Luxurious Chocolate Bars

Seeking some inspiration for a birthday of your little one? Try out my new Luxurious Chocolate Bars, you cannot go wrong with them. To be perfectly honest, I made them this year for my boyfriend’s birthday and they vanished from … Continued

Chetna’s Mango, Cardamom and Coconut Cake

When I think about the great chef Chetna Makan, the first thing that goes through my head is mango and curry. She loves this sweet exotic fruit just as much as my family does. Therefore, I just cannot withdraw her … Continued

Russian Black Tea Cake

Why is the black tea called Russian? Perhaps Russians drink a lot of black tea? Or it is because since I’ve known it from my childhood hiking adventures, it’s been served with a shot of rum. That sounds more Russian … Continued

The Best Chocolate Cake Ever

The Best Chocolate Cake Ever, seriously. Inspired by my favourite Chetna Makan’s Recipe. To be honest, you cannot go wrong with any of her cake recipes. I made many cakes of hers and I truly love them all. This chocolate … Continued

Homemade Mille-feuille Strawberry Cake

Today, I consider myself a grown-up. I am so proud that finally, after all those years, I made my very 1st homemade all butter puff pastry. Let me tell you, it’s totally worth it! Give it some love, store in … Continued

Oreo Ferdy Ant Cake

Aren’t you fed up of new chocolate cake recipes? NO. And why anyway? Today I will present you the Ferdy Ant Cake. In my family, It is almost impossible to avoid chocolate. My dad, as the top chocolate critic, and … Continued

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

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

Crunchy Smoked Ham with Curry Dip

While I was preparing for my winter annual cabbage soup, I treated myself to a good piece of a smoked ham. Therefore, I started to run recipes through my head, how could I bring this beauty into the next level. … Continued

Austrian Dumpling Casserole

Honoring my recent homeland, let me provide you one of the top meals what local cuisine has to offer. A large speck bread dumpling, accompanied with my hero – sauerkraut, smoked meat, full-flavoured raclette cheese and cream. Austrian Dumpling Casserole … Continued