Dulce de leche

Dulce de leche is sweetened condensed milk that has been allowed to caramelise in a hot water bath, creating a rich caramel that is beloved of Argentinians and fellow Latin Americans. Thanks to the influence of recipe blogs – and the Hispanic-American consumer – it’s increasingly rhapsodised in the English-speaking world too. In Argentina it…

Spanish ham

August in Spain is carnival time. In Pontevedra, Galicia, the long central piazza of the elegant medieval city becomes a fairground, occupied by theme park rides, the unbounded energy of children and stalls of gaudy trinkets that are part and parcel of family entertainment anywhere. There is also pleasure for the adults, and being Spain,…