Freshly Baked for All: My first Recipe Book…

“Everything is true for the person who believes it to be true.” Raphael Zernoff So here it is….The Book! My Book….recipes for all…all who love art and beauty…who love pleasing others…who love to bake…who love to smell…who love to be trendy, fashionable, stylish…and who love traditions, family and heritage…for all who love cupcake….here it is: […]

Little Baby Sweety: Rice and Apple Teething Rusks

“A perfect example of minority rule is a baby in the house.” Milwaukee Journal     A good confectioner will create masterpieces made to order with the taste sensation of the consumer in mind… Unforgettable deserts take determination to perfect, mixed with required patience and – most certainly – the desired endless love of fine ingredients. Regardless […]

Why cream is good…

“Things are seldom what they seem, Skim milk masquerades as cream.” William S. Gilbert   Indulging in cream….bad, fattening, raising cholesterol….but oh my God, it’s yummy, delicious, satisfying and luxurious… Although the nutritional content of cream varies among brands and types, in general it is an excellent source of energy. Rich in carbohydrate, it also […]

The Humble Scone and His Outfits : the Cheese, the Potato, the Ham, the Soured Cream and all…

“…when someone says they hate scones that generally means they’ve never had a good scone…” Unknown What are scones? Bread? Pastry? Cake? Dessert? Side-dish? Main? In my experience it depends on the ingredients, on the occasion and on the cultural heritage.   Scones originally were types of quick bread. I Scotland for example, originally made […]

Douffin or Mufnought? A Pan-baked Doughnut Muffin

“No matter our age, everyone in our household knows that cooking and eating together is where the fun is.” Corky Pollan I have traditional methods and techniques in my skillset to make perfectly cloud-like, airy and light yeasted dough, learnt from the army of gold-handed housewifes, my mother, my aunties and my grandmothers. They are […]