Valentine’s Day kicks into high-gear and still the debate rages on: Boxed chocolates or a bouquet? Countless delinquent romantics face this dilemma right at this very moment, weighting their options at the nearest corner store. It seems like an obvious choice to me, and the numbers agree; polls consistently rank candies and sweets as the […]
There are so very many egg dishes to make for breakfast, or even dinner, that it’s sometimes hard to choose! Do I want a crust, or a crustless dish? Which meat am I in the mood for: bacon, ham, sausage? There’s even a choice of vegetables, but usually I go with what I have in […]
Pâtisserie can be healthier and delicious! There’s a trend towards superfoods and clean living but why not compromise and have desserts with both healthy and ‘decadent’ ingredients? We’ll whip up a genoise sponge with flour, ground almonds, cornflour and xylitol (a birch sugar substitute) then soak it with maple syrup and kirsch cherry liqueur. The gluten-free, sugar-free and dairy-free vanilla crème pâtissière is made with oat or almond milk and combined with natural greek-style yoghurt and gelatine for a deliciously light creamy filling. The Italian meringue topping requires sugar but it’s a lovely layer browned with a blowtorch or dusted with a little gold powder and decorative sprinkles. Then there’s the surprise strawberry treasure trove inside. Fraises is French for strawberries and they’re definitely the hero in this healthier Fraisier. Hip hip … ! 🙂
To construct this cake I used some techniques and the…
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Receta: galletas de mantequilla del libro Pasteles, pastas, galletas, merengues, tartas y panes dulces y salados de Caroline Bretherton
Una de las cosas más ricas y que más se disfrutan con un buen café son las galletas, y recetas hay para todos los gustos, desde integrales hasta las mas pecaminosas. A mi en las tardes de domingo muy a menudo se me antoja preparar galletitas para nuestro capuccino de la tarde. Mi esposo y yo amamos el café y tenemos varias cafeteras para preparar distintos tipos de café, pero ambos somos golosos y creemos que el café tiene que ir acompañado de algo, que mejor que sean galletas recién horneadas que preparaste en casa.
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Hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving weekend! 🙂 While many of you probably dined on delicious turkey (I’m guilty; we ate a delicious smoked paprika seasoned turkey), I wanted to try making something new for Thanksgiving. My boyfriend and I searched up different recipes and found a rather simple mini garlic monkey bread recipe and spinach artichoke dip stuffed garlic bread recipe from Buzzfeed. I’ll save the stuffed bread for another post at a later date.
Adapted from Chungah’s blog, Damn Delicious, when I saw this recipe it looked super simple that I HAD to try it out for Thanksgiving. My love for garlic breadsticks from any and all restaurants was pushing me to try it out!!
As you can see, the ingredients are super simple:
- italian seasoning
- parmesan cheese
- crescent rolls
- (not pictured) salt
I don’t really like following recipes to a T, so as you can see…
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Tony and I were lounging at home and I said “I want chocolate!” I jumped up and ran downstairs to see what I could find in our kitchen. I found a bag of organic, 60% cacao dark chocolate chips from the farmer’s market, and about a handful of raw almonds that I had leftover from a trail mix I put together for our most recent hike. I grabbed the jar of organic peanut butter (smooth) and Mediterranean sea salt, and that was all I needed to mix a sweet-tooth fix.
I put on a record and started playing in the kitchen. I was feeling whimsical and didn’t measure out any of the ingredients; I just sort of followed my instinct. If I had to guess, I’d say I used about:
8 oz. of organic cacao dark chocolate chips
4 ½ tbsp. of organic peanut butter
6 pinches of sea salt
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