• Baking Recipes,  Doughnuts & Fried pastries,  My Favourite Ingredients

    The little things that bring out the big smiles

    There is absolutely nothing wrong with aspiring to big things. However I know some people who are so attached to the idea of impressive, expensive things that anything less brings them great displeasure. They seem convinced that happiness will only come with the flashy and suddenly they label everything else as unworthy. I won’t be a hypocrite; I daydream about how much better my life could be sometimes as well. But when I feel discontentment creeping up on me, I force myself to take a breath and I realise that there are things that make me smile already around me, silently accompanying me through every day. Things I would not…

  • Baking Recipes,  Doughnuts & Fried pastries,  My favourite things,  The Breakfast Bin,  Timeless Treats

    Un duelo de Churros

    I’ve tasted a fair number of churros that were crunchy on the outside but fairly hollow and oily on the inside. It just leaves a bad taste in your mouth, doesn’t it? Churros should be crunchy on the outside and a bit chewy on the inside. In the very rare occasions that I do get to eat churros, I like the giant ones filled with Bavarian cream. The traditional churros are normally dipped in hot chocolate though, and today I’ll be sharing two different churros recipes of this kind. I enjoy doing face-offs, and I fervently hope they are useful in helping you decide which recipe to make among the smorgasbord…