Who doesn’t like chocolate? Actually I don’t know anybody who doesn’t like. One of my favorite cakes is Brownies, but sometimes I like to try other options, like this cake, I call blondies because 2 of the basic ingredients are replaced, I use white chocolate and almonds, a delicious combination, perfect for a school treat or just to treat yourself with something very sweet. (more…)
Oatmeal is one of the most healthiest grains there is, has a lot of vitamins, proteins, minerals and fibers, also you can make a delicious breakfast or bake fantastic cakes or cookies. All of them good reasons to use! Well in a day like today, cloudy and not very pleasant for spring day, the best you can do is bake something, so why not this oatmeal cookies? They are easy to make and kids will enjoy helping, last time I made them with my daughter, good fun. (more…)
Chocolate is one of those ingredients that you can use in so many ways and of course everybody love chocolate. I am always looking for new recipes, I also think that actually chocolate is healthy because makes you feel happy and if you are happy your body is feeling good, so conclusion you feel healthier, so good reason to eat chocolate. So when I came across this recipe from Nigella I couldn’t resist to test, gluten free and chocolate, why not? And then of course with olive oil, the future gold, perfect! (more…)
I have been asked to prepare a chocolate cake for a wedding in January. Of course before then I need to test to see what is working the best. So I had to look into all my books and magazines, in the end I also did a web research and there it was, on the page of the BBC food, “Easy chocolate cake”. Well I can tell you it was easy but not that easy, still it was really delicious. I brought the cake to my work and I got the approval from my colleagues, that’s a good sign. (more…)
Who doesn’t like brownies? Tell me? I think everybody loves brownies. Well when you try this version from Yvette van Boven from her book “Home Baked” I think you will discover a new addiction, they are absolutely fantastic, delicious and easy. I got her book for my birthday and this was the first recipe I made, I can hardly wait to try something else of this book. (more…)
This chocolate orange cake I have made already a several times and every time looks like taste better. So I thought is about time to share the recipe with you, it is very simple, most of the ingredients you might have at this moment at home, so what are you waiting for? Start preparing and bake! You will enjoy as much as we do at home. (more…)
This recipe I got it from an ex-colleague of mine years ago. I still keep using it, only some times I change some things. Normally you use 300 gr. dark chocolate, but I make it how I feel it, so some times I do 150 gr. dark/150 gr. milk or other way. The important is to keep the quantity on 300 gr. Also I like a bit lighter so I add a teaspoon of baking powder, that was not in the original I got from her.
So these are the ingredients I use most of the times: (more…)