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Bocadillo con Queso – Columbian Guava Paste with Cheese – Kolumbianische Guavenpaste mit Käse

Bocadillo con queso can be served as an easy dessert or as an appetizer as well. There really isn’t much too it other than cheese and guava paste but don’t let this simplicity fool you. The combination of flavours is heavenly. The sweet and salty combination is just incredible and addictive as well. This cheese [...]

Tres Leches Cake

Tres Leches Cake by Baltic Maid

This cake has been on my to-do list for ages. The idea of pouring different types of milk over a cake sounded intriguing. I love sweetened condensed milk and to pour it over a cake sounds not only tasty but also fun. If you have kids I bet they would enjoy this part. I had [...]

Flan de Queso – Crème Caramel – Flan mit Karamell

Flan de Queso by Baltic Maid

Flan also called Crème caramel is a custard dessert with a caramel topping. The caramel is poured into a small dish which is then filled with custard. Then the flan is baked in a water bath in the oven. The chilled flan will be inverted onto a plate so the caramel sauce is now slowly [...]

Quinoa with Acorn Squash, Apple, and Red Bell Pepper

The United Nations declared 2013 as the International Year of Quinoa to raise awareness about this seed. Quinoa has a high nutritional value. It can increase food security and help eradicate poverty around the world.  (1) Quinoa is said to be very healthy. To be a bit more specific, it is rich in protein and it contains [...]

Crockpot Dulce de Leche

Dulce de leche (“sweet /candy of milk”) is a rich caramel sauce which is very popular in Latin America. It has gained in popularity in the US as well. It is described as caramel only better. Who wouldn’t like that? And it can be used in endless ways just like caramel. Drizzle it over ice cream for [...]

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