A poached egg that is no such thing. The eggshell is made of chocolate, and it encases “egg white” made from vanilla panna cotta and oozing yellow “egg yolk” made from mango. Not only is this dish fun, but also the flavours of mango and creamy vanilla panna cotta balance the crunchy chocolate shell. As […]
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 […]
Knock, knock! Anyone there? I do not know how to start after 4 months without posting anything on the blog. What began as a summer break, has become something else. Why? I do not know very well … I guess that several factors come together. Fatigue after two very intense years, blogging, working inside and […]
I cannot get over the fact that no one (apart from me) has prepared this recipe since I published it 6 years ago. It was one of the first recipes I posted: Fried ice-cream in puff pastry. (Excuse my photos, at the time I used to shot with my mobile phone!) And now that cronuts […]
I remember like it was yesterday the day that Pablo started school. He had always been a good baby. Perhaps too good for his own good. And I was really worried that he might suffer at school and not have sufficient resources to defend himself, or that at the age of 3 he would not […]
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 […]
Homemade marshmallows use simple ingredients and are easier to make than you might think. Most recipes call for corn syrup or candy thermometers, but this one does not. The preparation is surprisingly easy, and all you need is an electric mixer. Marshmallows are basically a combination of sugar, water, and gelatin. This mixture is whipped […]
These chocolate umbrellas bring back many childhood memories to me. Chocolate shaped into an umbrella around a colourful stick, so simple yet so good! My child absolutely adore them, and these cute treats are perfect as party favors or holiday treats and very easy to prepare.