Knock, knock! Anyone there? I do not know how to start after 4 months without posting anything on the blog. What began as a summer break, has become something else. Why? I do not know very well … I guess that several factors come together. Fatigue after two very intense years, blogging, working inside and […]
I cannot get over the fact that no one (apart from me) has prepared this recipe since I published it 6 years ago. It was one of the first recipes I posted: Fried ice-cream in puff pastry. (Excuse my photos, at the time I used to shot with my mobile phone!) And now that cronuts […]
I remember like it was yesterday the day that Pablo started school. He had always been a good baby. Perhaps too good for his own good. And I was really worried that he might suffer at school and not have sufficient resources to defend himself, or that at the age of 3 he would not […]
These guys are undoubtedly the best doughnuts I have ever made, and they are believed to be the best in the world. They have a Michelin star, after all. The creator of these fluffy balls of dough is Justin Gellatly, the genius behind the St John Bakery in London. If I worked in this bakery […]
These chocolate umbrellas bring back many childhood memories to me. Chocolate shaped into an umbrella around a colourful stick, so simple yet so good! My child absolutely adore them, and these cute treats are perfect as party favors or holiday treats and very easy to prepare.
Depression cake, Wacky cake or Crazy cake is a type of cake that was commonly made during the Great Depression (others say during WW II). The ingredients include no milk, butter or eggs, because they were then either expensive or hard to get at the time. The cake is amazingly rich, moist and flavorful, although […]
Shekerbura is one of the traditional sweet pastries baked for Novruz, one of the most important holidays in Azerbaijan. It is not a religious holiday, but actually is the celebration of the coming of spring, and the renewal of nature. Shekerbura is a sweet pastry filled with ground nuts and sugar. In Azerbaijan, making shekerbura […]