Tag Archives: Chocolate

  • 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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  • Buche de Noel

    Posted on December 28, 2014 by in Celebrations, Christmas, Desserts, Recipes

    Christmas eve. There is an excitement in the air as we are getting ready for the family feast. Shirts and matching ties, dresses, jewellery and make up. The dinner table is shining bright with the Villeroy and Boch porcelain set, wine crystal glasses and silverware. We are sharing a smile, and a peaceful feeling of […]

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  • Easy Chocolate Brownies

    Posted on August 9, 2014 by in Desserts, Recipes

    It is Saturday morning and I am waking up with an image of food in my mind – brownies. Sweet and delicious, golden-brown, firm-crusted, gooey and mellow inside… I have a perfect recipe for the occasion, but watching out for my weight I hesitate cooking a really rich and decadent dessert, instead I substitute the original […]

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  • Chocolate Brownies

    Posted on March 5, 2014 by in Desserts, Recipes

    “La vita è un carnevale”. How true… It is the week of the Carnival. School holidays, delicious sweets and colourful street processions. It is still amazing to me how the Catholic church could have ever allowed such extravagant celebrations through the medieval centuries. Yet, thankfully the tradition carries on as nothing could be more exuberant than welcoming […]

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  • Chocolate Mousse

    Posted on September 3, 2012 by in Desserts, Recipes

    We have been walking for days through the souks in the old medinas of the imperial Moroccan cities. So many treasures have been offered to us for display, from colourful carpets, solitair games, silk scarves so thin you may see the stars through, pottery, antiques, jewellery, yet nothing could really catch my eye. My friend […]

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