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…

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,…