Mille Feuilles Crepe Cake | Mil Hojas Torta de Panqueques

Cliquea acá para la receta en español The Decree of July 2016, made after the Battle of the Hot Kitchen, changed my life forever. You see, the other day, I thought it would be nice to bake something for my husband. Of course, I chose one of the hottest days of the year to do…

Cherry Clafoutis | Clafoutis de Cereza

Cherry clafoutis is one of my favorite summertime breakfasts. This traditional French pastry can be made with summer stone fruits; think apricot, plums, peaches, and of course, cherries. If you’ve never had one, you’ll find that its texture lies somewhere between a crepe and a Dutch baby. It’s sweet, but not too much so, making it the perfect companion to a foamy latte and a warm summer morning.

Places to Eat Sweets: Mar del Plata, Argentina

A few months ago, I visited Mar del Plata with some friends over a long holiday weekend. Mar del Plata is about 5 hours south of Buenos Aires and located along the Atlantic Coast, which means that it’s a quite popular destination in summer when you want to escape the heat and head to the…

Everything Bagels

Finding a good bagel when living abroad can be a difficult thing. It’s important to understand that a bagel is more than just a roll with a hole. It’s a entirely different category of bready goodness, characterized first by its stiff, high-gluten dough and secondly, by its double-cooking process. First boiled, which gives them that…

Passion Fruit Quick Bread with Zesty Icing

I’ve been quite obsessed with passion fruit lately, or as it’s known around these parts: maracuya. In these last few weeks, I’ve played around with tarts, cakes, cookies and juices – trying to find the perfect outlet for maracuya’s bright, exotic flavors. And this bread really hits the nail on the head. Tender, buttery, soft and with…

Cooking like Grandma: Eggplant Escabeche and Bread and Butter Pickles

It’s tough being an entrepeneur. Ever since we presented Sweet Buenos Aires to the public, it’s been non-stop tours, meetings and brain-storming sessions. And we couldn’t be happier. During these tours, people usually ask us “Why did you start Sweet Buenos Aires?” and well, one of the reasons was to share our passion for great…

Things to do in Buenos Aires: Sweet Buenos Aires Tour

** Update 7/8/2016 – SBA has taken a hiatus as we travel the world! I’m sure by now you’ve come to realize that I have a serious soft spot for sweet things. One of my main reasons to start this blog was to share recipes and techniques that I’ve come to learn over the years…