A Tasty Affair: Chocolate Cheesecake

“It is important to experiment and endlessly seek after creating the best possible flavours when preparing foods. That means not being afraid to experiment with various ingredients.” Rocco DiSpirito Chocolate and cheese surely must be two of the most loved foods around the world… Who doesn’t love cheese or chocolate? But together? As weird as […]

The Perfect White: Swiss Meringue Buttercream

“Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony.” Coco Chanel The colour white is colour at its most complete and pure, the colour of perfection. The psychological meaning of white is purity, innocence, wholeness […]

The Scent of Christmas Love: Traditional (Honey) Gingerbread

“Life is the flower for which love is the honey.” Victor Hugo   Gingerbread is an ancient tradition that is still flourishing in many European countries. The oldest gingerbread molds found in Hungary were made more than two thousand years ago, and today’s tradition of gingerbread goes back all those years. In the beginning, the […]

Sweet Bloom: Flower Cakes (Rose, Violet, Chamomile)

“She plants love, and she grows roses. The fragrance of romance comes from the blossom that blooms in the heart.” Jarod Kintz   FRAGRANCED ROSE CAKE “Love yourself, even a little bit each day, and your life will bloom into infinite joy.” Amy Leigh Mercree   AROMATIC CHAMOMILE CAKE “Love without reason—bloom without season.” Debasish […]

Spring Magic: Nest Cappuccino Cupcake

“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.” Pablo Neruda    The spring is the time of transformation in nature and in the inner worlds… The temperature and mood rises, and the flowery magic of Mother Nature brings end to the last few months of freezing surroundings. The flowers and […]

The Special Offering of Easter: The Gift of Life…Coconut and Green Tea Cupcakes

“A child is a special possession from God.” Lailah Gifty Akita There are many, who do not sense, or stop and trying to understand the greatness of every child as a gift. Every person is a true, unrepeatable present to the universe, every person adds to the magic of the universe, lucky are those who […]

Gift for a Beautiful Child: A Damn Good Chocolate Cake

“Children see magic because they look for it.” Christopher Moore   Many (home and professional) bakers claim owning and following the ultimate chocolate cake recipe…I would not dare…Ultimately, I do not believe there is such a thing, as ‘the ultimate‘ will vary from one person to the other. One likes moist, one prefers fudgy, another […]

Celebratory Fancy Dress for Timeless Cakes: Boiled Icing

“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.” Mother Teresa A common belief among philosophers of physics is that the passage of time as an ordinary experience is merely an illusion. The idea is seductive since it blurs the uncomfortable fact that best human theories of space and time […]

Rudolph, The Red Nose in the Flavours of Christmas: Walnut-Orange-Cinnamon Cupcake

“He always knew he was a little different, but he let his light shine regardless of what the others said. be more Rudolph.” http://www.minfulwishes.com When did Rudolph become a part of the holiday tradition? The names of Santa’s team of eight flying reindeer were established in the poem A Visit From St. Nicholas, published in […]