Watercolor illustration: vanilla

A new floral illustration that’s part of my botanical collection: vanilla orchid. Green, yellow and muted green. The vanilla illustration is available as printable file in blursbyai.shop.com or as lots of products in my society6 and redbubble stores. Suggestions: this one works as kitchen print as vanilla is often used in baking, sweets and drinks…

Guess who will be making…

Cat-shaped cookies really soon! You guessed it: me. Last month I made snowflake almond cookies with white chocolate decorations and I found it relaxing and fun! So last week I made moon and oval chocolate-brushed cookies 🙂   The recipe was adapted from a bake from scratch magazine (the holiday cookies special issue). Oh boy…

Illustrated recipe: spanish gazpacho

I’ve just added to my society6 shop the illustrated recipe of our gazpacho. Gazpacho is a cold soup that is very typical in Spain, specially in the south, where summers are very hot. It’s a smooth mix of tomatoes, peppers, cucumber, onion and bread, seasoned with olive oil, salt and vinegar. It’s refreshing and reminds me…

Illustrated recipe: spanish tortilla de patata

I’ve just added to my society6 shop the illustrated recipe of our tortilla. If you have spanish relatives or if you’ve ever visited Spain I am sure you tasted our Tortilla at least once. It’s a omelette made with very basic ingredients (potatoes, eggs, salt and olive oil) that tastes delicious and it is served…

Orejas de carnaval recipe, spanish carnival fried traditional pastries

Orejas de carnaval? What’s that? Their name means literally “carnival ears” and they are fried pastries that are made and eaten during carnival. Those thin layers of pastry are coated in cinnamon and sugar and they are very crunchy. My mom and I make a huge batch of them each year and then we deliver them to…

Colorful and yummy!

I don’t think I have come across something so colorful and mouth-watering like these meringues and cakes in a long long time. I found them on instagram a couple days ago (thanks to @love_that_lolly_bar): Charlie Buckett is a Melbourne based baked goods store. Their website also has an online shop so you can order from there….