Desserts

Desserts

Rich and buttery with big almond flavor, this cake is mixed in seconds in a food processor, but it tastes fancy and sophisticated, and it keeps for days.

A simple and delicious dessert, it is much more interesting when the caramel has a bitter edge.

For the lemon lover, delicate sandwich cookies that can either contain a gilding of jam or be made extra lemony with lemon buttercream or lemon curd.

They’re a crumbly Spanish shortbread most popularly known as Mexican wedding cookies or Russian tea cakes.

Stack cakes aren’t traditional layer cakes—they look more like a stack of pancakes piled up with a sweet filling between the layers.

Break it into pieces or cut into shapes with a serrated knife.

Welcome to the very sweet union of the macaroon and the candy bar.

These cookies go by the many endearing names for pigs in Spanish: cerdito, cochinito, marranito, or puerquito. This is the recipe that is the most requested on my blog by Mexicans living abroad.

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Blind tasting 6 above-average California olive oils

California olive oils may not be as familiar to us as olive oil from Italy, Spain and Greece. Lynne blind tastes six California olive oils and selects her favorite.