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Rustic Mediterranean Fig Cookies

Rustic Mediterranean Fig Cookies : Perfect coastal delicacy. Fresh figs, all their varieties, are my favourite late summer fruit. Mediterraneans appreciate this fruit on their special way. Fresh figs fed generations of islanders during the wars, hungers and travels. When making winter stocks, peasants were drying them on the sun… Read more »

Mint and White Chocolate No Bake Bars

Mint and White Chocolate No Bake Bars: delicious butter cookie crust with white chocolate and refreshing mint jelly layer.   More than a year ago, I have made Mint Syrup Quick Version Recipe and it became quite popular. Few days ago, I have added one more step there that includes… Read more »

Chocolate Chip Dulce de Leche Cookies

  Chocolate chip Dulce de Leche Cookies: Amazing Dulce de Leche cookies enriched with chocolate chips. It is obvious I activated the oven after a long rest because the temperatures are back to normal. Within a few days we should have another heat wave so I hurried to make some… Read more »

Jaffa Icebox Cake

Jaffa Icebox Cake: Perfect fusion of orange, chocolate and butter cookies ! Alongside crunchy chocolate, Jaffa cookies were my favourite while I was growing up: a perfect balance of orange, biscuits and chocolate. My sister and I would always argue about whose turn it was to go to the shop… Read more »

Sour Cherry and Black Pepper Cobbler

Sour Cherry and Black Pepper Cobbler: wartime recipe with an outlandish twist. My grandmother was a master of survival. During the Second World War she sewed clothes for her children using material cut from parachutes. My mother was one of those children, that is how I know the story. Being… Read more »

Blueberry Curd

Blueberry Curd: the best investment of the season! After you make your breakfast smoothie or fruit salad, if you have a handful of blueberries left over, the best way to use them is to make a curd or Blueberry Coffee Cake. As these beautiful blueberries are known to be a… Read more »

Poppy Seed Cheesecake Crincles

Poppy Seed Cheesecake Crincles:Perfect, tender, attractive, light cheesecake crinkles to enjoy all year round ! Well, if you consider the ingredients, you cannot go wrong with them. In normal circumstances I would simply make a cheesecake. Definitely. But, there is a story behind these crinkles that is worth telling, as… Read more »