Crema Catalana

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Crema Catalana is a classic Spanish dessert similar to a French crème  brûlée – it’s a smooth Spanish custard with a hint of citrus and spice, topped with a hardened caramel. A traditional Catalana is not as rich as a crème brûlée and the Spanish use cinnamon rather than vanilla to flavour the custard. Originally from Catalonia, the dessert is popular throughout Spain and I definitely enjoyed a couple while in Seville and Granada. Although not traditional, you can top with some fresh seasonal fruit, if you like – I like to serve mine with raspberries or figs…Read More


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