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Pastel de Tres Leches (Tres Leches Cake)

I’ve been wanting to do this cake for ages, but I have to confess that baking is not my thing, so I kept leaving it for another time, but last Sunday it was my son’s birthday and I organised a Mexican Birthday Party, so I […]

 Chocoflan (Caramel and Chocolate Cake)

Emilio my little son was invited to a play date, I don’t usually take something to play dates, but this one was with his best friends, so I thought to bake something and this cake has the wow factor, it is a flan and chocolate […]

Palanquetas de Cacahuate y Pepitorias (Peanut and Pumpkin Seed Pralines)

I absolulety love tradional Mexican sweets, they are so delicious, full of nice and healthy things like these mouthwatering palanquetas (pralines).

Orejas (Sweet Puff Pastry Ears)

In Mexico “Pan Dulce” or sweet bread, is a big thing, there is an enormous varieties of sweet bread that you can’t even imagine, we even have special shops that only sell “Pan Dulce” they are call “Panaderias”, bakeries.

Alegrías de Amaranto (Amaranth Bar Alegrías)

  Every year around mid February, Ensenada hosts a traditional port carnival, this is what port cities do. My parents always used to take us to see the parade in the afternoon and that was my favourite part as they used to get us lots […]

Calabaza en Tacha (Pumpkin in Syrup)

  One of the dishes that I will always have in my heart is”dulce de calabaza” or “Calabaza en tacha” as some people call it. For me, this recipe totally takes me back to my childhood, I remember going to visit my grandma in Sinaloa […]

Pan de Muerto (Bread of the Dead)

El Día de los Muertos, Day of the Dead, is a famous Mexican celebration full of traditions that have been in our culture since pre-columbian times.