easy butter rum cake

A few weeks ago I made this cake for my colleagues. It disappeared before I had the chance to taste it myself. So this is the 2nd version. You can make it with different kinds of aromatics, also vanilla or almonds. Ingredients: 350 gram flour 10 gram baking powder 250 gram sugar 250 gram butter…

filled persimmon

Until a few weeks ago, I thought kaki was just a color. It still is, but it is also a fruit. In English it is better known as persimmon. It is a tropical Asian food that is grown in the mountains of Japan, China, Himalaya, … For more information I refer to Wikipedia. It is…

easy apple cake

I wanted to bake some cakes Today. This one seems to have a lot of potential to become a classic. I was surfing for an interesting apple cake recipes, and decided to make one from baketotheroots. Ingredients: 250 gram butter 200 gram sugar 5 eggs 1 dose vanilla-butter aroma 220 gram flour 100 gram starch…

Mango lassi with saffron and cardamom

Some time ago I made a mango-coconut cream, and someone asked me whether I could also give a recipe for mango lassi. A very good idea, and just as the malai kofta, it is one of the first things I enjoy when I go to Kathmandu. Normally this is the season for me to be…

Papaya coconut parfait

After the avocado and the mango, it is now time for the papaya to figurate in an easy and surprising recipe that wil delight your guests. Ingredients: 1 papaya 1 banana 200 ml coconut milk 150 ml yoghurt 2 tablespoons fluid honey Method: peel the banana and the papaya and cut them roughly. Put all…

mango coconut milk cream

Some time ago I made an avocado-kiwi-cocoa smoothie. This is a second option in the series of healthy, easy and surprising desserts. Ingredients (4 portions): 1 mango 200 ml coconut milk 4 tablespoons of sugar 1 tablespoon of lemon juice Optionally you can add cayenne pepper for a more spicy variation, or cinnamon for a…

avocado kiwi cocoa smoothie

Cocoa is always associated with sweet and unhealthy recipes causing a fat belly and bad teeth. But there is a different solution, in the form of a smoothie with for example avocado and kiwi. Ingredients: 1 avocado 2 kiwi 3 cups of milk (can be almond or vanilla milk) 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder some…

gin-tonic cake

Gin is quite popular at the moment. But if you want a different taste of gin, this might be an option. It is a bit of work, but the taste is worth it. The inspiration comes from BBC good food. Ingredients: for the cake: 250 gram butter 325 gram brown sugar (200 gram for the…

Pistachio chocolate banana sushi

Looking for a different dessert, with few ingredients, easy to make and not too time consuming? This one has three ingredients and 15 minutes of work if you are not too fast. Ingredients: 1 banana 50 grams of dark chocolate a handful of pistachios   Method: Melt the chocolate. Chop the pistachios. Peel the banana….

blueberry almond cake

For the easter menu, I was responsible for the dessert.  Of course I had to make the melting pot of chocolate and baileys 🙂 Additionally I made a more healthy alternative with less calories, a blueberry almond cake after a recipe of Pascale Naessens. Ingredients: 50 gram butter 200 gram blueberries 100 gram almond powder…

pumpkin roll

On my search to a new and surprising recipe with pumpkin I found this roll cake.  This was especially interesting for me, as this kind of cakes is in fact a speciality of my mother. Ingredients: 3 large eggs 60 grams of pumpkin, finely chopped 60 grams of pecans, finely chopped 60 gram flour 120…

buttermilk-cinnamon mini muffins

I found this recipe on another WP-blog, and the combination of muffins with buttermilk was surprising enough for me to start working with. Converting the quantities of the ingredients to gram and liter is always a bit adventurous, but I think I managed 🙂 Ingredients for 24 mini muffins 125 gr all purpose flour 100…