Monday, March 28, 2016

Papaya in Syrup

  • 4 cups papaya (almost ripe) peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup of sugar (*)
  • 1 large cinnamon stick
  1. In a heavy-bottomed pot, cook over medium high heat, water, sugar and cinnamon and cook a thick syrup. Then, add the pieces of papaya and cook over medium high heat for 10 minutes.
  2. Remove the chopped papaya and place in a container (I used a glass bottle), then boil the syrup and cook five minutes more, add it to the chopped pieces of papaya. Let cool and store in the refrigerator.

(*)  I made this recipe with brown sugar. If you want it more sweeter, you must use white sugar.

Number of Service: 4
Time Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes

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Friday, October 2, 2015

Bread Pudding


5 cups milk
20 bread slices cutted in cubes
6 eggs
2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 can (410 g, 14.4 ounces) condensed milk
1 can (315 g, 11 ounces) evaporated milk
1 stick of butter
1 small box of raisins
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon of rum
11 "wide x 13 1/2" high baking dish

For the syrup:

2 cups water
1 cup sugar
1 package-8 ounces (222 grams) "Pitted Prunes"
1 small cinnamon stick


In a mixing bowl, put the milk and the pieces of bread.  until the next day. Refrigerate all night.  Add the eggs, butter, sugar, vanilla, condensed and evaporated milk . Divide the mixture into three parts and blend each one for 10 seconds. 

Grease a pan and add the liquid, add the raisins. Bake at 350 degrees for one hour.

For the syrup, place all ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve over bread pudding.

Preparation Time: 45 minutes
Oven Time: 1 hour
Service Number: 16

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Sunday, September 20, 2015

Carrot Muffins

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup pineapple mermelade  
  • 2 (1 oz) raisins packages
  • 2 (12 cups) muffin pans
  1. Mix flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, ginger and salt.
  2. In another bowl, beat eggs, add sugar, oil, carrots, pineapple mermelade and raisins.
  3. Grease the muffin pans and place the mixture. Bake at 350 F for 15 or 20 minutes.
Preparation Time: 50 minutes
Oven Time: 15 to 20 minutes
Number of Service: 24

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Saturday, June 27, 2015

Potato Custard


1 cup of boiled, peeled and mashed potatoes (unsalted)
3 1/2 cups milk
2/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon salt

  1. Blend for one minute at high speed, potato cup with 1 cup of milk.
  2. In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, bring to a boil the remaining milk, cinnamon, sugar, salt and vanilla and cook over medium high heat, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, for 30 minutes to thicken.
  3. After this time, remove from heat, cool and serve.
Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 mibutes
Services: 3

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Saturday, May 30, 2015

Homemade Nutella

  • 2 cups whole hazelnuts
  • ¼ cup bitter cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • ½ cup almond milk or one of your own
  • Baking sheet
  1. Proceed to remove the nuts from the shell, using a nutcracker; place them on a baking sheet and bake for 7 minutes at 200 ° C.
  2. After that, place the hazelnuts in a food processor (I used my blender) and grind for a few minutes, until they begin to release their oils.
  3. Then add cocoa powder, milk, sugar, vanilla and salt; grind until smooth.
  4. Put in a covered container and refrigerate.

Time Preparation: 30 minutes
Services13 oz jar
SourcePizca del Sabor

Friday, May 29, 2015

Homemade Frappuccino


  • 4 cups ice cubes
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup brewed coffee
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sweet cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


Place all ingredients in blender and blend on high speed for a few seconds only, in order to have ice chips.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Cookies for Christmas

  •     2 1/4 cups flour
  •     1 teaspoon baking soda
  •     1/2 teaspoon salt
  •     1 teaspoon white vanilla extract
  •     2 sticks (1 cup) salted butter
  •     2 eggs
  •     1/2 cup white sugar
  •     1/2 cup brown sugar
  •     1 cup "semi-sweet chocolate chips"
  •     1-4.75 oz. (134 g. ) package spicy drops
  •     1-1.69 g. (47.9 oz.) package m&m chocolates candies

  1. Mix flour, baking soda and salt.
  2. Beat the butter, white sugar, brown sugar and white vanilla extract until smooth.  Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.  Then, go slowly adding the flour mixture. Finally, add the "semi-sweet chocolate chips". 
  3. Divide the dough into thirds. Add 2 tablespoons gumdrops to first part, 2 tablespoons m&m chocolates to the second and nothing to third. 
  4. On a cookie sheet, place a spoonful of the mixture and bake at 350 ° F. for 8 minutes. It could be better to place only 10 cookies in the tray and bake 5 times.
Preparation Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 40 minutes

Number of servings: 40

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Lemon Pudding

  • 2 (14 ounces) cans condensed milk
  • 2 (315 gramos -11 ounces) cans evaporated milk
  • 16 graham crackers crushed
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Lemon slices
  1. In a mixing bowl, place milk and mix well. Add lemon juice, stirring well until the mixture thickens.
  2. Place  half of the crushed cookies in a mold and add the mixture. Freeze for several hours.
  3. Serve over crystal glasses; garnish with a spring of crushed cookies and a slice of lemon. 
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