Spanish Crema Catalana

Crema Catalana is a Spanish traditional dessert often served during the Saint Joseph festivities. It is like a créme brûlée with a Spanish touch. What is crema Catalana? “Crema Catalana” or “crema tostada” is basically a custard cream infused with orange and cinnamon flavor. The “wow” factor of this traditional Spanish recipe is the hard … Read more

Blueberry Orange Bread

This blueberry orange bread is the ultimate spring coffee cake. It’s spongy, fragrant and fresh. I must say that this blueberry bread disappeared from my kitchen in less than 12 hours (we are only two people). I couldn’t go to the kitchen without a small slice and apparently my boyfriend neither. Orange +  blueberries (or … Read more

Candied Pecans

Candied Pecans are one of my favorite things to make as a topping for my desserts. They are buttery, salty and sweet at the same time. More than a recipe, this is a good trick to get a healthy-ish snack or a crunchy topping for desserts, pancakes or oatmeal. You can store this candied pecan … Read more

Vanilla Mug Cake

Mug cakes are the easiest way to get a sweet craving under control. Learn how to make a basic vanilla mug cake in no time. This recipe requires ingredients that you can find in every panty. You can make it in less than 5 minutes and the only thing that you are going to use … Read more

Portuguese Pasteis de nata (Custard mini Tarts)

Portuguese pasteis de nata is the most known Portuguese dessert and for a good reason. They are delicious mini tart filled with velvety custard. You can’t say that you visited Portugal, especially Lisbon, if you never ate a couple of “pasteis de nata” or “pasteis de Belém” with a cup of coffee. This dessert is … Read more

Spanish Torrijas

One of the most famous Spanish desserts: Torrijas. These are so decadent that you can’t eat just one. Another traditional Spanish recipe on this blog. I just can’t get over Spanish cuisine. Torrijas are a holiday dessert that is often prepared during “Cuaresma” and “Semana Santa”. They are as popular as arroz con leche. They … Read more