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Italian Festive Cake (Bustrengo)

Italian Festive Cake (Bustrengo) : beautiful flavours to enjoy ! My friend has sent me freshly picked tangerines and oranges from the coast, several days ago. I am specially thankful for the batches I receive every year since they are not chemically treated. So, to make the best use of… Read more »

Scandinavian Almond Bars

  Scandinavian Almond Bars : Cut. Eat. Repeat. We did not have snow for Christmas Eve for years over here. It both makes us sorry because, as a rule, it starts to snow the first day of school after holidays. Anyway children are so happy to have it so as… 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 »

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 »

Christmas Tree Cutout Cookies

Christmas Tree Cutout Cookies: Quick and easy cutouts made from the store bought pie crust. These simple and quick cookies are my cup of tea  ! Friday evening. Fifteen minutes to use in the kitchen. OK, it turned out to be twenty: I wanted to decorate the pine trees carefully.… Read more »

Carob Apple Muffins

This is an old recipe that has survived decades, giving its best when carobs are dried and minced in fall to be used during winter time. The pods are rich in pectin, non allergenic and has 1/3 of calories comparing to the same weight of chocolate. Originally, the ingredients are… Read more »

Red Wine Chocolate Bundt Cake

This type of cake is usually baked for Christmas. Although I must say that we had a very cold Easter this year so it served us well then with mulled wine. I got this recipe from my friend that has two wonderful children.The daughter is very much into taking photographs… Read more »