Follow me on Pinterest *** Kollabora *** Bloglovin *** BurdaStyle I love my job, but even more I love my days off. That is a perfect time for me when to take a pause, and truly enjoy what I love. In this case it is baking treats and delicious goods for my family. Nothing makes … Continue reading Belated wordless Wednesday and apple pie recipe!
As per Wikipedia biscotti, also known as cantuccini (English: coffee bread), are twice-baked cookies (or biscuits) originating in the Italian city of Prato. The biscuits are oblong-shaped almond biscuits, made dry and crunchy through cutting the loaf of dough while still hot and fresh from baking in the oven. Although I know them as … Continue reading Home-made Biscotti: delicious recipe
Ever wondered what to do with all those excessive amounts of empty bottles after another party? Well, this post is just about right on how to give your bottle of Jack second shelf life and twist it over as a jewelry stand! Easy, fun and entertaining, all you need to have: empty bottle and paint/brushes. … Continue reading DIY: Jack Daniel’s jewelry stand
Nothing can be better than simple things put together. It is always delicious, quite easy to make and well-loved by everyone! My go-to dessert is brownies with ice cream. I do a couple of things differently: I bake brownies in muffin/cupcake pan so they have this nicely rounded shape and I don’t need to … Continue reading Afternoon delights
Some baked goods that I whipped up this morning: muffins. I love muffins and everything about them, I love butter and sugar, chocolate especially, all sorts of caramel, fresh fruits and berries. Yes, I have a confession to make – I am a foodie! And… I believe there is nothing wrong with that 🙂 … Continue reading Baking: Morning treats!
Yes, there is no problem of buying bread in store, but at the same time I wanted to try it and see how it would turn out. I must say it truly is delicious! Using honey instead of sugar gives it sweet and savory taste, using whole wheat flour makes it even better. Not … Continue reading Baking. Home made whole wheat bread.
More of a personal essay for this Wednesday write-in. Childhood memories. porcelain :: flex :: shadow :: strawberry jam :: frozen We all have different perception of pride and achievements. At this very point of my life, right at this moment, while my mandarin orange marmalade is boiling down, I know that my grandma … Continue reading Grandma will be proud and that is all that matters!
Yesterday “what is that?” was the question of the day as we were strolling through the isles of fruits, vegetables, seafood, noodles, tea, rice, candies and God knows what else at the local Chinese supermarket. It is sad and kind of embarrassing to admit, but some of those foods I have never heard of, … Continue reading “What is that?” or Chinese supermarket trip
I do a lot of hand-made and home-made stuff: clothing, accessories, elements of house decor, paintings, jewelry and of course all sorts of kitchen goodies. For this Christmas I received a wonderful gift – my very own ice cream maker (Thank You!)! Could not wait to use it, so on a Christmas day I … Continue reading I scream, you scream, we all scream, for ice cream. Home made.
Mmmm… Finger-licking-good! Continue reading Late night baking: mini cinnamon rolls