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Grandmother’s Jam Filled Lard Cookies

Grandmother’s Jam Filled Lard Cookies: perfect vintage afternoon snack our grandmother used to make. To continue with ancient foods and ingredients, here I present Grandmother’s Jam Filled Lard Cookies. She used to make two or three batches !!! when her children and grandchildren were coming for a visit since she… Read more »

Peanut Butter Amaranth Pops Bites

  Peanut Butter Amaranth Pops Bites: need a fix ? Use this mix ! Amaranth is an ancient grain, naturally gluten free, protein rich, and we use it quite often all summer long to prepare light lunches and combine cooked grains with vegetables and fish. Science says it is a… Read more »

Lemon Curd Blueberries Crumb Cake

Lemon Curd Blueberries Crumb Cake : tasty lemony cake with fresh blueberries, covered with lemon curd and topped with crumbs makes absolutely beautiful dessert everybody enjoys ! Beautiful and popular combination of blueberries and lemon has inspired me to make this Lemon Curd Blueberries Crumb Cake. Since making curd lasts… Read more »

Chewy Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookie Bars

Chewy Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookie Bars : rich in flavour, easy to make, perfect to dip into glass of milk. These Chewy Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookie Bars are so full of flavours just like our favourite chocolate bars: milk chocolate and chopped hazelnuts ! Absolutely the best ! To emphasize… Read more »

Sweet Cherry Cookie Squares from Scratch

Sweet Cherry Cookie Squares from Scratch : perfect sweet cherry filling made from scratch between two layers of cookie dough, sprinkled with sliced almonds ! My ex husband has an orchard in the back of the house. Since it is sweet cherries time over here, he brought us a bag… Read more »

Wild Strawberry Jam without Pectin

Wild Strawberry Jam without Pectin : Hungarian easy, vintage and healthy jam, perfect for meringue cake spread and breakfast waffles or pancakes. If you manage to get wild strawberries, this Wild Strawberry Jam without Pectin is highly recommended. I got lucky to pick some during our first open air party… Read more »

Strawberry Galette

Strawberry Galette : spring flavours releasing and so easy to make ! Beautiful spring brings beautiful and healthy fruits! Loaded with vitamins, they are so perfect to enjoy in salads, smoothies, cakes, galettes, swiss rolls or muffins. Strawberry Galette is one of the most inviting desserts we enjoy, so simple… Read more »

Rolo Brownies

Rolo Brownies : chocolate and caramel loaded brownies !   So loaded with chocolate and Rolos, these Rolo Brownies are just about to become a new dessert on your favourite desserts list ! Easy to prepare, fudgy, rich in flavours, just perfect for every chocolate fan. The baking dish dimensions… Read more »

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 »