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Alfajores

Alfajores are a small round cookie invented in 1948 in Buenos Aires by Demetrio Eliades, Benjamin and Luis Sisterna Sbaraglini. They founded the company HAVANNA based in Mar del Plata (Argentina). Havana comes from Havana, capital of Cuba, the country of origin of the founders. We tried this dessert for the first time in 1974, [...]

Leek Pie

Leeks are a vegetable that is often used in place of onions, it is very delicate and aromatic, and more easily digestible. Although leeks are found throughout the year in the grocery store, I associate this vegetable with the autumn-winter period in which the vegetable tastes best. Before the leeks arrived in the spring I [...]

Cauliflower

Beautiful and good, these are the characteristics that concisely represent this vegetable. Beautiful because it can be the heart of nice bouquets of flowers. Good because it contains potassium, calcium, phosphorus, iron, folic acid and vitamin C. Its main feature is to be a natural anti-inflammatory. It also helps to combat winter ailments such as [...]

Cauliflower Tortini

This recipe is a variation that I created using all the ingredients from a French recipe, a classic of the kitchen. This small savory cake is soft and can be useful to help those who usually do not love cauliflower. In winter it is very important to reap the benefits of this vegetable (see its [...]