Tag Archives: gluten-free Mexican dessert

Fresas con Crema de Vainilla (Strawberries and Mexican Vanilla Bean Sweet Cream)

This one’s for the mamis fresas! Over the weekend we celebrated Mother’s Day across the U.S., and on May 10, we pay homage to the Mexican madres. Since May is also National Strawberry Month and these fun frutas are at their peak sweetness, I decided to whip up one of my favorite strawberry recipes. My take on fresas con crema has a gourmet twist that will tantalize your taste buds. Read More…

Lola’s Holiday Flan de Rompope (Eggnog and Rum Flan)

receta de flan de rompope, eggnog flan, mexican christmas desserts

Once I begin to see eggnog and rompope pop up in grocery stores, I know it’s a sign that the holidays are quickly approaching. You may have read in one of my recent Instagram posts that just the way I grew up embracing both my Mexican and American heritages, I’ve also been sipping on eggnog AND rompope since childhood. It reminds me of how every Christmas we pair tamales with potato salad, where blending both cultures comes naturally – especially when it relates to holiday cooking. This flan recipe is no exception and was inspired by ingredients and flavors I’ve loved ever since I was a child. Read More…