Blackberry Liqueur Chocolate Truffles

Hola!! I talked to my mom on the phone yesterday and she told me that she made chocolate truffles. That gave me the thought of making them myself. That’s all the inspiration I need! I did want to add my own little spin on them so I added a little Blackberry Liqueur. Berries and Chocolate… Continue reading Blackberry Liqueur Chocolate Truffles

Baked Mini Pumpkin Donuts

When life gives you pumpkins, you make pumpkin donuts! Guys, these donuts are amazing!! As one of my friends would describe them, they are a delicacy.  They are the perfect little bite (about twice the size of a quarter). I’ve been making these mini donuts for a couple of years. The first time I made… Continue reading Baked Mini Pumpkin Donuts

Chocolate- Dipped Walnut Carquiñolis (Biscotti)

Hola!! The holidays are just around the corner, I can’t believe it! Time flies. I am going to Spain soon to spend the holidays with my family. I love being home to eat my grandma’s food (and my mom’s…) Today I made something that I believe you are all familiar with, biscotti. Although, I made them… Continue reading Chocolate- Dipped Walnut Carquiñolis (Biscotti)

Sweet Spanish Squash Triangle

Hola!!! Today I made a traditional Spanish dessert. Making this recipe again in the United States transported me back to my childhood and my Àvia’s kitchen in Spain. My Àvia is my grandmother whom I love very much and who, over the years, has taught me and inspired in me the passion that I have… Continue reading Sweet Spanish Squash Triangle

Melindros (served with Hot Chocolate)

Melindros are very popular in Spain, they are similar to a cookie but with a cake-like texture. The tradition is to dip the melindro into hot chocolate. In Spain, the texture of hot chocolate is much thicker, more like a pudding and its spooned, not sipped. The recipe for these melindros is very easy. By themselves,… Continue reading Melindros (served with Hot Chocolate)

Bacon Cupcakes

Hola and happy fall! Today I am posting something new and unique (For me anyway!) Cupcakes. But not just any cupcakes. I call them the happy surprise bite! What’s the surprise? Bacon! More specifically, bacon jam! Woohoo! I was super happy when I received some delicious jams from TBJ Gourmet. (https://tbjgourmet.com) They say everything tastes… Continue reading Bacon Cupcakes

Crema Catalana

Bon dia! (Good morning in Catalan!) 🙂 March 19th, is Father’s Day in Spain.  It’s also know as Sant Josep (Saint Joseph’s Day), and in Catalonia, this is the day that you would eat this dessert. It’s called Crema Catalana (“Catalan Cream”). Nowadays, it’s consumed at all times of the year. I guess some of you may… Continue reading Crema Catalana