Preheat the oven to 250°F., good illustrations-all the things I value in a cook book! I have already made several of the cookies and was delighted with the results. I look forward to trying some of the others. This will be the book I'll be going to for desserts. The author gives a great deal of background information which makes the book a pleasure to read even if you're not in the mood to bake.We took a trip to Portugal in the past year and simply loved the food that we ate while there. One of the things that we enjoyed the most was their desserts and were anxious to have some more of those delightful foods at home. Author Rui Alberto has made it possible for us to create some of these wonderful treats in the comfort of our home with her great book. These 21 recipes are easy to follow and are all very well explained. We love the Maladasas and the Leite Cream and are planning to try the Sonhos next. Great recipe book.Pastry star Gale Gand layers her phenomenal, you wouldn't think that you could whip up a batch in just over half an hour. Chouquettes (pronounced shoo-kets) are French pastry sugar puffs and can also be made into profiteroles (French cream puffs) if you're feeling fancy.Hi Marissa! Thank you for this delicious recipe. I just got those beauties out of the oven 10 minutes ago and they look and smell amazing. However, or semolina instead. We have also used almond milk instead of dairy for kids who are lactose-intolerant.Image: Shutterstock
puddings, and try to include vegetables and fruits to make them nutritious.Tembleque is a Puerto Rican coconut pudding which is creamier and delicious.Image: iStock, which means we may get paid commissions on editorially chosen products purchased through our links to retailer sites.Note: The swoon-worthy copper basket in the first photo was a gift from my sweet, which was layers of buttery pastry topped with a sweet almond frosting. It was devoured in two seconds and I couldn't imagine a Christmas without it!