Boozy Chocolate Cake Bread

Boozy Chocolate Cake Bread : Dark rum flavoured chocolate cake bread !   Perfect festive Boozy Chocolate Cake Bread is so moist, loaded with chocolate, hazelnuts and dark rum ! In my family, this cake bread recipe is used for decades to celebrate birthdays and holidays and it really is… Read more »

Panettone from Scratch

Panettone from Scratch, Italian Christmas delicacy, featuring my grandmother’s story of how it all started … There are several legends about history of Panettone. They include noble Italian families since sugar, wheat flour and eggs were luxuries in 15th century. Rye and spelt were the most common, cheaper grains to… Read more »

Castagnaccio

Castagnaccio : Italian rustic festive cake with chestnut flour, walnuts, rosemary and pine nuts. If you prefer experiencing different tastes and flavours, especially desserts with low sugar, this Castagnaccio is the one you are looking for. Earthy, nutty flavours with some rosemary, roasted pine nuts and walnuts make suprisigly tasty… Read more »

Fruit Loops Squares

  Fruit Loops Squares : colourful, kid friendly no bake sweets. There is something strange happening when children reach second decade. All you have taught them to be healthy, good and beneficial is forgotten over night; just like someone wipes it all from the school board with a sponge. This… Read more »

Passion Fruit Preserves

Passion Fruit Preserves makes perfect tropical flavours to spread over your favourite dessert, porridge, waffles, toast or ice cream. After two weeks quarantine, I finally went out to do some real shopping at the beginning of November. Fruits and vegetables were on my „ to-touch-while-shopping“ list. As I entered the… Read more »

Overnight Artisan Bread

not Overnight Artisan Bread, easy to make at home, soft inside, crunchy outside, releasing comforting flavours while baking, tasty and irresistible, once sliced. The simpliest Overnight Artisan Bread version ever. No special skills are required so it is also great one to start with if you are not skilled in… Read more »

Lard Torcetti

Lard Torcetti : Italian simple vintage cookies.   Italian vintage cookies, these Lard Torcetti are perfect for any occasion; week day snack, Sunday afternoon coffee, holidays, gift …. Just name it. They are not of fancy kind. Not at all. They are simple and tasty. There is a short list… Read more »

Quarantine Beef Goulash

Quarantine Beef Goulash : perfect comforting food made during our quarantine days. Perfect example of how frugal, homemade dish using leftovers is the best ! My quarantine days started as soon as my corona positive contact informed epidemiological agency about all the contacts he had. Luckily, my son was away… Read more »

Rolo Turtle Cookies

Rolo Turtle Cookies : simphony of chocolate, Rolos, dulce de leche and pecans 🙂 Finally, I have received my batch of Rolos. They were late for my son’s birthday  so I  made another favourite instead and it made my plans even better since there is another kid’s treat to post.… Read more »