Pineapple upside-down cake
10.08.20

Pineapple upside-down cake

The famous, old-fashioned American classic – “pineapple upside-down cake”. I think that if I spent my childhood in the USA, this cake would definitely have been my favourite dessert :-). The pineapple rings are placed on the bottom of the baking tin

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Easy pear cake
10.08.20

Easy pear cake

A simple and easy-to-follow recipe for a pear cake. Even though it uses a lot of pears, you will be surprised with how small the cake comes out ;-). The cake is moist and so easy and quick to make. Perfect for a light dessert. If you’d prefer, you can add a hint

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Polish pumpkin and apple racuchy
09.08.20

Polish pumpkin and apple racuchy

The best pumpkin and apple racuchy! You can call them also polish – style pancakes. An addition of the yeast in this recipe creates a super thick and fluffy pancakes. No eggs are added to the recipe because I didn’t feel that they were needed – the pumpkin puree tastes

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Curd cheese pancakes
09.08.20

Curd cheese pancakes

Delicate curd cheese pancakes. They get their fluffiness from the beaten egg whites. The taste is very similar to a Japanese cheesecake, but pancakes are, of course, much faster to make ;-). They are like small, soft cheese clouds. I served them with sour cream

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Cream cheese courgette muffins
31.07.20

Cream cheese courgette muffins

Soft and tasty muffins made from courgette and stuffed with a cream cheese (or curd cheese). It’s such a good combination of flavours! With a slight hint of cinnamon and finished off with a sugar crunch on top. The muffins are very moist and stay fresh for

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Polish raspberry kołaczki
29.07.20

Polish raspberry kołaczki

This is a recipe for traditional cheese cookies called Kołaczki. I’ve known of them before from other cultures but even though they’re Polish, I’m not actually certain of their origin. We just call them Kołaczki. It is a simple cookie pastry made from flour, butter

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Almond redcurrant cake with crumble
29.07.20

Almond redcurrant cake with crumble

A recipe for tasty almond redcurrant cake. The redcurrants add a slight sour taste to the dessert. Topped off with crumble and a dusting of icing sugar – the perfect cake for the summer!

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Blackcurrant crumble cake
28.07.20

Blackcurrant crumble cake

A delicate, soft and wonderful cake with blackcurrants and a lot of crumble. The cake is very refreshing and stays fresh for a long time. Sadly, the blackcurrant season is so short…

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Lemon cream brandy snap baskets with fruit
28.07.20

Lemon cream brandy snap baskets with fruit

Summer this year really surprised me. Just when I started to warm to the British weather. I love the subtle English summers, slightly colder in the mornings and evenings. I only like really hot weather when I’m on holiday abroad… The temperatures here for the past

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Polish sweet buns with blueberries (jagodzianki)
28.07.20

Polish sweet buns with blueberries (jagodzianki)

Summer isn’t complete without this buns. This is probably one of my most favourite recipe for sweet polish jagodzianki. Of course, they would be perfect with wild blueberries, but I had to settle for shop-bought blueberries… It didn’t take a long time to look for

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Upside-down sour cherry cake
18.07.20

Upside-down sour cherry cake

A quick and easy sour cherry cake – exactly how we like it! Although it’s quite hard to find fresh sour cherries in England, I normally just buy them frozen. Trust me, they’re equally as good. The best part of an upside down cake is that you don’t have to worry

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Confetti cupcakes
18.07.20

Confetti cupcakes

Simple and delicious confetti cupcakes. Perfect for kids’ parties of any ages. It is a basic cupcake batter with rainbow sugar sprinkles added to it. The cupcakes are finished off with mascarpone cream and sprinkled with confetti sprinkle. So yummy and

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Strawberry and pistachio tart
17.07.20

Strawberry and pistachio tart

A great way to end off the strawberry season. I knew beforehand that the combination of strawberries and pistachios was going to be good, but I didn’t expect it to be so tasty! The base of the tart is made from shortcrust pastry filled with the best

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Cherry and butter muffins
06.07.20

Cherry and butter muffins

The best buttery muffins with cherries. They’re delicious with a beautiful hint of vanilla and so easy to make. Buttery and moist with a soft and cakey consistency and prepared with basic ingredients!

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Flourless chocolate lime cake
02.07.20

Flourless chocolate lime cake

A flourless chocolate cake with a hint of lime. Served with margarita cream, which adds a little bit of freshness to the dessert. It’s such a tasty chocolate cake – you can’t pull yourself away from it ;). If you’d prefer this recipe to be non-alcoholic

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Matcha green tea truffles
02.07.20

Matcha green tea truffles

Truffles with a surprising green inside, made from the Japanese ingredient matcha tea. Matcha, in the form of a green powder, is quite efficient and gives desserts a strong aroma, which is why only 1 teaspoon will give the truffles enough flavour.

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Vanilla and cocoa bears with Nutella
02.07.20

Vanilla and cocoa bears with Nutella

If you want more recipes for children, you don’t have to persuade me anymore ;-). I went out and bought bear shaped molds to use for this recipe. I used a simple cupcake recipe. The teddy bears grow evenly in the molds, they have a delicate texture and soft

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Lady Grey butter cookies
02.07.20

Lady Grey butter cookies

Such tasty cookies with a strong butter flavour and a hint of orange. Great for an afternoon tea snack. Lady Grey is my favourite tea, but you can replace it with any Earl Grey if you’d like. The easiest way to grind the tea leaves is in a coffee grinder.

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