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6-inch Italian Easter Ricotta Pie

6-inch Italian Easter Ricotta Pie : vintage Easter favourite. This 6-inch Italian Easter Ricotta Pie is smaller version of what we usually make for Easter. Just like 6 inch Sponge Cake with Strawberries It is meant for little families or one afternoon treats. We usually make large, full sized ones… Read more »

Homemade Chocolate Recipe

Homemade Chocolate Recipe : wartime chocolate version to introduce to new generations ! So tasty ! At the end of World War II, Americans were sending us packages of powdered eggs and milk by dropping the boxes from plains. All the packages had parachutes attached so the goods were not… Read more »

Forest Fruits Hand Pies

Forest Fruits Hand Pies : What a beautiful mess ! This is my second batch of Forest Fruits Hand Pies. The first one was tasteful too since the ingredients were exactly the same but the idea really needed an update. The size and glaze wept for correction. If you have… Read more »

Mandarin and Poppy Seeds Cake Roll

  Mandarin and Poppy Seeds Cake Roll :  refreshing,  light, , low sugar dessert, filled with flavours of citruses. This refreshing Mandarin and Poppy Seeds Cake Roll is younger sister to Festive Cannoli Cake Roll  It is not that obvious at first glance but the only batter ingredient switched is… Read more »

Violet Jelly

Violet Jelly: Spring Beauty captured in a jar. Delicate and profound. Gives very special taste to everything you do with it. God bless my mother’s garden. Early Saturday morning has brought us dark clouds. In spite of it, I decided to go to the backyard and pick the flowers there,… Read more »

Ruby Chocolate Truffles

Ruby Chocolate Truffles : simple to make but very special no bake treat. Since introduced to masses in early 2018. Ruby chocolate is considered as fourth type of chocolate. The taste is forest fruits alike, a bit sour, and could be combined with other chocolate types so you can create… Read more »

Mango Chia Bars

Mango Chia bars : juicy mango with healthy kick. Beside apples, blueberries and cherries, mangoes are absolutely perfect to use for this kind of sweet, easy and simple dessert. Since mango fruit is juicy, some cornstarch is needed and I combined it with chia seeds. They thicken the filling and… Read more »

Pecan Dulce de Leche Brownies

Pecan Dulce de Leche Brownies : simply the best, better than all the rest … We both fell in love with dulce de leche. Our bonds with it are definitely unbreakable 🙂 It’s completely new delicacy to us discovered few years ago and I make it from scratch whenever possible.… Read more »

Festive Cannoli Cake Roll

Festive Cannoli Cake Roll : simple and light festive dessert, Italian way ! This Festive Cannoli Cake Roll is beautiful to have after festive holidays’ lunch or dinner since it is light and so very refreshing. Since it is simple also ( and we know simple is always the best… Read more »

Pepitas Swiss Roll

Pepitas Swiss Roll : moist and tender dessert, with surprising ingredients. This one, Pepitas Swiss Roll is easily done, gluten free, so light in texture, made with finely grounded pepitas / pumpkin seeds that are used as replacement for flour. It makes the dessert moist and tender and very refreshing.… Read more »