Category Archives For: traditional recipe

legumes

Easy and creamy chickpea curry

Have you ever wondered how to prepare easy, quick and creamy chickpea curry at home? That fabulous spicy dish that with every bite gives you explosion and a succession of flavors? I assure you that preparing it at home is absolutely simple and quick. All you need is a couple of fresh ingredients and fragrant […]

Basic recipes

Italian sponge cake with butter

Today’s post is Italian sponge cake with butter which is another basic baking recipe. It is a simplified version of the Italian sponge cake without potato starch with melted butter in the batter. This version creates a slightly drier, but always soft base, compared to the classic Italian sponge cake. This allows it to be […]

Pies

Gianduia chocolate panna cotta tart

I prepared this tart with honey and spices filled with delicious gianduia chocolate panna cotta as a gift for my friends. The tart shell is a version of honey cookie with ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg. The spices make this cake fragrant while the addition of dark cocoa powder adds depth of flavor. The filling as […]

Cakes

Pain d’épices – French honey and spice bread

Today I would like to present to you a traditional and original French recipe for spice bread – pain d’épices. This cake is often associated with the Christmas season but these days it is present all year round. In the past this spicy bread was created with the use of sourdough but in modern times […]

Pies

Walnut pie with golden syrup and rum

This fabulous walnut pie with golden syrup was born from the desire to taste the traditional American pecan pie. After consulting some virtual American friends, I discovered that I can recreate this delicious tart at home. I have replaced pecans with walnuts which, in addition to having a slightly soft texture similar to pecans, can […]

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 […]