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Simple (and beautiful) recipes tested by ana

Sweet Treats

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 […]

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 […]

Italian donuts, the Carnival fritters in Italy

Italian donuts, the Carnival fritters in Italy

These are the typical Italian donuts prepared here for Carnival. This is also the original recipe of my husband’s aunt Pina ( a very common name in Italy, it’s the nickname of Giuseppina that comes from Giuseppe – Josef). These donuts are tasty and easy […]

A creamy apple pie to say hello again

A creamy apple pie to say hello again

An apple pie is something that recalls home, recalls that feeling of feeling good. It reflects how I feel being back to this loved blog. I was away for job reasons and also for some trips I’ve been doing (just love travelling too), and I finally […]

Irresistible banana pancakes, no flour, no butter

Irresistible banana pancakes, no flour, no butter

These banana pancakes are irresistible. Easy, super quick to prepare and…light! They are quick to prepare and…eat! I prepared and ate them in little time ;-). I saw this recipe with just…2 ingredients in an Italian great blog Arabafelice in cucina. At first I was […]

Chocolate Brownies – A Male Sweet For Valentine

Chocolate Brownies – A Male Sweet For Valentine

Yes, I consider brownies a male sweet. I have this clear sensation. No heart shape, no cream or custards. But chocolate. Easy to eat by bites and…definitely good. I love hearts. I love them on collars, objects and, couldn’t deny, on sweets and candies chocolate […]

Strawberries and Cream Santa Claus

Strawberries and Cream Santa Claus

When I first saw these strawberries and cream Santa Claus I could quite not wait to prepare them. They’re beautiful, they’re sweet…I quite had no courage to eat them. They are those kind of Christmas treats that takes us back to our childhood’s memories, those […]

Brazilian Christmas French Toast – Rabanadas

Brazilian Christmas French Toast – Rabanadas

This Brazilian cinnamon french toast has been present in all my Christmas lunches and dinners since now. It has always been my mother’s favorite Christmas sweet and usually she is the one who prepares it. The recipe may lightly vary between different families – and it […]

A Delectable Jam Tart Recipe

A Delectable Jam Tart Recipe

This delectable jam tart recipe is definitely my favorite one. I’ve tried many recipes to reach what I want from a  jam tart and finally got it. This jam tart is extremely tasty, not too fat nor too floury. It is simply… delicious. The one […]



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