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Small Palmiers, Who Resists?

Small Palmiers, Who Resists?

Palmiers reminds me my grandmother. She had fixed things she liked and each time she went out with my father (they usually go out for shopping on Saturday afternoons), she bought these same things. Once she noticed I liked canned peaches…so there was always a […]

Frozen Yogurt Recipe With Fruits

Frozen Yogurt Recipe With Fruits

When I saw this frozen yogurt recipe I couldn’t resist. Because it is beautiful…and healthy. A little detail could be that I do not like yogurt…but I thought about preparing it to my daughter who loves it, especially with granola and fresh fruits. I prepared […]

Tasty Coconut Popsicles For Summer Days

Tasty Coconut Popsicles For Summer Days

When I found this coconut popsicles I decided I’d prepare them for my daughter’s return from China, where she stayed for 3 1/2 months with her university. So I did. Yesterday afternoon I prepared them and she arrived yesterday evening. Today I asked her if […]

The Best Ricotta Cheesecake For Me

The Best Ricotta Cheesecake For Me

This ricotta cheesecake conquered me. Cheesecakes are pretty common also here in Italy. I have tried some, prepared another recipes, but none had captured me. Since I have found this ricotta cheesecake. THIS is the one. I have found it on the great blog Alexandra’s Kitchen, […]

Lovely Dried Pineapple Flowers

Lovely Dried Pineapple Flowers

I had never seen these dried pineapple flowers since a couple of weeks ago. Guess what? I fell in love with them. I am Brazilian and so I am pretty confident with this fruit, so confident that often I don’t like the ones that are sold here […]

Intense Lemon Pie

Intense Lemon Pie

I decided to try this lemon pie to celebrate my first harvest of lemons (of a small lemon plant in a vase). Some time ago I saw lemon plants on the window sills of a building and fell in love with them. Later I bought […]

Light Strawberry Trifle

Light Strawberry Trifle

I invented this strawberry trifle about an hourt ago. Just time to take a couple of photos and devore it, and I am already posting this super easy recipe. Why? Because I imagine there may be any of you sat there, surfing on the net […]

Enchanting Apple Rose Tart

Enchanting Apple Rose Tart

I fell in love with this enchanting apple rose tart recipe. It is so lovely that I couldn’t wait much until trying it. This apple tart recipe has many advantages: other than having a few ingredients, it is pretty easy to prepare, can be a […]

Napoleons pastries … who resists?

Napoleons pastries … who resists?

I wasn’t such a fan of napoleons pastries since the day before yesterday. I remember when I was a child and my parents were still together that my father used to buy napoleaons for my mother in a cute pastry shop in Ipanema, called Achille’s. […]

15 minutes coconut truffle recipe!

15 minutes coconut truffle recipe!

I was really curious about this coconut truffle recipe. No baking…15 minutes ready??? And it is true! They are so tasty, so good, so easy! It is perfect to present someone when you’re invited to dinner, it’s perfect for any occasion as you really need […]



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