Sweets Archives - Culinary Talks

Traditional Chimney Cake

I come from Slovakia and no matter how many countries produce this beautiful sweet treat, Traditional Chimney Cake originates in Skalica – a small town near the Czech borders in the North-West of Slovakia. I am talking about the real … Continued

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 Coffee Cake with Raisins

When our Dutch-Slovak family has gathered for the 1st time, I remember all the nice treats that were brought to us. This is more of a content to write a long post about the diversity of the Dutch spectacular cuisine. … Continued

Pecan and Quince Cheesecake with Cream Cheese Frosting

My new addition to The Birthday Tarts is Pecan and Quince Cheesecake. I was gifted with a beautiful homemade jar of quince compote. The second I saw it, I knew I needed to create something that will make it a … Continued

Easy Vanilla Cookie Slice

This slice has a significant importance to me. I prepared it during the first Christmas Season when I met my boyfriend. It is incredibly easy slice to make, basically made of 2 layers of puff-pastry dough, 2 layers of cookies, … Continued

Chocolate Love Tart with Cranberries and Truffles

I think today is the day for a real chocolate treat. Few layers of a humble chocolate cake, filled with chocolate Mascarpone filling, not to exclude my homemade cranberry marmalade. All this beauty is topped up with more melted chocolate, … Continued

Chocolate Mini Fritters with Hazelnut Croquant

Who wouldn’t love them. I often treat myself to a croissant filled with nuts and nougat. Therefore, I decided to bring up my favourite flavour, right in the Carnival Season – Chocolate Mini Fritters with Hazelnut Croquant. I have already … Continued

Smooth Ricotta Pancakes with Red Berries and Homemade Peanut Butter

Happy Valentine’s Day to everyone. I know many people do not like this commercial holiday, but I do. It doesn’t have to relate to a romantic love only. Love is the most important thing in my life, and that’s why … Continued

Fudgy Coffee Cake Slice

In this very recipe I wanted to connect 2 of the things my boyfriend likes so much – coffee and caramel. Easy Coffee Cake Sponge has been inspired by my favourite Australian Chef Donna Hay, topped up with a scrumptious … 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

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