Lavender and lemon pound cake

I am having a bit of a weird obsession these days. I have this compulsion to cook with (and eat) everything that has to do with lavender. I made a honey/lavender ice cream a while back which came out great and I brought home an amazing lavender salami from a recent visit to Amsterdam which was also so, so delicious Go here to see the original: Lavender and lemon pound cake  Read More

Malva pudding – an amazing South African dessert

I have had this craving for a caramelly cake for a long time now. I guess it started about a month ago, and finally today my craving was satisfied. And malva pudding was the answer to my prayers! If you have been reading my blog for a while, you will know that I spent my January in South Africa. One evening, my friend Amy (who is South African) and I went to a local restaurant outside Cape Town for braai night. A braai is a barbeque, and we indulged... Read More

Awesome apple pie with marzipan and a hazelnutty caramel topping

A couple of weekends ago, I went to my Dad’s house in Sweden with my brother and my aunt. It was a wonderful weekend of fabulous food, wine and walks. The weather was cold and grey, and Saturday afternoon I decided to make this apple pie, that I had been wanting to make for a while. And I did not regret it; it was amazing! The cinnamony apple filling, the delicious marzipan and the crunchy caramel topping was a big hit, and I will surely be... Read More

Dense, dreamy and delicious chocolate cake

If you are looking for a recipe for a mindblowingly delicious, creamy and dense chocolate cake, you have come to the right place. It is the kind of cake that everyone likes, because what’s not to like? Nobody hates the dreamy combination of chocolate, butter and sugar. Right? This cake is so dense, it almost resembles a mousse and it really melts in your mouth. See the article here: Dense, dreamy and delicious chocolate cake  Read More

The most delicious cinnamon snails

I found this recipe for cinnamon snails (or buns as you might call them) here , where  Newyorkerbyheart calls them the best ones EVER, and I had to try them out. And she was right; they are so fluffy and gooey and buttery and everything else that is good in the world, that you have to try this recipe. Preferably today! Here’s what you need to make about 25 big snails: For the dough: 1/2 l/2,1 cups milk 125 g/4,4 oz powdered sugar 60 g/2,1... Read More

Very speedy birthday cake loaded with strawberries

Today is my 25th birthday, and that is why I invited my family over for birthday cake and buns yesterday. See the original post: Very speedy birthday cake loaded with strawberries  Read More

Quiche Lorraine

I just love quiches. They are quick, tasty and one of the easiest dinners or lunches you can pull together. Quiche Lorraine is the simplest one of them all, but that doesn’t make it any less delicious. Read more: Quiche Lorraine  Read More