Posts in desserts & sweets
Lavender Beignets filled with fig preserves

Pillowy and elegant little doughnut squares infused with lavender, coated with lavender vanilla sugar and filled with delicious fig jam. From now on this will probably be the only beignet you will ever make.

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Tahini Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Tahini chocolate chip cookies, bold nutty flavor, lightly salted oozing puddles of dark chocolate. They’re crispy, they're chewy and they're DELICIOUS. These are unequivocally the BEST cookies you will ever make.

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Pumpkin churros & Spanish hot chocolate

Few things are as enjoyable as a crisp churro dipped in dark hot chocolate. Check out this pumpkin churro make-over complete with aromatic pumpkin spice and traditional Spanish hot chocolate

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Blood orange tea cakes

These dainty little moist almond and ricotta cakes, perfumed with fragrant blood orange zest and sweet cinnamon, are my little tribute to Sicily. Finished off with a drizzle of delicious tart blood orange glaze and slice of the beautiful gem colored orange these pretty little cakes are perfect for sharing with friends over a nice cup of Italian roasted coffee. 

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Roscón de Reyes: Spanish King Cake

Roscón de Reyes or Spanish King cake is a delicate brioche-like bread flavored with orange blossom water and dotted with festive candied or dried fruit. It’s a sweet bread that is perfect for brunch and dunked in coffee or hot chocolate Roscón de Reyes is short of heaven.

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Lebkuchen: German Gingerbread Cookies

Deliciously aromatic and chocolatey, Lebkuchen happen to be the original gingerbread cookie. Switch up you cookie repertoire with this delectable recipe from the 17th century.

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Saffron custard pear pie

This delicious and aromatic sugar free Saffron and Pear pie will transport you right to the Middle Ages where it was exactly when it was baked for the first time. It’s a perfect and unique dessert for the Holiday season.

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Homemade fresh Fig Newtons

Fig Newtons are without a doubt one of the most iconic cookies of modern history. Packed full of flavor and soft cakey cookie goodness this delicious fig roll recipe will not disappoint. Grab the recipe now and delight yourself with a little trip down American cookie history.

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Empanadas de Cabello de Ángel – Spanish spiced spaghetti squash pies

Why not add these delicious little Spanish hand pies to complete your pumpkin spice and everything nice collection. They are made with a lovely spaghetti squash preserve with the most delicate and lovely flavor you can imagine. They are a great addition to any fall table spread!

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Croustade: classic French apple pie

Crispy layers of phyllo dough filled with sweet and tangy apple goodness, flavored with orange blossom water, and cinnamon. This classic French apple pie will transport you to both South-western France and the Middle East. The best part is how incredibly easy it is to make with this fool proof technique.

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Hazelnut berry meringue cake

Who doesn't love celebrating Easter? What's not to love about chocolate and eggs and fluffy little animals? Boy, have I got the perfect cake for your Easter celebration. I've paired it with some great Easter history so you can wow your guests with it as well!

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