An Excuse to Eat: Foraged Berry-filled Summer Pavlova

“Love is a basket full of nuts and berries. I know, because I gathered them from the forest myself.
”  Jarod Kintz Summer desserts are classically light, fluffy and many feature fresh fruits of the season, often berries. Berries are so full of goodness, they taste so yummy  and they look rather attractive. They are the healthy […]

Guilt-free and Allergen-free Joy: Riceflour and Peaflour Pancakes

“I don’t have to tell you I love you. I fed you pancakes.” Kathleen Flinn     The question why people, children and adults, love pancakes so much, has probably got a very complicated answer, depending on what one researches: taste…look…social experience…Like many kids, I can see my seven-months-old little man heading down the route […]

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 […]

Tea Experience…little differently: Darjeeling-Ginger-Honey Macarons

“I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea.” Fyodor Dostoyevsky   Darjeeling is a Chinese tea that grows in India with flavours of French grapes and Himalayan mountain air. It can tastes fruity, wine like. It originates from the Darjeeling district in West Bengal, India. It creates a […]

Glutenfree-Or-AngeJoy: Jaffa Cake Cupcakes

“I like to peel it and share it with friends. You can spread the love with an orange.” Gina Rodriguez   Free from baking is regularly associated with the lack of quality eating experience by consumers who had to switch to glutenfree diet, after having known otherwise. Often, this opinion is due to the different […]

Sweet Winter Purity: Snowy Mountain Cookies

“Snow was falling, so much like stars filling the dark trees that one could easily imagine its reason for being was nothing more than prettiness.” Mary Oliver In life almost nothing is exactly what it appears to be. The soft snow being a really hard material is one of nature’s greatest contrasts. What hides behind the magical snowflakes floating gently […]

Forever Foraging: Hazelnut and Buckwheat Crackers (Gluten and Dairy Free)

“Have nuts and be nuts.” Criss Jami Hazelnuts are important nut for foragers because of their quick maturing, high yields and their widespread wild growth (can tolerate most soils), they can be found practically everywhere. Encountering hazelnuts in the wild almost certainly limited to the fresh and green: the squirrels don’t generally miss wild nuts […]

Home-made Tortilla and Tortilla Chips

“Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.” Samuel Pepys Tortillas date back to 10,000 years before Christ. It was the principal food of the Aztecs and Spanish conquerors looking for gold, when reached the highlands of Mexico, found the civilization that had the most delightful and unusual food. The main diet of […]

Child’s Play: The Simplest Allergen-free Chocolate Traybake

“You have to love your children unselfishly. That is hard. But it is the only way.” Barbara Bush     Researchers estimate that millions of people have some type of allergy. In most people, allergies first appear during infancy or childhood. Allergic disorders rank first among children’s chronic diseases. Any child may become allergic, but children from […]

Preparing the Reindeers for a Night of Hard Work with Pecan-Chocolate Macarons

“The moon on the breast of the new-fallen snow, Gave the lustre of midday to objects below, When, what to my wondering eyes should appear, But a miniature sleigh, and eight tiny reindeer.” Clement Moore, The Night Before Christmas  The story of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” originates  from Montgomery Ward, the Chicago-based retail and catalog company. Searching for […]