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

Leche Merengada

Holaaaaa!!! It´s pretty warm out here, it´s still summer in Maryland! When it’s this warm, I really like to have some refreshing cold drinks in the refrigerator; lemonade, ice tea… When I’m in Spain, I like to have a cold drink called leche merengada. The literal translation is 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 but I go crazy when it comes to baking. Every time my family has a party I am the baker. I guess I am the official baker in the family. Since there are 31 of us,  I have to bake more than one cake, usually three, and sometimes four cakes! My family loves… Continue reading Magdalenas

Manzana Tatin

Hola! Thanksgiving is right around the corner… I can’t wait! Yesterday, I had a pre-Thanksgiving party (Friendsgiving). It is always fun getting together with friends or family. The party was a potluck style meal, everyone bringing one thing or another. My contribution was homemade vanilla ice cream and an 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  restaurant in Spain. The flan is so popular that you can buy it in a box at Spanish supermarkets. The only thing you have to do is mix the box mixture with milk and voilĂ !  That is very easy and convenient,… Continue reading Flan de Huevo (Egg Flan)