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Brazilian Christmas french toast – Rabanadas

Brazilian Christmas french toast – Rabanadas

This Brazilian cinnamon french toast has been present in all my Christmas lunches and dinners since now. It has always been my mother’s favorite Christmas sweet and usually she is the one who prepares it. The french toast recipe may lightly vary between different families – […]

A loving gingerbread house (with no ginger)

A loving gingerbread house (with no ginger)

I admit I had never seen a gingerbread house recipe since about a month ago, when I watched an episode of Australian Masterchef TV series when two competitors had to bake and build a gingerbread house following a famous pastry chef recipe. (By the way, […]

Chocolate cups with dried fruit

Chocolate cups with dried fruit

These chocolate cups with dried fruit are very simple to prepare and can be a quick solution to take to a friend’s dinner or to present someone. Chocolate and dried fruit match so well together. I have already posted other recipes, all simple and tasty, […]

An exquisite brittle with pistachio recipe

An exquisite brittle with pistachio recipe

As soon as I saw this brittle with pistachio recipe I ran to the kitchen to prepare it. I love beautiful food and, especially, when it is simple and quick to prepare. Pistachio is a delicacy by itself, and served as a brittle is just… […]

Chocolate witch brooms

Chocolate witch brooms

These chocolate witch brooms  are treats that go well for children but also for adults. They’re healthy (I used only dark chocolate to prepare the brooms) and can be a silly cute thing to have fun amongst friends. Together with the banana boos, these witch […]

Banana Booo – A Halloween idea

Banana Booo – A Halloween idea

Banana booooo!!! Well, my children are grown but the child inside me is still alive :-)! Halloween became a worldwide known holiday and, even if I do not prepare anything special for this day. These are treats that go well for children but also for […]

Super simple granola

Super simple granola

I like granola. I like very much granola. Even if I don’t like yogurt and eat it as it is or with a sliced banana. It is perfect for me who often looks for a sweet treat. This simple granola is perfect for these moments, […]

My son’s birthday german chocolate pie

My son’s birthday german chocolate pie

We first ate this German chocolate pie in Brazil, prepared by my cousin. It was about 10 15 years ago and, since then, it’s the pie my son wants for his birthday. Considering he is not a sweet lover, it means he really likes it. […]

Stunning chocolate cake

Stunning chocolate cake

I prepared this chocolate cake less than 24 hours after seeing its recipe. I photographed it and sent to my children and my daughter answered me: “Stunning!” Yes, it is stunning. It is gluttonous, inviting, comforting and all those adjectives we use to name chocolate […]

Raspberry banana bread

Raspberry banana bread

This raspberry banana bread is one of those recipes that as soon as I see them, I go out to buy the ingredients. In this case, I went to the market to buy raspberries. I was very curious about the raspberry, banana and chocolate mix. […]



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