alfajores

Knack South American Cooking: Alfajores, Caramel-Filled Cookies

August 27, 2010

Buttery layers and sinful milk caramel create a dynamic duo in the Southern Cone’s favorite sweet treat A traditional confection found primarily in the Southern Cone (Argentina, Uruguay, and Chile) and Peru, the alfajor arrived in South America by way of the Spanish. Though hailing from the Iberian peninsula, its roots reach back to the […]

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The Most Addictive Substance Known to Man

February 12, 2010

Thanks to Roboppy for this yummy pic. You may be wondering what that is. No, it’s not illegal, although like crack, it will turn you into a junkie. It’s not caffeine either, but you will get a buzz–of sorts. Can you guess what it is? It’s a sweet, thick spreadable milk caramel called dulce de […]

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