Joy Of Spanish Cooking

Spanish Desserts

Brazo de Gitano con Trufa (Spanish Style Swiss Roll filled with Truffle)

Hello! I hope you are a chocolate lover because today I am making a classic Spanish dessert: Brazo de Gitano, it translates to Gypsy Arm. We used to eat them on Sundays. My mom would make this dessert frequently. Did you get all excited about a chocolate dessert?! Well, get ready. Today I am making …

Brazo de Gitano con Trufa (Spanish Style Swiss Roll filled with Truffle) Read More »

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 voilà!  That is very easy and convenient, …

Flan de Huevo (Egg Flan) Read More »

Spanish Bizcocho (cake)

Hola!! [ss_social_follow] I hope everyone is doing well and cooking and baking a lot! Today’s recipe is a cake, my go-to cake, or Bizcocho. That’s what we call it in Spain. This cake is very popular in Spain, and I swear this is the easiest cake ever! (My personal nickname is Easy Cake.) No frosting, …

Spanish Bizcocho (cake) Read More »

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 …

Blackberry Liqueur Chocolate Truffles Read More »

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 …

Chocolate- Dipped Walnut Carquiñolis (Biscotti) Read More »

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 …

Sweet Spanish Squash Triangle Read More »

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, …

Melindros (served with Hot Chocolate) Read More »