Category: Cakes, Cookies & Co

Kaneelbullar on a winter afternoon

February generally marks the beginning of my impatience with winter. The fact that winter over here started damn late, like in late December, does not make it easier. The cosy winding down, feels not cosy at all anymore! I’m ready for action, totally fed up…

Pistacio cake and tangerine confit

A rather delicious dessert, one I’m really proud of. It’s a combination of different recipes and ideas. The tangerine confit has already been featured here before but in combination with the pistachio cake it reaches a whole new level.   For the cake you’ll need:…

Le Pave Faubourg

I have been trying this for the second time – le pave faubourg de pierre hermĂ©. I’m still not pleased with the way it looks but we all love the way it tastes! A layered cake filled with a chocolate and caramel ganache and marinated…

Truffes

Now here comes a very secretrecipe 😉 Already when I was a child I loved to cook and bake and I had a very sweet tooth ! Ok maybe I still have . One of the very popular christmas presents I used to make for…

Summer Garden Tart

For weeks I have been thinking for a good way to use my garden berries. Beside the red currant I have a japanese raspberry bush and they are somewhat special. They look slightly different, they don’t have XX the skin our raspberries have. They also…

Cookieboy

Nina from toujours toi pointed this out to. cookieboy is a japanese “boy” who makes the most stunning cookies, go see for yourself – pure art! cookieboy.boy.jp/works/index.html

Witches Birthday Feast

Last weekend was our sons Birthday party. He wanted it to be a witches party. We made some really fun things like a very scary witches cave in our cellar and we cooked  some serious magic potion with our witches. Kids party means chocolate cake…

Little chocolate cakes

My son and I, we do a lot of baking. He’s a fuzzy eater and I hope helping in the kitchen will open his mind and his taste buds. These little chocolate cakes are cute and easy to make. He loved everything about them, so…

Macarons

Last winter I decided that I want to make my own macarons. This may sound stupid since we have sprĂŒngli in Bern and zĂŒrich and now we even have LadurĂ©e in zĂŒrich. But the idea to be able to make my own little colorful macarons…