Red Wine Poached Pears © Reka Csulak

Mulled wine poached pears

Look at these pears on the plate: they look so luxurious in their marzipan coat. Today I show you, how to prepare this dessert that takes almost no effort to present. Mulled wine poached pears look brilliant on a festive table because this is definitely a royal way to enjoy this common fruit. The recipe doesn’t use flour or dairy, so if you’re ok with … Continue reading Mulled wine poached pears

Sicilian Canolli © Reka Csulak

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 then eat an authentic cannoli, this recipe won’t let me down, by the way, it was published in the August/September … Continue reading Sicilian cannoli

Swedish almond cake © Reka Csulak

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 option for anyone on a gluten-free diet. These Scandinavian cakes are the best when you can enjoy the right balance of … Continue reading Swedish almond cake

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 always reminds me of those special occasions. Nowadays I like to prepare it in … Continue reading Floating island

Semla © Reka Csulak

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 Scandinavian winter. So let’s celebrate the light, new life, green leaves… and bake Semlor! Let’s introduce a nice Swedish tradition into your life. … Continue reading Semla