Breads

11 May 2014

St John Bakery doughnut recipe

These guys are undoubtedly the best doughnuts I have ever made, and they are believed to be the best in the world. They have a Michelin star, after all. The creator of these fluffy balls of dough is Justin Gellatly, the genius behind the St John Bakery in London. If I worked in this bakery [...]


3 April 2014

Stamped pasta: corzetti

Corzetti are thin discs of fresh pasta dough that get stamped out and embossed with a beautiful design using a handmade artisanal tool called the corzetti stamp. It is a specialty of Liguria, in northern Italy. The pasta dates back to the Middle Ages and was traditionally served by wealthy maritime families who imprinted the [...]


17 February 2014

Sweet buns (Bambas)

Spanish bambas are sweet buns filled with whipped cream. They are believed to be a variation of Semla, from Sweden, where they are eaten typically the last Tuesday before Lent, which in Swedish is known as “Fettisdagen” (Fat Tuesday). The oldest version of the semla was a plain bread bun, eaten in a bowl of [...]


5 January 2014

Three King’s bread

January the 6th is a special day in Spain. Known as ‘El Dia de Reyes’ (Three Kings Day), this holiday commemorates the three wise men who traveled from afar, bearing gifts for the infant baby Jesus. Every child in Spain look forward to this holiday as traditionally, instead of receiving gifts from Santa Claus or [...]


20 November 2013

Eclairs


7 November 2013

Moon cakes (kind of)


2 October 2013

Shekerbura recipe

Shekerbura is one of the traditional sweet pastries baked for Novruz, one of the most important holidays in Azerbaijan. It is not a religious holiday, but actually is the celebration of the coming of spring, and the renewal of nature. Shekerbura is a sweet pastry filled with ground nuts and sugar. In Azerbaijan, making shekerbura [...]


9 September 2013

My book: Las recetas de la felicidad

Just a short note to let you know that my first cookbook, Las recetas de la felicidad, will be released on October the 16th. I am so happy and proud I have no words! Hard cover, 176 pages and 77 amazing recipes. The book can be pre-ordered in Amazon (also in Amazon USA) but for [...]


3 September 2013

Tomato cheesecake


21 May 2013

Wellington baguette

Beef Wellington is a preparation of beef tenderloin coated with pâté (often pâté de foie gras) and duxelles, which is then wrapped in puff pastry and baked. The origin of the name is not clear, although it is commonly accepted that Beef Wellington is named after Arthur Wellesley, First Duke of Wellington, a Brittish general [...]



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