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Classic Chocolate Truffles

Classic Chocolate Truffles

  What is it about a sphere of chocolate that is so alluring, seductive, enticing! I am speaking about the good old chocolate truffle and it’s captivating charm. Is it the fact that it is made from chocolate? That would be reason enough for me to be,(ahem!) hooked to it. Or is it that it […]

Bienenstich Kuchen - Bee Sting Cake

Bienenstich Kuchen – Bee Sting Cake

“The measuring and mixing always smoothed out her thinking processes – nothing was as calming as creaming butter – and when the kitchen was warm from the oven overheating and the smell of baking chocolate, she took final stock of where she’d been and where she was going. Everything was fine.”
― Jennifer Crusie, Maybe This Time

Bean and Quinoa Chilli

Bean and Quinoa Chilli

  “When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not yet ready. The challenge will not wait.” Paulo Coelho It has been a long pause […]

Kanel Snegle/ Kanelbullar (Swedish Cinnamon Snails/ Rolls - # We Knead to Bake 11

Kanel Snegle/ Kanelbullar (Swedish Cinnamon Snails/ Rolls – # We Knead to Bake 11

  So another confession. I have never eaten a cinnamon roll. Yes! One more confession and one that I am not even ashamed to admit. I mean no disrespect to the American Cinnamon roll, but I just am not someone who can take in that much of sticky sweetness and then endure all that sweetness. […]