Crema Catalana

Bon dia! (Good morning in Catalan!) 馃檪 March 19th, is Father’s Day in Spain. 聽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,聽it’s consumed at all times of the year. I guess some of you聽may… Continue reading Crema Catalana

Leche Merengada

Holaaaaa!!! It麓s pretty warm out here, it麓s still summer in Maryland!聽When it’s this warm, I really like to have some refreshing cold聽drinks in the refrigerator; lemonade, ice tea… When I’m in聽Spain, I like聽to have a cold drink called leche merengada. The literal translation is聽meringue milk. It is common to find it in the ice cream… Continue reading Leche Merengada

Magdalenas

Hola folks! I love baking! I love to cook everything聽but I go crazy when it comes to baking. Every time my family has a party I am the baker. I guess聽I am the official baker in the family. Since there聽are聽31 of us, 聽I have to bake more than one cake, usually聽three,聽and聽sometimes four cakes! My family聽loves… Continue reading Magdalenas

Manzana Tatin

Hola! Thanksgiving is right around聽the corner… I can’t wait! Yesterday, I had a pre-Thanksgiving party (Friendsgiving). It is聽always fun getting together with friends or family. The party was a potluck style meal, everyone bringing one thing or another. My contribution was聽homemade vanilla ice cream and an聽an Apple Tatin. I originally thought of a classic apple… Continue reading Manzana Tatin

Flan de Huevo (Egg Flan)

Hola! Today I am making a very traditional recipe, egg flan. This flan can be found in virtually every聽聽restaurant in Spain. The flan is so聽popular聽that聽you can buy it in a box at Spanish聽supermarkets. The only thing you have to do is mix the box mixture with milk and voil脿! 聽That is very easy and convenient,… Continue reading Flan de Huevo (Egg Flan)

Mat贸 for the National Day of Catalonia

Holaaa! Today is a big day in my part of Spain, Catalunya.聽It is the National Day.聽We call it Diada Nacional.聽The day commemorates the fourteen聽month Siege of Barcelona, when on September 11th 1714, Catalan troops were forced to surrender to the Castilian forces of France and King Philip V of Spain. From聽that day on, things took… Continue reading Mat贸 for the National Day of Catalonia