I can’t tell you enough about this cake. I am usually very reluctant to make cakes using only olive oil. Always concerned there will be a “smell” or aftertaste. But THIS! This is the ultimate orange cake and it’s done using a whole cup of olive oil. Continue reading
I found this recipe in one of my mom’s forgotten recipe notebooks. I love everything apple, so finding this recipe gave me goosebumps! It’s a cake from my childhood, one that brings back memories of kitchen gatherings at our house. My sister, mom and I, drinking coffee and talking about food, over a slice of this moist apple cake. Continue reading
One of my most cherished childhood memories is my father cutting the “Vasilopita” in the dining room after new year’s lunch. I remember all the anticipation of who would get the lucky piece of cake, which held the future of my happiness and prosperity for the year to come. Continue reading
You don’t really need a big intro for this one right? Two words: Cheesecake, Nutella. If you are not yet convinced, let me just tell you that these bars taste like a creamy brownie with the nicest crunch from the hazelnut crust. Also, you can bake and eat these in one hour tops. Although you should allow for cooling time. At least the first time. There will be many more. Continue reading
I’m a huge fan of clementines. For me they are the perfect introduction to winter fruits. Just as grapes fall out of season, clementines start popping up at my local fruit-shop. I love the smell of peeling them. It reminds me of my mom peeling them for me when I was little Continue reading
I’m a red fruit lover. I love berries everywhere. In a creamy trifle, a luscious mousse, a tangy cheesecake or a fluffy cake. These very berry muffins are my breakfast, snack, lunch and afternoon tea cake.
This is one popular cake. If you search for poke cake on Google you will get so many results you won’t believe your eyes. It’s the perfect excuse to blow off some steam. The boss gets on your nerves? Poke a cake! Kids got the best of you? Poke a cake! Want a chocolate fix? Poke THIS cake. Continue reading