Juicy Apple Pie with Pecan Streusel

I think I don’t need to introduce this scrumptious American classic: lightly sweetened pastry dough, filled with lots of caramelized apples – Juicy Apple Pie with Pecan Streusel. My boyfriend’s birthday classic is Dutch Appeltaart with Crème Anglaise. However, sometimes … Continued

Dutch Festive Oliebollen and Appelflappen

Hello New Year! The major part of the Dutch food, excluding the wonderful cuisines of minorities living in the Netherlands, is fast food. All the forms of this little greatness, from fish and egg to meat specials. They serve them … Continued

Sugar Buchteln

A beautiful smell of home. Buchteln, Buchty or sweet sugar rolls. Nicely risen yeast dough, served with Applemus, vanilla sauce or pears. In the countries I come from they are traditionally filled with a mixture from poppy, plum marmalade or … Continued

Smooth Pumpkin Chutney

Comparing to my Pear Chutney, this one is really versatile. It tastes good in many combinations as the taste isn’t too strong. My best combination would be with matured/stinky cheese, hard or soft. I can imagine a beautiful symbiosis with … Continued

Satisfying Ricotta Snail

Ricotta Cheese is one of my favourite Italian products. This fresh ingredient has a quite versatile culinary use in savory, as well as in sweet dishes. The cheese makes a very comforting pizza topping, pasta filling, and brings any cake … Continued

Nutty Strudel with Italian Gelato

At least once a year, promise to yourself to make a humble strudel dough. This dough isn’t too tricky. The only thing you need is time and warmness. This nutty strudel comes from a very satisfying and easy combination, inspired … Continued

Apple Schmarren

A beautiful Austrian satisfying dessert, so called “a shredded pancake” – Apple Schmarren. It is originated in the 19th century from the times of Austria-Hungary, traditionally made with plums and raisins, combined in a pancake batter. This delicacy has been … Continued

My First Strudel

Decadence of all, I present you My First Strudel. The master of desserts, originated in my home land as well, Austria-Hungary dated from the 17th century. Why it is called a strudel? The German word means a whirlpool, which obviously … Continued