Dulce De Leche Mousse

Dulce De Leche Mousse

A couple of weeks ago a friend of mine asked me if I had a recipe for dulce de leche mousse, and sadly the answer was no. I knew then I had to come up with one in the near future. And so I did. Being from Argentina I really had no choice. We do everything dulce de leche!
With the excuse that we are moving to a new apartment soon we had a get together with friends at home this past weekend. We wanted to say goodbye to our place the best way we knew how: surrounded by the people we love, having fun and eating good stuff. Everybody that had once seen the view from our window deserved to bid it farewell.
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Panna Cotta & Raspberry Coulis

Panna Cotta & Raspberry Coulis

Last year I gave my boyfriend a special, different birthday present. Even if he told me he didn’t want one I decided to go ahead with my brilliant idea: five three course meals of his choosing that were valid for one whole year.
The idea was that whenever he wanted to eat something special or had a craving he could fill out one of the cards I gave him specifying the date of the meal in question plus the menu desired. And then we would have a special dinner or lunch date to eat what he has asked for.
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Easter Cake

Easter Cake

Easter is around the corner and to celebrate I wanted to share a delicious Easter cake that you’d find in every bakery in Buenos Aires around this time of the year. A brioche dough – well, kind off, with a lot less butter in it - shaped as a ring, topped with deliciously rich vanilla bean pastry cream and powdered sugar. After that you can decorate it as you wish, the sky is the limit. I used candied cherries, almonds and powdered sugar.
When I was a little girl I didn’t like this cake, at all. I think what I didn’t appreciate were all the candied fruit they use to put on top of it, so obviously I did it how I like to eat it! Also, I only started appreciating pastry cream not very long ago. Actually, my first two years in France I didn’t eat it, at all. And then one day, I tasted it, and that was that. I was lost, I discovered so many things - like eclairs for example, that looking back maybe not being a fan of pastry cream wasn’t such a bad thing! Wink.
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