Chewy Double Chocolate Cherry Cookies
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Chewy Double Chocolate Cherry Cookies

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BakeBetterCookies #ChewyCookies #CollectiveBias Chocolate lovers, this one’s for you! These cookies are perfectly soft and chewy, loaded with chocolate chunks and cherries. Perfectly delicious! My boys and I have been enjoying all things cherry lately. For his birthday last […]

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Banana Cake with Dulce de Leche Frosting
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Banana Cake with Dulce de Leche Frosting

This banana cake is perfect for any celebration or get-togethers. A great crowd-pleaser. Today we are celebrating 8 years of blogging! I started this blog to share all the delicious recipes I was serving my guests because they wanted to recreate at home some of the dishes they had tried during their visit to Paraguay. […]

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Buñuelos (Bolivian Donuts)
Bolivian food | Dessert

Buñuelos (Bolivian Donuts)

Bolivian Buñuelos are spongy fritters or donuts served with molasses. Welcome to the last Friday of August. This month we celebrate the independence of Bolivia, my country of origin, and I have been sharing with you some of the food that you can find in the streets of Bolivia. We have talked about Bolivian cuisine, […]

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How to Make Donuts from Scratch
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How to Make Donuts from Scratch

Donuts, food from heaven. These donuts are light, melt in your mouth goodness. Perfect for … hmm, all the time? I think so. {updated post from June 25, 2016} This post is going to be a bit long since I have a lot to tell you about how to make perfect donuts at home. Not […]

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Easy Tangerine Cake
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Easy Tangerine Cake

This tangerine cake is mixed in a blender. Using all the fruit to make it, you are left with a cake bursting with tangerine flavor. {recipe updated from May 17th, 2012} It is a citrus season in Paraguay. Our trees are loaded with fruits. Tangerines, lemons, and oranges are ready to be picked. And our […]

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Passion Fruit Tres Leches Cake
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Passion Fruit Tres Leches Cake

Tres leches cake or three kinds of milk cake with a tropical twist. A delicious sponge cake soaked in milk and topped with meringue. In May we celebrate Mother’s Day. For many, it’s a day of celebration and for others, it’s a hard day but maybe with beautiful memories. In recent years I haven’t had […]

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Delicious Cakes and Cupcakes for Mother's Day
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Delicious Cakes and Cupcakes for Mother’s Day

A collection of amazing cakes and cupcakes to serve your mom this year. As we get ready to celebrate Mother’s Day, I always joke around saying that I need 3 presents. One, because I’m Bolivian (May 27th). Two, because my kids were born in Paraguay (May 15th) and the third present, because my boys hold […]

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Chilean Floating Islands (Leche Nevada)
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Chilean Floating Islands (Leche Nevada)

Leche Nevada or Chilean floating islands is a custard base dessert, topped with meringues and a touch of cinnamon. This is the second recipe I chose from the suggestions you guys left a few weeks ago on Chipa by the Dozen Facebook’s page. Today’s recipe is Raquel’s request. Leche nevada. A dessert her mom would […]

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Swedish Semla Bun
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Swedish Semla Bun

Semla bun is a Swedish bun flavored with cardamom; filled with marzipan and whipped cream, and dusted with some icing sugar. A few weeks ago I asked you on Facebook to share some of your favorite recipes from your country, so I can make them and post them here on the blog. Today’s recipe is […]

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Ghreyba (Coconut Moroccan Cookies)
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Ghreyba (Coconut Moroccan Cookies)

These coconut Moroccan cookies are made with semolina flour. Covered in powder sugar and with a hint of orange. Traveling the world through cooking and baking is the way to go. Of course, being there would be amazing, you can still travel and enjoy other cultures right in your kitchen. With some bloggers friends, we […]

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