La Michoacana

La Michoacana would sound familiar to all of our Mexican readers. Others who don't know what that means would be intrigued, which describes us writers! We are familiar with Spanish but your Soul Swirl bloggers are not fluent speakers. While in Cali, we learned that Michoacana means "the paleteria" or fresh ice cream shop. We … Continue reading La Michoacana

Salmon Cakes

Refresh your spring recipes with these super delicious salmon cakes! With a few simple ingredients, you'll have a beautiful versatile gourmet salmon dish. I served mine with baked yams, but they could be paired with almost anything. Ingredients : This recipe makes 4 salmon cakes 4 ounces of salmon 1 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon … Continue reading Salmon Cakes


The only way to perfect a donut is to make them fresh and with quality ingredients. Just ask Doughology. Doughology started out as a small shop in Lynbrook, Long Island. Now they have locations in Babylon and New Jersey. Doughology makes beautiful fresh dough and they offer unique donuts. From fun combinations to a create-your-own-donut … Continue reading Doughology


Bonjour, foodies! No matter what crazy new fads roll in, classics will remain classics.  Pastries of all kinds will forever be cult favorites- muffins, croissants, and dare I say macarons? These little cookies are anything but average. They were once reserved for the royals, hence why it's such a thrill for all people to share … Continue reading Ladurée


Get your brunch on with some serious comfort food. Hatch, located in Long Island, NY, is a super cheerful restaurant that is sure to brighten up your day. Hatch is most known for their famous Dunkaroos style French toast that'll transport you back to your childhood. In fact, the entire restaurant is nostalgic and cheery … Continue reading Hatch