Strawberry season is here and the farm stand has abundance of fresh and tasty ones, full of flavor and wonderful aroma, so much better than the ones at the supermarket. Continue reading
Zucchini season is here and, once again, I bought too many. So I’ve decided to use them in some simple and nutritious muffins. Continue reading
Rhubarb season is finally here, and I was lucky enough to find some beautiful, fresh stalks to put into good use. Continue reading
Due to another hectic week, I didn’t have the time to prepare a new post, so I’ve decided to re-post this recipe, from the earlier days of the blog. Many of you probably haven’t seen it, and those who did will hopefully enjoy a reminder for this tasty recipe. See you next week with a new recipe.
These thin and crunchy cookies, are perfect for a summer day: their fresh lemony flavor, combined with the crunchiness and taste of poppy seeds, goes great with cold iced tea or lemonade, with ice cream or sorbet. Continue reading
Opening a bottle of wine and realizing it’s not as good as expected, makes one wonder what to do with it. It’s not bad or spoiled enough to throw it away with a clear conscious, yet at the same time, it’s not going to work as an enjoyable drink.
My usual solution is to add such wines to stews, but as I wasn’t planning on making any, I had to find another way to use it. So, I’ve decided to cook it down with brown sugar and spices, to create a tasty syrup. Continue reading
This tasty cake started, once again, with a few ripe bananas that I needed to put into good use. Continue reading
When I ended up with some ripe bananas and blueberries that looked better than they tasted, I’ve decided to use them to bake these tasty muffins. Continue reading
Continuing the butternut squash saga of last week, I still had one more package of thawed butternut squash that I needed to find use for. As I’m very fond of using vegetables in cakes (see below list), I’ve decided on making breakfast muffins with it. Continue reading
This tasty and easy to make chocolate cake has some interesting added flavors, other than the dominant chocolate. Continue reading
Pithivier is a classic French dish, made of two discs of puff pastry with a filling (traditionally Frangipane, a sweet almond paste) between them. Continue reading