Tag: dessert

  • Rellenos Churros with Chocolate

    Rellenos Churros with Chocolate

    We went to Churreria General de la Republica for churros. The relleno churro, while really well-made, was overwhelmingly sweet for our tastes. The rich chocolate filling, combined with the sugary dough of the churro, created a dessert that might be way too sweet. They also offered a variety of ice creams and different syrups, each…

  • Nuez Cake at CHO & Co.

    Nuez Cake at CHO & Co.

    It’s our first time at CHO & Co. The name “CHO & Co.” cleverly plays on the chemical formula of lactose. The chemical formula for lactose, a type of sugar found in milk, is C12H22O11. Lactose is a disaccharide, meaning it is composed of two simpler sugars, glucose and galactose, linked together. The warmth and…

  • Cocktails and cake at Criollo

    Cocktails and cake at Criollo

    Our culinary tour in Oaxaca culminated with a visit to Criollo, a restaurant that stands as a testament to Chef Enrique Olvera’s culinary prowess. As we stepped in, we were greeted by the bustling kitchen, the heartbeat of Criollo. Here, chefs are the focus, and their passion for cooking is palpable in every dish they…

  • Next stop: nevería

    Next stop: nevería

    Next we went to Plaza de Las Nieves for a dessert stop. A “nevería” is a traditional Mexican ice cream shop, specializing in “nieves,” which are Mexican-style ice creams and sorbets. Unlike regular ice cream, “nieves” are typically fruit-based and have a lighter, more granular texture. They come in a wide range of flavors, many…

  • Finally had Marquesitas

    Finally had Marquesitas

    We tried Marquesitas, a popular street food dessert, choosing the cajeta version. Cajeta, a Mexican caramel made from goat’s milk, adds a rich, creamy sweetness to the Marquesita. Originating from the city of Celaya in Guanajuato, cajeta has a deep, sweet flavor. The Marquesita, akin to a crispy crepe, is traditionally rolled and filled with…

  • Guava Sorbet Delight

    Guava Sorbet Delight

    Indulging in the Guayaba (guava) Sorbete at Dulcería y Sorbetería Colón is a tropical bliss. They are an American Express exclusive place! Known as Guayaba in Spanish, this sorbet’s vibrant flavor is a refreshing treat. A must-try for sorbet lovers! Location:C. 56 474A, Zona Paseo Montejo, Centro, 97000 Mérida, Yuc.

  • Day 5 in London: Museums, Desserts and an Evening Stroll

    Day 5 in London: Museums, Desserts and an Evening Stroll

    Day 5 of my London adventure was a remarkable blend of culture, cuisine, and exploration, despite a rainy start. The day began with a ride to South Kensington, home to some of the city’s most famed museums. The rain, while initially a dampener, soon added to the charm of the city’s streets. My first stop…