Heart of Te Fiti cake

Heart of Te Fiti cake

Big birthday last week. I started baking the cakes on tuesday (and that’s why there was no post) and assembled the cake on wednesday morning, finished after lunch, just in ...

Black forest cupcakes

Black forest cupcakes

Did I mention the word diet last week? Calories control? OMG I bitched each and every gram that I lost last week. Nevertheless, back in the kitchen for some awesome ...

Lemon curd cupcakes

Lemon curd cupcakes

Perfect little sweet bites. That’s what these minicupcakes are. Not too sweet. That’s how I like my desserts. The tartness of the lemon curd helps to balance the sweetness of ...

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Brownies for valentine

Brownies for valentine

I know, valentine was 2 weeks ago. Sorry I’m late with the recipe, I had to go on vacation. A much needed one. But you don’t need valentine’s day to make these brownies, right? (more…)

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Peanut butter and chocolate frosting

Peanut butter cupcakes with chocolate frosting

I think I said I was going to post less caloric recipes and I’m not. Believe me, I’m having nothing of what I posted since the beginning of january, but it’s been fun all the same. For this recipe I have to thank @MyCupcakeAddiction for the frosting it’s so easy it’s impossible to get wrong, […]

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Stracciatella cream puffs

Stracciatella cream puffs

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, time to go in the kitchen and stir things up a bit with a delicious dessert. (more…)

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Carrot cake

Carrot cake

Second sunday in a row that I bake and not get to have any of the baked goods… so far so good in not getting frustrated (and being happy with sniffing the goods). (more…)

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Tarte Marguerite

Tarte Marguerite

Yup. This ist the last one, from next week it’ll be over with extra everything, oh no, wait. It’ll be extra veggies and fruits. I feel like I’m still in the anger phase… Let’s not dwell on anger and go to the recipe. It’s a lovely tarte, usually prepared by a member of the family. […]

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Chocolate cupcakes with chestnut frosting

Chocolate cupcakes with chestnut frosting

Let’s leave the good intentions for a moment. We have the whole of 2017 to start with our good resolves. Let’s remember all the good stuff we had during the festivities, liver still hurting a bit from all the butter you shoved down your throat? No? I think from next week the tone will change […]

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Polenta crostini

Polenta crostini

This is one of the many options when you have some leftover polenta. And some bresaola, in my case, it’s a very special one I bought at a Christmas market. (more…)

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Domino cookies

Domino cookies

And while outside it’s cold and grey, the happy Christmas baking is going on. Instead of preparing the classic version of “Mailänderli” this year I tried a new version, with chocolate and orange zest. I had my go with a little part of the dough, and I left the rest to my pack of wolves, for […]

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Grittibänz

Grittibänz

It’s one of the must-haves of the x-mas season. Along with all the cookies, the oranges decorated with cloves and the scent of tangerines. At least around here. And it’s simple. (more…)

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Cheese and bacon nuggets

Cheese and bacon nuggets

It cannot just be only cookies, can it? What do you do when your other half annouces that he doesn’t like that cheese anymore (and you just happened to buy a thick slice)? You make nuggets. And everything is ok again. (more…)

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