Tag: dessert

The History of Flan

Flan is easily the most popular Latin dessert and has been for many generations. We just can’t get enough—at least I know I can’t and I can’t be alone in this. It’s won the hearts of pretty much every Latino, spanning thousands of miles, hundreds of preferences, and people of all ages, sexes, and backgrounds. […]

Pastafrola

This quince paste tart is a classic for tea time in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay. Enjoy it at home with a hot cup of Mate!

Sticky Cinnamon Buns

These homely and exquisite cinnamon buns will make you lick your fingers time and time again! A recipe from our guest Chef Shelly Gilad from Shelly’s Humble Kitchen.

Argento Brownie

Chocolate is loved throughout Latin America as much as in the rest of the world, these brownies are sure to be adored by everyone.

Summer Lemon Mousse

This delicious and fresh lemon mousse will be a success for kids and adults alike these coming summer days!

Pepitas

These delightful cookies are popular through all of Argentina, as an ideal companion to the traditional bitter drinking mate.

Tres Leches Flan

What else can be said about flan? Everyone loves flan, and this tempting version will make you love it even more!

Coconut Beijinhos

These simple but delicious truffles are a Brazilian delicacy, literally named coconut ‘little kisses’.

Meringue Pears

Treat the family with these quick and delicious baked pears topped with meringue.

Dulce de Leche

Dulce de Leche is the cornerstone of many desserts from Latin America, and it’s easier to make than you think!

Sunflower Seed Brittle

The always amazing Shelly Gilad shares a recipe for an easy healthy treat, with help from special guest Chef Sweet Mariona.

Huevos Quimbos

This delicate dessert originated in convents across Latin America during the 18th century, but something as delicious is never out of style!

Five Latin Desserts to Soothe Your Soul

Bless our grandmothers for spoiling us with desserts. The ones that they learned how to cook from their mothers, and their mothers from their mothers; passed on from generation to generation; desserts that were prepared with care, with dedication, and above all— with love for their family. Here are just a few of our favorite ones.  […]

Suspiro Limeño

This luscious dessert is typical of the city of Lima, Peru — it translates as “A Sigh from Lima”

Manuelita Flan

Try this delicious dulce de leche flan inspired by a traditional Argentine recipe.

Polvorones

These soft, crumbly and almondy traditional cookies from Latin America are easy, fun and delicious. Decorate them with your favorite holiday designs!

Brigadeiros

Make these luscious Brazilian chocolate truffles and gift them to friends and family. Get creative with different toppings!

Quindim

Make this popular Brazilian baked dessert, easy, colorful and delicious!