Christmas recipes

11 December 2014

Dulcey filled chocolate bar

Christmas would not be Christmas in Spain without traditional Christmas treats such as “turrón”. Turrón is a confection, typically made of honey and almonds, and usually shaped into either a rectangular tablet. Modern versions of turrón usually include chocolate, as the one I am proposing today, and in fact have nothing to do with traditional […]


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 […]


16 December 2013

Chocolate and turron Xmas cookies

Turrón is a type of Spanish sweet similar to nougat which is eaten particularly around Christmas. It has Arabic origins and is basically made of honey and almonds. There are two traditional varieties: Alicante, which is hard and contains whole almonds, and Jijona, which is soft and made from crushed almonds. For this recipe I […]


4 December 2013

Oreo dipped in chocolate


20 November 2013

Eclairs


2 January 2013

Galette des rois

Galette des rois is a puff pastry pie filled with frangipane, a very popular French cake that celebrates the holiday of Epiphany (January 6th), the day when the Wise Men (Gaspar, Melchior and Balthasar) visited Baby Jesus. As part of French tradition, a bean or small china “fève” (favor) is hidden in the cake. Tradition […]


4 December 2012

Cheesecake Cookies


20 November 2012

Natural Red Velvet Cake



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