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 […]

Chocolate, Cinnamon and Honey Macarons, the Italian Way

“If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject of eating.” Leigh Hunt Macarons can be made following the French, the Swiss and the Italian Meringue method. Some bakers swear to one, some to the other. Originally fancied in boulangerie of Paris, it has now gained so much popularity all […]

Use Up the Leftovers this Pancake Day !

“Drama is very important in life: You have to come on with a bang. You never want to go out with a whimper. Everything can have drama if it’s done right. Even a pancake.” Julia Child Baking Heaven have kindly promoted some of my Pancake Day Recipes! Scotch Pancake Torte To make 6 pancakes, add the […]

With Love…in Advance: Valentine’s Strawberry Cheesecake Fudge – Yet Another Way to Use Leftover Bakes

“Pink isn’t just a color it’s an attitude too!” Miley Cyrus Cheesecake is a beloved dessert around the world. While many assume that it has its origins in New York, it actually dates back much further. The first “cheese cake” may have been created on the Greek island of Samos. Physical anthropologists excavated cheese molds there which […]

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 […]

Walnut Macarons with Dairy-Free Mocha Filling

“I still feel that French cooking is the most important in the world, one of the few that has rules. If you follow the rules, you can do pretty well.” Julia Child I, however feel, that the truly good professional (in all other disciplines as well as baking) is the one who learns all the basics, […]

A Truly Sweet French Kiss in the Hope of an Autumn Romance: Macarons

“A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.” John Keats   Many, indeed many, people have some kind of a relationship with macarons. Some love to eat them, some love to make them, some have to see them, some can’t stop buying them, some swears never […]

Sunshine On A Plate: Vintage Lemon Drizzle Cake

“But how will I eat cake if my head is over there, and my hands are over here?”     Marie Antoinette So, stop life’s rush for a moment and let’s refresh everyone’s vocabulary… Lemon The evergreen citrus tree that produces this fruit, widely cultivated in warm climates… A small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely […]

Birthday Guy’s Selection: White Chocolate Oreo Cupcake for a Cricket Lover

Making cupcakes for a man is a genuinely hard task, simply because the ultimate contradiction: cupcakes are usually associated with all things pretty, and men are usually not…   Some say that the cupcake as an idea evolved in the 19th century, and it was revolutionary because of the amount of time it saved in the kitchen. […]