Tag Archives: Cakes

  • 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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  • 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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  • Lady’s Caprice

    Posted on March 26, 2015 by in Desserts, Recipes

    Lady’s caprice… Doesn’t even the title of this exquisite dessert sound enticing? I can even assure you that the taste is equaly divine. I grew up at home with my mother preparing this special treat for us from time to time and my father teasing that he is having a lady’s caprice quite often and […]

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  • Carrot Cake

    Posted on March 15, 2015 by in Desserts, Recipes

    Saturday home, my favourite time for cooking. Today our culinary agenda is pretty full. I am making carrot cake with creme cheese frosting and home made pasta. We have finally bought a pasta machine, and I cannot wait to start the pasta rolling, preparing bolognese ravioli for our dinner and tagliatelle to serve later on during […]

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  • Swiss Meringue Buttercream Cake

    Posted on December 29, 2014 by in Desserts, Recipes

    It is my mother’s 60th birthday and for her anniversary I am planning to surprise her with something special – home made Rosette Swiss Meringue Buttercream Cake. As a real flower lady this cake completely fits her style. I am saving all my red food colouring for her cake, but before the big day as […]

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  • Valentine Parkin

    Posted on February 9, 2014 by in Desserts, Recipes, Valentine

    New year in London. Fireworks, music and light. We had a dinner reservation at the exquisite Northern Hall restaurant in the Corinthia Hotel near the river Thames. What a place of delight. The interior displaying a distinct flair of the Great Gatsby, leather-chairs of understated masculinity soften by crystal lamps golden glow and picture perfect […]

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