Tag Archives: baking

Lemon Curd & Ricotta Turnovers

Date: 19-02-2014

I was watching Unique Sweets on Foodnetwork when I came across lemon curd and ricotta turnovers. It was made with a short crust type pastry. I didn’t want a short crumbly pastry so I opted for an easier …

Category: Desserts & sweets, Recipes

FBS: MiCook – Cream Puffs with Chocolate sauce

Date: 27-01-2014

This month I signed up for another Dutch Food Blog Swap. This time I was assigned Maaike’s blog(Dutch). It took me a while to find something, because she has a wide variety of recipes.

Category: Desserts & sweets, Recipes

Lemon bars

Date: 03-12-2013

Lemon bars have been on my “to make” list for way too long. I happened to have a big jar of homemade lemon curd in my fridge when I came across Maaike’s recipe(NL) and I just had to …

Category: Desserts & sweets, Recipes

Carrot cake with walnuts and cream cheese icing

Date: 26-11-2013

My first time making carrot cake completely from scratch. Thanks to Caroline(NL) for the recipe, which is originally from The Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi.

Category: Desserts & sweets, Recipes

FBS: Lemon Cake

Date: 26-08-2013

A bunch of Dutch bloggers have grouped together and organized a monthly Food Blog Swap / FBS. You sign up and are randomly assigned another blog from which to cook a recipe. I skipped a couple of months …

Category: Desserts & sweets, Recipes

Chocolate truffle tart

Chocolate truffle tart
Date: 02-03-2011

I made this truffle tart to celebrate our 11 yr anniversary. I’ve made truffle tarts before, but this one is the best so far. No baking involved and only 4 ingredients.

Category: Desserts & sweets, Recipes

Experiment: no knead bread

no knead bread
Date: 06-12-2010

Behold, my first attempt at making a No Knead bread. I used the basic flour, salt, yeast, water ingredients, using this Dutch recipe since I don’t have any cupmeasures. It turned out really nice and slightly chewy in …

Category: Bread, Dish of the Day

Epic Baked Cheesecake

Epic Baked Cheesecake
Date: 12-10-2010

Ingredients: 150gr cookies 50gr melted butter 100gr sugar 2 egg yolks 2tbs cornstarch 500gr mascarpone 200gr creme fraiche Butter a springform pan and line with parchment paper. I cut a circle slightly larger than the pan so there …

Category: Desserts & sweets, Recipes

Exactly as promised, super easy Pecan Brownies!

Pecan brownies
Date: 24-02-2010

I had a square brownie tin sitting in the cupboard for quite some time now and it was about time that it got used. We went grocery shopping before I really looked at any recipes. I only got …

Category: Desserts & sweets

Custard Tarts

Custard Tarts
Date: 15-12-2009

I had some more puff pastry sitting in the fridge and thought I wanted to try making some custard tarts. I searched online for some recipes which involved me not having to run off to the store to …

Category: Desserts & sweets