Vanessa Bell, Author at Que Rica Vida
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Vanessa Bell

Vanessa Bell

I’m Cuban American, married to an amazing man, raising two biracial/bicultural babies. I write on topics of personal identity, bicultural life and building a legacy through documentation of food culture, travel and memoir writing at

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Posted on April 11, 2014

Easter Bunny Pancake Breakfast

It’s almost time for Easter and all the traditions that come with it. From religious observations to traditions of …

Posted on January 8, 2014

Cuban-Style Chicken Guisado

A warm Cuban-style chicken guisado is a great meal on a cold, winter night. This simple Cuban stew is easier to make…

Posted on December 25, 2013

Kumquat Jam

These little fruits look just like mini oranges, but with a sour kick. Perfect to pair with a thick slice of wheat …

Posted on December 22, 2013

5 Tips to Live with Qué Rica Vida Style During The Holidays

Whether referring to Christmas, Chanukah, or Three Kings Day, the holiday season is a beloved time for all of us to celebrate with family and feasting. In our home, I always play host on Christmas Eve, or Nochebuena.

Posted on December 17, 2013

Cranberry Brie Empanadas

Sophistication and comfort never tasted so good! With the tangy and tart flavor combination of cranberry and brie, …

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