Tag Archives: baking

Cheesecake with Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

Cheesecake with Strawberry Rhubarb Compote
Date: 14-08-2015

I usually make my cheesecake with a kind of Dutch gingersnap cookie, but because I topped this version with a strawberry rhubarb compote, I opted for a more neutral base.

Category: Desserts & sweets, Recipes

Welsh Cakes made with spelt flour

Date: 17-03-2015

Welsh cakes, little pan fried cakes made with flour, sultanas and optionally spices like cinnamon and nutmeg. The ingredients and and method remind me of scones although Welsh cakes are pan fried and not oven baked.

Category: Desserts & sweets, Recipes

Savory Scones with Bacon, Cheese and Thyme

Savory Scones with Bacon, Cheese and Thyme
Date: 16-02-2015

These savory scones with bacon, cheese and thyme are a great alternative to regular scones. I use the same basic recipe, but omitted the sugar and added some extra flavors. Replace the bacon with sun dried tomatoes for …

Category: Recipes, Snacks

Cinnamon Wreath

Date: 03-12-2014

I’ve seen many of these types of braided breads and always thought they looked beautiful and impressive. But, they also looked pretty intimidating to me so it took a while before I even wanted to attempt making one. …

Category: Bread, Desserts & sweets, Recipes

Tomato Galette

Tomato galette with ricotta and balsamic vinegar
Date: 18-11-2014

A galette is a free form French tart. You roll the pastry, place the filling in the center and fold over the edges. Because I love savory dishes I made this tomato galette with ricotta and a drizzle …

Category: Recipes, Side dishes, Snacks, Veggies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies
Date: 13-11-2014

According to Tessa from Handle the heat these are the ultimate chocolate chip cookies. Big, chewy and soft in the middle, crispy on the outside and full of chocolate chips.

Category: Desserts & sweets, Recipes

Waffles with Maple Syrup, Banana and Chocolate

Waffles with Maple Syrup, Banana and Chocolate
Date: 28-10-2014

This easy recipe is perfect for a lazy sunday. The batter for these waffles can be used almost immediately. The pan fried banana, maple syrup and melted chocolate make it even more delicious.

Category: Desserts & sweets, Recipes

Tested: Waffle iron and 2 recipes

Waffles
Date: 09-07-2014

I’ve started a new “Tested” categorie for sharing tested products, gadgets and recipes. Usually I don’t share my Dutch product reviews in English, but I do think some are relevant for an international audience. I’ve been wanting to …

Category: Desserts & sweets, Reviews

Lava Cakes

Lava Cakes
Date: 06-05-2014

I first came across these little chocolate cakes on television. It was the bane of many a MasterChef UK contestant.

Category: Desserts & sweets, Recipes

Scones with Clotted Cream

Scones with Clotted Cream
Date: 30-04-2014

You just can’t have scones without clotted cream. I recently tried a Dutch version called “scoontjesroom” and I love it.

Category: Desserts & sweets, Recipes