Best banana-lime sernik ever

I have been in love with sernik eating since childhood. It is a sort of cheese cake but in a Polish style. People have something similar in Russia as well. Thanks to Zofia Cudny recipe http://www.makecookingeasier.pl/na-slodko/najlepszy-sernik-upieklam-kremowy-bananowo-limonkowy/ I can say that real life fairytales are just that…real and enjoyable)) I changed the original recipe a lil…

Venetian ring biscuits

Hey there, Just try these delicious biscuits which are typical for the island of Burano, next to Venice. 3 eggs yolks 100 g sugar 120 g softed butter Pinch of salt Finely grated cest of one lemon Vanila extract(or vanila seeds) -choose by taste 250 g all-purpose flour Whisk the egg yolks in a bowl…

My version of French toasts (a bit contry-style)

10 slices white bread or brioche 750 ml full-fat milk 3 tbsp caster sugar 1/2 tsp cinnamon Vanilla extract 1 egg beaten Arrange the slices of bread in a bowl. Mix milk, sugar, cinnamon in a saucepan. Bring to boil, stirring constantly. Pour the mixture over the bread. Leave for 10 minutes. Heat the coconut…

Healthy style quinoa-broccoli fritters

250-300 g broccoli 4 tbsp wholegrain wheat flour 3 eggs 250 g cooked quinoa 3 tbsp chopped fresh chives Zest of 1/2 lemon Greek yogurt (to serve) Cook the broccoli in boiling water until tender, drain. Mix the flour and eggs, add broccoli, quinoa, chives, and lemon cest. Season with salt and black pepper. Form…

White chocolate mini-tarts

The Pastry: 250g plain flour 125 g butter 3 tbsp caster sugar 1 large egg The filling: 200g white chocolate 450 g mascarpone cheese 150 ml double cream For the topping: 200g strawberries 200g raspberries icing sugar Place the flour, chilled butter, sugar into a food processor and pulse until it resembles breadcrumbs. Add the…

Clams in their perfection

900-1000 g small clams-I prefer almejas (make sure they are all closed) ½ cup (about 120 ml) of dry white wine 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 tablespoon of bread crumbs or flour 1 fresh green pepper, cut into thin halfrings or stripes 1 small onion, diced Fresh chopped parsley ½ lemon Bay leaf In…

Instead of bread – courgette and ham mini-cakes

If you or your guests like the diversity of life and a variety of bread it’s definitely for you… 150 g flour 1 tbsp baking powder 3 eggs 50 ml sunflower oil 100 ml milk 80 g cheese Comté 1 courgette (not big) 150 g ricotta 2 tsp finely chopped parsley 200g ham salt/pepper by…

Aromatic apple fritters to make your family happy…

3-4 dessert apples, peeled and sliced into 3-4 mm thick rings 2 tbsp lemon juice 150 g caster sugar 2 eggs 150 ml milk 75 ml olive oil 250 g plain flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon Grapeseed oil-for deep frying Icing sugar-for dusting Place peeled and sliced apples in a…

Gorgeous goat cheese and balsamic beetroot salad

Goat cheese Rocket leaves Balsamic vinegar Baked beetroot Olive oil If you have fresh goat cheese there is nothing better than to make a salad! So, first bake the beetroot. I make it in the oven, wrapping beetroot in foil at 200 C (20-30 min).  Slice cooled beetroot and marinate for 2 hours in balsamic…

Spitzbuben from Germany

115g butter, diced 115g caster sugar 1 large egg, beaten Few drops of pure vanilla extract 300g plain flour Pinch of salt Raspberry jam Icing sugar to decorate Beat the butter in a bowl until smoth, them beat in the sugar until creamy. Beat in the egg and vanila, then sift the flour and salt….

What about strawberry jam?

Our family adores toasts with jam, crepes with jam, pancakes with jam, and simply drinking tea with jam. That’s why we always have some strawberry jam in the fridge. Just 20-25 minutes and you will enjoy it also) 2 kg strawberries 6 tbsp lemon juice 1.5 kg of sugar Halve the berries, put them in…

Simple but always favourite. Blueberry cake.

180 g unsalted softened butter 180 g plain flour 180 g powdered sugar 3 eggs 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 40 ml plain yogurt (greek yogurt) 1/2 tbsp grated lemon cest (optional) 120 g fresh or frozen blueberries   Preheat the oven to 170 C. Using a hand-held or freestanding mixer, whisk together…

Say “Yes” to fruit mousse

If you want to stay fresh after dessert you have to choose mango-orange mousse. 2 large mangoes grated zest and juice of 1 orange 2 tsp powdered gelatine 60 g powdered sugar pinch of salt 1 egg white 150 ml double cream Halve mangoes,peel away the skin, remove the stone. Set aside 1 quarter.Put the…

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     You always have to invest your perfect mood and great love into cooking.  Then you feel ALIVE  – getting a real pleasure, feeling the taste of your meal and enjoying the view of chewing faces next to you. Actually, our health, happiness, appearance, mood and even the level of satisfaction depends on what…