Great recipes!

Semolina pudding with raisins

Serves 12 INGREDIENTS 150g semolina ½ cup (100g) sugar 100g ( ½ cup) raisins 1000 ml (4 cups) milk 2 egg whites 2 egg yolks 1 glass (small) rum finely grated lemon rind PREPARATION Heat milk in a saucepan and bring to the boil. At that moment, sprinkle the semolina into the milk, stirring continuously […]

Pastry to prepare tarts and pies (2)

INGREDIENTS 1 cup (120g) flour 1 cup (110g) cornstarch pinch of salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 150g butter 3 tablespoons sugar 1 egg 1 egg yolk 3 tablespoons cognac (French brandy) PREPARATION Sift flour, cornstarch, salt and baking powder onto worktop. Make a well in the center. Rub in butter, using your fingertips, until mixture […]

Bread and butter pudding with pears

Serves 12 INGREDIENTS 1 loaf of bread (sliced, crusts removed and cut into small pieces) 500 ml (2 cups) hot milk 4 eggs 1 cup (200g) sugar 1/2 cup (60g) flour 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind 5 medium-sized, ripe pears PREPARATION Place bread, hot milk, slightly beaten eggs, sugar and lemon rind inside a […]

Hazelnut cake with chocolate chips

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 100g butter, at room temperature 3/4 cup (150g) sugar 3 eggs 2 cups (240g) flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 100g hazelnuts, chopped 100g chocolate chips 3 drops almond essence PREPARATION Beat butter and sugar with a wooden spoon until creamy. Fold in slightly beaten eggs. Stir in almond essence. Sift together flour […]

Phyllo dough, also known as philo dough

This dough, famous since the ancient times, was the base of many desserts that women patiently prepared. It first originated in the Middle East, and it stood out because of the wide combination of dried fruits that goes together with this dough. Arabs, Hebrews and Armenians are some of those that use this dough. It […]