Pane di Pasqua

Pane di Pasqua

Easter is round the corner! In my home country of Argentina, everyone celebrates religious holidays like Palm Sunday, Easter, and Christmas, even if you’re not particularly religious. With the heavy Catholic influence from Spain and Italy since the very origins of the settlements on the River Plate, a lot of Catholic traditions have become embedded [...]

Speckled Chocolate Easter Cake

Speckled Chocolate Easter Cake

Every Easter, I become obsessed with all things pastel. Pre-pandemic, Easter brunch was one of the first events we hosted once the spring season arrived, and it’s been a tradition among our group of friends since 2012. In past years, I was usually in charge of making the ham, with a side dish of bacon [...]

Quarkbrötchen

Quarkbrötchen

Is there anything more inviting than the aroma of freshly-baked bread right out of the oven in the morning? I adore bread and had the good fortune of grandmothers and mothers who baked it daily at home. It’s the best way to start the morning, especially paired with a hot cup of strong coffee. However, [...]

Mexican Chocolate Sheet Cake [GF]

Mexican Chocolate Sheet Cake [GF]

In September we had a backlog of celebrations to catch up with on account of the pandemic. It’s been a strange year, what with gatherings constrained and people being very careful not to contract the virus. We have been lucky so far, but also extremely careful, yet when the August and September birthdays rolled in, [...]