Category Archives: Desserts

  • Chocolate Cheesecake Swirl Bundt Cake

    Posted on September 10, 2017 by in Desserts, Recipes

    Chocolate cake is already delicious but what about combining it with vanilla cheese cake? Hmm… the combination is divine… Several days ago, I have promised to bring a cake at the office. The options of what to prepare are always more then enough, but for this particular occasion I have been considering as much the […]

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  • Speculoos Cake

    Posted on September 10, 2017 by in Desserts, Recipes

    It is mid September and the summer days start to whisper of the coming autumn. We cuddle lovingly at home with a cup of tea, glowing candles, warm blanket and a book close by. Home sweet home. Our travelling business agendas keep us far from home and when the weekend comes being home is a […]

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  • Banoffee Cake

    Posted on August 6, 2017 by in Desserts, Recipes

    A recent trip to Germany has expanded my culinary horizons adding one more show-stopping cake recipe book to our library. This time, the challenge has been set even higher, embracing the hidden secrets shared by a renown German fine patisserie chef Noemie Strouk in her culinary book “Baking with a wow-effect“. Wow-effect it is… Browsing […]

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  • Chocolate Cake

    Posted on January 4, 2017 by in Desserts, Recipes

    It is New Year and my birthday all in one and in a good old tradition we celebrate with a festive home made cake to mark this exceptional occasion. And what a festive cake this one turns out to be – a truly decadent, flavour rich orange chocolate cake to make all the senses feel […]

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  • Apple Marzipan Cake

    Posted on February 20, 2016 by in Desserts, Recipes

    In a recent trip to Germany we have stumbled upon an apple cake recipe book, Apfel-kuchen by Elisabeth Bangert. Looking simple and unassuming, it somehow reflected homemade German cooking with an appetisingly looking pictures of recipes on how to make apple cake 100 different ways. As this is my husband’s favourite cake, the investment seemed worthwhile […]

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  • Apple Cream Cake

    Posted on January 3, 2016 by in Desserts, Recipes

    My family’s favourite fruit is apple and this, unsurprisingly often dictates the flavour of our home made desserts. I have so many recipes of various apple cakes and somehow they do not seem to be enough. Every new discovery of making an apple cake in a different way quickly becomes a family favourite requested to […]

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  • Garash Cake

    Posted on January 3, 2016 by in Desserts, Recipes

    The Christmas holiday season is behind us. It always feels a bit like climbing a mountain heel. I am enjoying the journey, the beauty of discovering little things at every stop on the way and the thrill and anticipation of seeing the view from the top of the  mountain. We have reached the peak at […]

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  • Almond Raspberry Crumble Cake

    Posted on September 26, 2015 by in Desserts, Recipes

    We were recently in Germany on a weekend trip to Aachen, and as always we could not resist a stop to our favourite book store. It is truly and enchanting place. Selling everything a person could imagine, indulging passions varying from music to cooking, from travelling to science, and for everyone a beautiful book could […]

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  • Classic Crème Caramel

    Posted on September 13, 2015 by in Desserts, Recipes

    Is there a more classic dessert than the beloved creme caramel? We used to eat it so often at home while growing up as kids. We would be coming home from a weekend visit to my grandparent’s farm house, carrying so many home grown products and the inevitable stack of fresh laid eggs. Transforming them […]

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  • Low Fat Apple Cake

    Posted on August 15, 2015 by in Desserts, Recipes

    It is weekend and this, in my family means, my time for cooking. It may sound slightly strange, but being two passionate cooks, me and my husband had to define a simple routine, via which each of us will have access to the kitchen and an opportunity to delight by cooking for the other. As […]

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