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.
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 [...]
I do not usually post the same recipe twice , but in this case I have made some improvements that need to be shared. For book signings that I’ve had in Madrid , Valladolid, and now in Barcelona this Friday I have prepared hundreds of chocolate covered Oreo cookies … so now I know a [...]
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 [...]