Llauchas

Bolivian Llauchas

I am crazy about street food. I think that there is nothing more authentic when travelling, than trying out the street food that the locals love. Llauchas are one of Bolivia’s ultimate street foods. They are cheesy ‘Empanadas’ that are sold very early in the morning in the streets of…

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Fair Trade Baklava recipe

This is one of my all time favourite companions to a cup of Fair Trade espresso… a slice of sweet and nutty Baklava…   Baklava is popular across the Middle East, so there are many versions of it,  but this one is a very simple and straightforward recipe that any…

Flan

Desert Island Puddings #2 : Flan

I have been thinking a lot about what desserts I could ‘cope with’ eating on my island forever… and this second choice, also from my childhood, is certainly one I could eat over and over and not tire of it. It’s called a Flan, and its origin is not clear, some…

Tres Leches

Fairtrade Desert Island Puddings #1 : Tres Leches

My first Dessert Island Pudding is a cake that my mum always made when I was growing up, and since it’s Mother’s Day here in the UK on Sunday, it fitted perfectly, plus I hope you agree that it looks a bit like a Desert Island! Tres Leches (Three Milks)…