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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,…

Lava Cake

Desert Island Puddings #3: Fairtrade Chocolate Lava Cake (melt in the middle!)

Well, I just couldn’t possibly survive on my island without a chocolate dessert, so this next recipe is of a  Fairtrade Melt in the Middle Chocolate Pudding, AKA “Lava Cake”. There is something simply perfect about a well made Lava Cake… with it’s crunchy exterior and melted chocolate center… you…