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Cakes

Mexican chocolate Tres Leches cake

Mexican Tres Leches chocolate cake is a delicious cake soaked with three types of milk. Tres leches literally means “three milks” and this cake is a chocolate sponge cake soaked in a sweet milk mixture. It’s a deliciously rich and moist cake that always gets compliments every time it’s served. Covered with a delicious layer […]

Brioches

Jagodzianki – soft Polish buns filled with blueberries

These soft buns filled with blueberries come from the Polish tradition and they are called jagodzianki (transl. “full of blueberries” “made with blueberries” ). They are small fluffy and sweet brioches/buns with a delicate lemon aftertaste. Traditionally they are filled with wild blueberries that you can buy on the local markets during the summer season. […]

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 […]