Category Archives For: traditional recipe

finger food

Homemade giant pretzel

The idea of ​​creating a homemade giant pretzel, perfect for an appetizer with friends, was born on a particularly warm spring day. As I was expecting an afternoon with high temperatures, I decided that for this occasion I would prepare a cold aappetizer with different kind of cheese, olives, fruit, vegetables, and sauces. I decided […]

savory crepes

Russian blini with buckwheat flour

These fantastic savory pancakes are called blini (also blin, bliny, blintchik) and in particular these Russian blini are made of buckwheat flour. Because this recipe uses only buckwheat flour they are gluten free. Traditionally they were prepared at the end of winter on the occasion of maslenica (it is a traditional Russian, Ukrainian and Belorussian […]

pancakes

Perfect Greek yogurt pancakes

I know it is dangerous for me to claim that I have found a recipe for perfect Greek yogurt pancakes but these are truly the best American pancakes I have ever eaten. And I must say that I’ve eaten many of them! Not only because I have family members who have lived in America and […]

buns and rolls

Melon pan – Japenese sweet buns

I always wanted to prepare these sweet Japanese buns called melon pan (メ ロ ン パ ン meronpan) and when I finally when I found a recipe made by a blogger (Nami), who’s blog is all about Japanese cuisine, I knew I absolutely need to make them. I must admit they are delicious. The inside […]

Cakes

Soft pound cake with kefir

How about a recipe for a perfect soft pound cake? Well perfect because it is a recipe made by a a particular grandmother … mine <3. It took quite a bit to reconstruct this delicious cake because my granma uses measurements like “about”, “to taste” and “as usuall”. But after some digging in old notes […]

World of coffee

Espresso coffee panna cotta

Espresso coffee panna cotta is an Italian dessert that does not need big introductions. Panna cotta is a true classic among Italian desserts. This rich and creamy version is enriched by a delicious coffee jelly with a strong and bold flavor that goes perfectly with the sweetness of the panna cotta. Instructions for coffee jelly […]

Cakes

Pumpkin Tres Leches cake

This Mexican cake is made of a delicious and soft spinge cake soaked in the mix of three types of milk and garnished with whipped cream. My version adds pumpkin puree into the dough which makes it even more moist and tasty while the classic milk is replaced with coconut milk that along with the […]