German Pear Crumble

Just before the fall season is over and we head straight into Christmas season, it is time for some good old German pear cake with Streusel (crumble). What you need (serves 8) 350g flour 1/2 spoon ground cinnamon 5 eggs 250g sugar 250g butter 1 spoon vanilla extract 1 spoon baking soda 2kg pears  Continue reading “German Pear Crumble”

Croquetas ‘Ropa Vieja’

What do you do when you have some leftover meat from cooking soup and some leftover nacho chips? Well usually people would think taht those ingredients do not go together well. Here in Spain though, it is just perfect to make some famous croquettes de “ropa vieja”. What you need (serves 12) 200g cooked boneContinue reading “Croquetas ‘Ropa Vieja’”

Christmas Maple Syrup Cookies

Christmas cookies are not supposed to be healthy right? Well here we tried some Christmas cookies that are a little bit healthier-ish…and the result was not that bad. What you need (20-30 cookies) 120g butter 60g sugar 60ml maple syrup 1 egg dash of salt 90g oats 150g flour dash of baking soda How youContinue reading “Christmas Maple Syrup Cookies”

Torrijas – Easter French Toast

Last day of the Easter weekend. It is almost over but still I wanted to share a traditional recipe for Easter in Spain: Torrijas. Torrijas is a Spanish styled version of french toast that is eaten during the easter holidays all over Spain. The traditional recipes come from the nuns which have been making TorrijasContinue reading “Torrijas – Easter French Toast”

Five Layer Cake

How many layers does a cake need? Bakers and patisseurs have been arguing about this topic for ages. We tried one with five layers. ¬†Cookies, chocolate cake, Bavarian vanilla cream, peach jelly, and blackberry cream cheese topping. Check it out What you need: 200g butter cookies 100g butter 3 eggs 100 g dark chocolate 30Continue reading “Five Layer Cake”