Cakes and cookies
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 [...]
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 [...]
Depression cake, Wacky cake or Crazy cake is a type of cake that was commonly made during the Great Depression (others say during WW II). The ingredients include no milk, butter or eggs, because they were then either expensive or hard to get at the time. The cake is amazingly rich, moist and flavorful, although [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Icebox cake is an old fashioned dessert consisting of whipped cream and chocolate wafers. It’s so simple and so good! It is usually chilled for at least 24 hours in the refrigerator so the cookies soften. This time I have prepared a frozen version with Marie biscuits, and I hope you like it! Enjoy.
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Petit Beurre is a small rectangular cookie that was invented in 1886 by Louis Lefèvre-Utile in Nantes. This cookie, quickly became a true classic in French country, with millions of packages sold every year throughout the world. Le petit beurre is a very crispy biscuit, not too sweet and not [...]