Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon rolls might not be the first thing you think about when you think about a tropical paradise such as Nicaragua. Cinnamon rolls are however a common sight in Nicaragua. You can buy them in any supermarket and many smaller stores. The cinnamon roll was brought to Nicaragua by German immigrants. Nicaragua is home to…

Tres Leches Recipe

Tres Leches means ”three milks” and is a reference to the three types of diary used to make this dessert: condensed milk, evaporated milk, and cream. The origin of this cake is disputed, with culinary historians being divided between Mexico and Nicaragua. Today, the cake is eaten all over Central America and has begun to…

Rosquillas Recipe

In the westernmost part of Nicaragua close to the Honduran border lays a small town noted for Rosquillas and other gastronomic specialities – El Viejo.  El Viejo is located in the sugar producing department of Chinandega,  The town has developed a rich assortment of sweet pastries made from locally grown produce. There is for instance cajeta…