Christmas recipes

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


27 June 2012

Baked apples filled with custard and nuts

{Imprisoned apples} Preparation time: 30 min Cooking time: 30 min Total: 1 hora  Yield: 4 Ingredients:4 apples2 sheets of pie dough4 tablespoons custardwalnuts, raisings, chopped almonds To caramelise: 150 gr sugar For the custard:250 ml milk (1 cup)250 ml heavy cream (1 cup)150 gr sugar (3/4 cup)3 egg yolks1 vanilla pod30 gr cornstarch (two tablespoons) Step [...]



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