanted to get back here and write is because I met an extraordinary chef who intrigued me back to my interest of cooking and health.This chef, her name is Amalia, whom I met at my travel destination of Brazil, astonished and brought warmth to my family during our time there. 191 more words

Food

Pre-Columbian 24k Gold Plated Calima Flying Fish - Golden Jet Pendant

Zoomorphic figure resembling a flying fish from the Calima Culture. Also known as Pre-Columbian Golden Jet Ornament.

Down In Mexico

Saw an amazing Mexican band in Fusion called Los de Abajo. Sent me off on a bit of a Mexican music mission and I’ve uncovered everything from Surf Ska to Gypsy Cumbia. 121 more words

Music

Stuff That Weighs More than Me: Columbian Mammoth

Spent a wonderful afternoon at the Page Museum next to the La Brea Tar Pits.  It was super fun and we were spoiled for choice in terms of stuff that weighs more than me.  95 more words