Peaches & Marscapone Cream Eclairs with Amaretti Crumble & Caramel Sauce

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While in culinary school I took a course on pastry.  I grumbled and whined when I saw that pastry was next on my course work.  You see as much as I love cooking, baking I can do without.   I know, I know, “But what about all the yummy desserts on your site?” you ask…. 

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Cheesecake with Guava Swirl

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The story is that a long time ago on a small and enchanted little island, Guava met Cream Cheese.  Guava noticed Cream Cheese first and was very taken with how smooth and understated he was, although Guava had heard that Cream Cheese could be a little sour on occasion.  Suddenly Cream Cheese looked up and… 

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Pan De Queso y Guava (Cheese and Guava Bread)

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There is a bakery in almost every neighborhood back home in Puerto Rico.  They open bright and early, baking fresh bread every morning.  The smell of fresh baked bread in the morning is a treat that should be  experienced by everyone. In the morning on the weekends my dad would head out to the bakery… 

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Cranberry Rolls with Orange Icing

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner.  Actually you have already rounded the corner and it is in sight down the street. Thanksgiving always makes me think of the combination of cranberry and orange.  That is when I got the idea to wrap cranberry jam in soft dough and cover it in ooey gooey orange icing…. 

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