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 ...

Mulan and Mushu birthday cake

Mulan and Mushu birthday cake

Not a quick one. But birthdays do come up, regularly, I’d like to add. And so there is need for cakes. And this time it had to be Mulan and ...

Vietnamese spring rolls

Vietnamese spring rolls

Although I have a very deep affection for fried spring rolls, and I truly do, I must say these were not bad at all. Sautée the veggies along with the ...

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Coconut and matcha cupcakes

Coconut and matcha cupcakes

It’s been a while since I’ve published my last cupcake recipe. But, seriously, who wants to bake when it’s smoldering hot outside? I have no AC in da house. So I had no intention whatsoever to fire up the oven just for sweets. Don’t forget, there are a lot (LOT) of yummy icecreams around. So […]

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Japanese style cucumber salad

Japanese style cucumber salad

Wow! It’s september and still so warm. Not always the case around here. Right now the only thing that makes you realize that fall is just behind the next corner are the pumpkins that farmers are selling along the road. Period. So now, no pumpkin recipe yet. Just cucumber, but lovely! (more…)

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Apricotine cocktail

Apricotine cocktail

I think I’ve said it already, summer is turning into fall and one has to seize every chance to stay out and enjoy the last of the summer. With a nice drink, of course. And this time I’ve decided to go rummage in the booze cupboard. (more…)

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Red currant Streuselkuchen

Red currant Streuselkuchen

Been busy. The wolfpack is back to school. Here a nice sunday afternoon treat for the whole family. Something you could be needing help given by little hands…. (more…)

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Feta and lemon pesto cigars

Feta and lemon pesto cigars

The last days of summer. They’re already here, sadly. Let’s not waste any of them and feast with a summery little nibble. Youfka dough used to wrap lemon pesto and crumbled feta. Yummy! (more…)

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Tomatoes and olives rolled focaccia

Tomatoes and olives rolled focaccia – a remake

Yup, national holiday came up recently and the weather played along… sort of. So we had a barbecue. And we smoked some spareribs as well. So, lots and lots of proteins. But no carbs at all? Hell no. So here a rolled focaccia with preserved cherry tomatoes (in oil) and garlic black olives. (more…)

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Strawberry, mango and lime jam

Strawberry, mango and lime jam

I know, it’s not like you can sit here with a spoon in your hand and stuff your face with this jam. Or can you? Anyway. A very quick and easy recipe for a jam that it’s not too sweet. (more…)

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Pizza alle patate

Pizza alle patate

Back (sadly) from the holidays I brought something with me. This recipe (tasted already before leaving), perfect for a day among the trulli of Apulia. (more…)

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Vanilla cupcakes with strawberry and mango jam and lemon balm buttercream

Vanilla mini cupcakes with strawberry and mango jam and lemon balm buttercream

Another birthday came and went and this is what I brought to the office for the occasion. Mini cupcakes (one bite, no mess) filled with homemade strawberry, mango and limezest jam and topped with lemon balm (also homemade) buttercream. (more…)

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Churros

Churros

I should stop watching all these clips by Tasty on Facebook. Here my take at their churro recipe. (more…)

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