Eldelflower syrup © Reka Csulak

Elderflower syrup

Elderflower is the taste of summer for me. This year I have plenty of plans using this delicious ingredient. This is the end of elderflower season, but you still have the chance to find some nice flowers for a batch of freshly prepared syrup. You can use it for a refreshing drink or varied desserts too. In this recipe, I don’t use preservatives, so it’s mainly for … Continue reading Elderflower syrup

Valentine's Day cocktail © Reka Csulak

Strawberry and champagne

Magyarul  ⇣  Strawberry and champagne Instead of buying chocolate and flowers let’s show your love with some delicious food and home made cocktails on Valentine’s Day. Believe me, even if there are many classic presents and heart shaped decoration everywhere, try to avoid these. The best and most unique gift you can give is your time and attention! Strawberry and champagne are the two typical … Continue reading Strawberry and champagne

Golden milk latte © Reka Csulak

Golden milk latte

In the last days, I’ve had a pretty bad flu. The worst part is not the fever or using tons of tissues, but the continuous coughing in the middle of the night and which is even worse: I was not able to sense tastes and scents for days… In the past, it was so bad when it happened but since almost everything is around food … Continue reading Golden milk latte

Whiskey Eggnog © Reka Csulak

Whiskey eggnog

Eggnog is a rich, dairy-based drink enriched by some spirits like brandy, rum, whiskey or bourbon. It’s so popular to prepare and drink home-made eggnog around Christmas and New Years Eve and Easter too, so here is my version with warming spices, vanill, and the good, old whiskey! INGREDIENTS 600 ml whole milk 250 ml double cream 4 egg yolks 4 egg whites – it will stay … Continue reading Whiskey eggnog

Nutella hot chocolate © Reka Csulak

Nutella hot chocolate

Magyarul  ⇣  Nutella hot chocolate   When the temperature is constantly below 0 °C, I always craving for hot drinks. I love to prepare hot chocolate because the method is quite simple but the result is fantastic. On the other hand I think I’m not the only Nutella fan here, so this time I boosted my hot choc with a generous amount of Nutella. INGREDIENTS … Continue reading Nutella hot chocolate

Holy Hot Chocolate and Chocolate Pecan Cookies © Reka Csulak

Hot chocolate and pecan cookies

Autumn is here and it rains more often. Perfect time to grab your favorite blanket, put on comfy clothes, find a warm and cozy place surrounded with the things you like, and spend some time with… yourself! Yes! Every day we put our family and friends in the first place and our job of course. But now, stop for a few hours and focus just … Continue reading Hot chocolate and pecan cookies