Bella’s Picks: Best Desserts in NYC (Part I)

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When I'm in the mood for dessert, I want something that is worth every single calorie. There is nothing more satisfying than taking a bite out of an indulgent sweet that transports you to straight to dessert heaven. In my attempt to share some of my most memorable experiences with you, I started to compile a list of my favorite desserts in NYC. The contents are not listed in any particular order, range anywhere from ice cream to doughnuts, and are spread out in a variety of locations throughout Read more [...]

Alfajores (Dulce de Leche Cookie Sandwiches)

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This is another one of those Latin American treats I miss from back home.  It's essentially a shortbread-like sandwich cookie filled with one of my favorite things in the world - Dulce de Leche. It's practically impossible to go wrong with this baby. In fact, it's practically impossible to go wrong with ANYTHING you slather Dulce de Leche on. There are many variations of the actual cookie, but I like this one in particular because it's simple to make and has an incredibly buttery texture Read more [...]