Tag Archives: Pastries

  • Bulgarian Burek

    Posted on January 2, 2017 by in Breakfast, Christmas, Mains, Pastries, Recipes

    The famouse Lebanese author Gibran Khalil Gibran used to say that the orient begins where the toillets smell and people drink boza. Now hundred years later, we are no longer talking of the orient as such little more does any one mention this wonderous drink that could be sampled only in Bulgaria and Turkey called […]

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  • Bread Buns

    Posted on November 23, 2013 by in Breakfast, Pastries, Recipes

    My husband made these lovely Saturday morning breakfast bread buns. I must admit there is something magical about a man in the kitchen early in the morning… Yes, undeniably I am immensely proud of him and he is all mine! I love Saturday and Sunday morning breakfast at home. No stress and rush to quickly […]

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  • Rosemary Garlic Bread

    Posted on June 9, 2013 by in Mains, Pastries, Recipes

    There are some recipes, that simply work. One only needs to follow the instructions, step by step, trust the culinary professional who understands what he is talking about and enjoy the delicious result coming out of the oven, reaping the compliments gracefully and with style. Yes, it is that simple… We were having a business […]

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  • Classic Scones

    Posted on November 11, 2012 by in Breakfast, Pastries, Recipes

    It has been a while ago… I still distinctly remember the small bakery shop in Wales where a dear friend of mine had brought me once to have a proper English afternoon tea with scones, clotted cream and strawberry jam. We spoke about  friendship and life, we bought antiques and we parted with a promise […]

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  • French Galette

    Posted on March 25, 2012 by in Mains, Pastries, Recipes

    Making my own crust pastry has always been a dream. Ever since the first time I came to Belgium and discovered these amazing French biscuit crust cakes filled with fresh cream or vanilla pudding, graced on top with colorful summer fruits. The moment to master this art will come, I can feel it. But before […]

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  • Quiche with leek and ham

    Posted on February 19, 2012 by in Pastries, Recipes

    Crusty underneath, soft and flavorsome in-between and bitty and cheesy on top – that’s a Sunday lunch. Baking pearls, make an incredible difference in baking crusty pastry or quiches. Yes, it maybe a luxury, but I enjoy using them in making the perfect base for sweet and salty pastries. Ingredients 350g puff pastry 1 leek […]

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