Cranberry-Strawberry Crumble Pie

Cranberry-Strawberry Crumble Pie

One of my kids loves pie, the other one loves crumble, and they both love cranberries and strawberries. So this recipe seems to have it all…it uses a pie crust base and a crumble topping! Though since I can only find dried cranberries in Spain, I brought some...
Spaghetti pie

Spaghetti pie

Who could resist a dish called “Spaghetti Pie”?? I certainly couldn’t, although growing up in Italy I never encountered anything remotely like a spaghetti pie. Let’s just say that it is a bit like mac n’ cheese with some greens thrown in...
Key lime pie

Key lime pie

Key lime pie is one of my favourite pies, (though technically this pie is made with regular limes, since key limes are unavailable in Spain…) Graham crackers are also unavailable in Spain, and so far I have not figured out a good substitute, but I did bring a...
Amazing Banana Pastis Pie

Amazing Banana Pastis Pie

Black matte Eva platter. Available at www.etsy.com/shop/MaiaMingDesigns When I read this recipe in Le Pain Quotidien Cookbook, I could not wait to try it. It sounded so simple and yet so exotic! Pastis is an anise-flavored, French apéritif from Marseille. My husband...
Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie

Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie

Although I’m American, I only recently came to love this Thanksgiving favorite: Pumpkin pie. I used to make it for my kids, but was never a huge fan of this classic dessert. It was not until I moved to Spain, where canned pumpkin is unavailable, and I began to make...