Turkish Coffee Brownies

Turkish Coffee Brownies : ground both coffee and cardamom bring this all American favourite to completely new level. When my father returned from one of his travels to Turkey, during his active days, he brought home the idea of having coffee made with cocoa and cardamom. This precious spice brings… Read more »

Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies : Evergreen ! Peanut Butter Cookies embody everything that is the holidays. I cannot remember from where and how did this recipe land to my recipes’ book since it is not that common to do sweets with peanut butter over here but this one came to stay.… Read more »

Classic Spaghetti Pie

Classic Spaghetti Pie: Perfect savoury pie, Italian way ! Monday morning. Fog and rain. Both of us are busy trying to gather what we need to start the day. Returning inside to get umbrellas. Already tired before the school / work week has started. Happy to say make up hides… Read more »

Brownie Pie with Pecans

Brownie Pie with Pecans: Brownies with a little twist. Pie-dressed brownies have been an interesting novelty for my guests. Once I explained the process and its simplicity, they were truly overjoyed. The delightful brownie taste is still there, while the pie crust keeps it all together. Keeping brownies in one… Read more »

Butternut Squash Gorgonzola Risotto

Butternut Squash Gorgonzola Risotto : in the mood. Good risotto creates a festival of flavours and sensations. This one celebrates first days of autumn, the most colourful time of year. Butternut squash and Gorgonzola dancing together with Arborio and wine are the highlight of the day. All together, it takes… Read more »

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 »