I love giving people presents, regardless of the occasion, and feel homemade gifts are often better than anything you can purchase in a store. A few weeks back, my friend received an amazing homemade chocolate babka for her birthday and it was so decadent and delicious, I had to try and replicate the dish. This Gourmet recipe produced a rich and chewy bread, which is essentially a cinnamon loaf, swapping the spice for chocolate. It's not a quick recipe (about 6 hours from start to finish), but if you have some spare time on the weekend, it's definitely worth the effort.
Churros and Chocolate
A few weeks back, we made a quick trip down to Olvera Street and somehow left without picking up a couple of their dangerously addictive churros. Since I'd had some success with homemade doughnuts in the past, I decided to try my hand at these, with a cinnamon chocolate dipping ...read more