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This is Easter…

An almond after another…

Caramelized nuts

100 g of unpeeled raw nuts
125 g sugar
100 g water

Prepare a sheet of parchment paper and grease lightly with sunflower oil.
Mix the nuts, water and sugar in a heavy-bottomed saucepan.
Bring to boil until almost all water…

Yeah yeah wild thing

Wild thing, you make my heart sing (…)

Banana cupcakes with chocolate and peanuts

Makes 45 small cupcakes:

Banana cupcakes with chocolate and peanuts
170 g of wheat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
Pinch of salt
125 g butter, melted
150 g sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
300 g…

Autumn leaves

Autumn leaves

The falling leaves drift by the window
The autumn leaves of red and gold….
I see your lips, the summer kisses
The sunburned hands, I used to hold
Since you went away, the days grow long
And soon I’ll hear ol’ winter’s song.
But I…

Open your mouth and shut your eyes…

Chocolate cake with topping

60 g cocoa (100%, no sugar)
100 g butter
120 ml sunflower oil
250 ml water
350 g sugar
225 g cake flour
2 eggs, beaten
120 ml milk
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

30 g cocoa
50 g butter
30 ml cream
200 g powdered sugar

Drink to forget

The two old ladies

Two very pretty old ladies
Mariana and Marina,
are sitting on the balcony:
Marina and Mariana.

They wear gowns of ribbons,
Mariana and Marina,
and braided hairstyles:
Marina and Mariana.

Drink chocolate, old ladies,
Mariana and Marina,
in porcelain cups:
Marina and Mariana.

One says: “What a beautiful evening,

smells awaken us

The smell is a strange sight. It evokes sentimental landscapes by a sudden draw of the subconscious. I have experienced this many times. Step on a street. I see nothing, or rather, looking at everything, see how everybody sees. I…

Ode to lemon

(…)So, when you hold
the hemisphere
of a cut lemon
above your plate,
you spill
a universe of gold,
yellow goblet
of miracles,
a fragrant nipple
of the earth’s breast,
a ray of light that was made fruit,
the minute fire of a planet.

Pablo Neruda

Lemon and poppy seeds muffins’

Makes 7:


Alternative cookies

Today I’m adding a new category in flagrante delicia, and soon, I’ll start to rearrange all the published recipes and include some that address various types of diets.
I never had ventured on cookies without dairy and eggs, but already started…

Morning scones

Sleep is in bed next to you, while I put the table and dream of all the kisses that will wake you up.

Cream scones

Makes 8:

200 g bread flour
60 g sugar
16 g baking powder
1 teaspoon of fine salt
200 ml cream
20 g…

… short-lived…

It was a sunny morning, with blue eyes so pure that intimidated any face to face.
Spring swore to eternity and I’ve kept the Sunday slow pace, not realizing that the aftermoon would completely broke all my faith.
The rain fell outside…

A crumble for two

I like our telepathic silence, the world that leaves and returns home in an embrace.
I like to drink from your cup and share a dessert …

Cocoa, hazelnut and apple crumble

Serves 8 to 10

5 to 6 apples (about 1 kg)


The carnival masquerade

pão de especiarias com foie e maçã

I’ve dressed up flagrantedelicia with a pinch of salt…

Spice bread with apple and foie

Serves 6 to 8

1 spice bread (see recipe here)

6 Granny Smith apples
1 fresh foie
Pink salt and pepper
100 ml port wine
50 ml Brandy
Extra virgin olive oil
Balsamic vinegar
Brown sugar…

An invitation to almonds


The flower that is coupled in fruit


Makes 50 (3 cm each):

200 g marzipan
200 g butter, softened
200 g sugar
5 eggs (255 g)
85 g cake flour

230 g marzipan

Apricot jam:
400 g apricots
120 g sugar
½ vanilla bean

Peel, crush and pit the apricots.
Mix the apricot…

This is chinese!


Other languages flavours’…

gelado frito

Fried ice cream

To 4 ice cream scoops:

1 egg
80 g wheat flour
60 g water
150 g cake (bread, brioche or dehydrated grated coconut)

Make the ice cream scoops and place them on a tray.
Freeze until hard (preferably overnight).
Grind the cake to…

Clockwork orange

bolos de laranja

Orange cakes

Makes 12 halves:

3 eggs
125 g cake flour
180 g sugar
100 g butter, softened
zest of 2 oranges

Orange custard:

180 ml orange juice
125 g sugar
2 egg yolks
1 egg
45 g butter
15 g cornstarch

Pre-heat the oven to 180ºC.
Grease and flour semi-espherical molds (7 cm diameter).