Chocolate and lavender​ cookies

Chocolate and lavender​ cookies

Magyarul  ⇣  Chocolate and lavender cookies with a twist Maybe you've tried the chocolate-chili combination before, but it's not usual that people use spicy ingredients in desserts, right? Because of some unknown reasons, I like experimenting with spicy desserts and after my Bonfire cake here is a new recipe. This time I show you some [...]

Floating island

Floating island

Magyarul  ⇣  Floating island During my childhood, the only time, when I ate Floating island, was when the old lady from the neighborhood of my grandparents invited me to watch some old TV shows together. When I was there, she always prepared this dessert for us. It's still a very good memory, and this dessert [...]

Hot cross buns

Hot cross buns

Magyarul  ⇣  Hot cross buns with apricot and walnut Around Easter, this is the most popular pastry in the UK. The buns traditionally eaten on Good Friday since they mark the end of lent. Different parts of the hot cross bun have a certain meaning: the cross representing the crucifixion of Jesus, and the spices inside signifying [...]

Yellow curd

Yellow curd

Magyarul  ⇣ Yellow curd The yellow curd is a typical Easter dish at the Northern-East area of Hungary among Greek catholics, but the tradition of making this dish after the 40 days lent became popular in Roman Catholic community as well. Usually it's sweet but some people like it savory. One of our Easter traditions [...]

St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes

St. Patrick’s Day cupcakes

Magyarul  ⇣  Chocolate cupcake with matcha-lime frosting Saint Patrick -lived during the fifth century- is the patron saint and national apostle of Ireland. He brought Christianity there and explained the Holy Trinity using the three leaves of a native Irish clover: the shamrock, which became the symbol of St. Patrick's Day and in general the symbol [...]

Princess cake

Princess cake

Magyarul  ⇣  Prinsesstårta You already know that I'm in love with Scandinavian baked goods, so now I share the recipe of a cake that has a truly fresh outlook which perfectly fits to special occasions during Spring. The original recipe was published by Jenny Åkerström in the Prinsessornas Kokbok (1948) -Princesses Cookbook-. She was the teacher of the three daughters [...]