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Stunning Chocolate Cake

Stunning Chocolate Cake

I prepared this chocolate cake less than 24 hours after seeing its recipe. I photographed it and sent to my children and my daughter answered me: “Stunning!” Yes, it is stunning. It is gluttonous, inviting, comforting and all those adjectives we use to name chocolate […]

Almond Meringue Recipe – I Did It!

Almond Meringue Recipe – I Did It!

I was trying to prepare a meringue recipe with no success. Since I ate a wonderful almond meringue in a restaurant, I’ve been trying to replicate it, as the chef keeps his recipe as a secret. Well, after some unsuccessful meringues that came out chewy, […]

Portuguese Custard Tarts …To Die For

Portuguese Custard Tarts …To Die For

I ate Portuguese custard tarts each time I’ve been to Portugal. It is mandatory. You just can’t visit Portugal without eating (many of) them. I packed and brought them home but, since a couple of weeks ago I had never tried to prepare them at […]

Easy & Light Donut Recipe

Easy & Light Donut Recipe

Here you have an easy and healthy donut recipe. I tried it because I was curious about, and I loved it. It is light and it is healthy because it is baked instead of fried, and prepared with brown sugar, ricotta cheese and whole wheat […]

Fruit Popsicles, 33 Calories, Perfect For Summer Hot Days

Fruit Popsicles, 33 Calories, Perfect For Summer Hot Days

I used to eat fruit popsicles, but nothing close to these. Today I ate three of them. Yes, I didn’t make a typo, I ate three of these popsicles. I’ve been thinking like “why hadn’t I discovered them before?” I admit that other than the […]

A Delicious Cherry Crumble Recipe

A Delicious Cherry Crumble Recipe

I prepared this cherry crumble today, as I decided to cook and bake something extra as my sister and my father are coming to visit me for my birthday in August. I prepared, cut and tried it before shooting the photos. If I didn’t like […]

An easy oat & strawberry recipe

An easy oat & strawberry recipe

This strawberry recipe is a good idea for a healthy snack and I do love rolled oats. I know they are healthy and it only increases my attraction to recipes prepared with them. And strawberries… well, it’s difficult to find a way I don’t like […]

An Easy-Easy & Delicious Chocolate And Banana Recipe

An Easy-Easy & Delicious Chocolate And Banana Recipe

I wasn’t looking for a banana recipe, but when I put my eyes on this treat I couldn’t avoid doing it quite immediately. It’s so simple to prepare and gives back such an inviting, tasty and original dessert (or snack). It’s kid-friendly, it can be […]

My Sister’s Chocolate Mud Cake Recipe

My Sister’s Chocolate Mud Cake Recipe

I admit I didn’t know what a chocolate mud cake was until my sister asked me why I hadn’t tried it yet. You may be thinking that I am interviewing the whole family these days for family recipes. Well, I am not, it’s just a […]

An Exquisite Brittle With Pistachio Recipe

An Exquisite Brittle With Pistachio Recipe

As soon as I saw this brittle with pistachio recipe I ran to the kitchen to prepare it. I love beautiful food and, especially, when it is simple and quick to prepare. Pistachio is a delicacy by itself, and served as a brittle is just… […]



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