Tag: Almond

Sicilian cannoli

Sicilian cannoli

I’m dreaming about visiting almond orchards, pretty little cafès where I can enjoy my day-starter granita, then enjoy afternoons at the coast, visit the fish market, and a sheep farm to see how they make ricotta. Until I will have the chance and travel to Sicily […]

Swedish almond cake

Swedish almond cake

If you’ve never been to Sweden, but like to visit IKEA stores, you probably know this dessert very well. Swedes call it ‘mandeltårta‘. The crust of this almond cake doesn’t contain any flour, only ground almond, so I think this cake could be a great […]

Floating island

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 […]

Semla

Semla

Magyarul  ⇣  Semla In my previous post I’ve shared, why Shrove Tuesday is all bout eating. On the same day when there is Pancakes Day in the UK, Swedes celebrate ‘fettisdagen‘ with Semla, which is the first sign of the spring after a long and dark […]

Salame di cioccolato

Salame di cioccolato

Magyarul  ⇣  Chocolate salami The Chocolate salami is originally a Portuguese and Italian dessert, but you can find the equivalents in many European countries. The name came from the appearance: because of the crushed biscuits and nuts it looks like a nice salami. You can […]

Ostkaka

Ostkaka

Magyarul  ⇣  Ostkaka – the Swedish cheesecake In 2015 we had chance to spent the whole Christmas season in a Swedish restaurant in a specific part of the country called Småland, and of course I’ve tried all the traditional dishes from the festive smörgåsbord: the julbord. One […]