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Desserts

A quick and tasty banana cake

A quick and tasty banana cake

I have always been fond of banana cake since I was a little girl. I use to say that bananas and cheese are great anyway you prepare them. This banana cake is very simple, kind of grandmother’s recipe. Those recipes that you don’t fear to […]

Small palmiers, who resists?

Small palmiers, who resists?

Palmiers reminds me my grandmother. She had fixed things she liked and each time she went out with my father (they usually go out for shopping on Saturday afternoons), she bought these same things. Once she noticed I liked canned peaches…so there was always a […]

Christmas plumcake

Christmas plumcake

I called this recipe Christmas plumcake because as soon as I saw it I thought about Christmas. The author of this recipe says that we should prepare always 2 plumcakes – one for Christmas and the other one to eat immediately. Now that I have […]

Strawberry Santa Claus

Strawberry Santa Claus

When I first saw this strawberry Santa Claus I could quite not wait to prepare it. They’re beautiful, they’re sweet…I quite had no courage to eat them. They are those kind of Christmas treats that takes us back to our childhood’s memories, those kind of […]

Homemade chocolate Christmas ornaments

Homemade chocolate Christmas ornaments

I first prepared this chocolate christmas ornaments a couple of years ago. This year I decided to prepare also smaller balls and I liked them even more. Or, I did like so much having bigger and smaller ones together. This is a recipe of Sardinian […]

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 […]



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