Category Archives For: traditional recipe

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 usual”. 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 […]

Cupcake

Best soft kefir muffins with blueberries

These soft muffins with blueberries are just the best. Easy and quick to prepare, moist and fluffy and mildly sweet. Their soft and delicate texture comes from the addition of kefir which makes them particularly fragrant and delicious. Instructions: Best soft kefir muffins with blueberries Mix sifted flour and baking powder with sugar and a […]

vegetables

Mixed vegetables and pineapple salad

This mixed vegetables and pineapple salad is inspired by a typical Mexican recipe that is pico de gallo where a mixture of fresh and tasty vegetables including red onion, tomatoes and peppers (traditionally green peppers are used) create a flavourful mix that goes perfectly with fish and meat. The addition of fresh pineapple and lime […]

vegetables

Garlicky savoy cabbage and potatoes

This super simple and tasty vegetarian side dish with potatoes and savoy cabbage was inspired by a Irish dish, the colcannon. I readjusted the amount of butter and opted for the use of leek instead of onions or green onions because it is more delicate and I prefer it more. Instructions: Garlicky savoy cabbage and […]