Mini banoffee pies

Mini Banoffe Pies (with a Penco base)

My husband’s ‘Desert Island Pudding’ is Banoffee Pie. I’d never heard of it until I came to the UK where it’s very popular, as it is in Australia, where he spent a few years growing up. It’s basically a pie that has the obvious, but magical combination of bananas, cream and toffee (or Dulce…

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Alfajores with homemade Dulce de Leche

My mother has been visiting us in the UK for the past few weeks and so I have taken the opportunity of baking a few Latin American recipes with her and seeing if the results lived up to our the food memories! One of the thing we re-created very successfully were Alfajores. Alfajores, or Alfajores de Maicena,…