I don't know what it is about Christmas that makes you feel this urge to make cookies. My Facebook feed is filled with friends' declarations like "I've promised myself I'm not making any Christmas cookies this year, but oops I did it again". I'm no better. We don't need too many cookies. One tin would be … Continue reading Simple Polish gingerbread cookies
Berry meringue bars
I need to learn a lot. I'm still surprised with other people food choices. When I was baking for Great Irish Bake (more about it in Caramel Cheesecake post), I was trying to find one recipe that would be a little bit different from what I usually bake, after all it was a special occasion. It … Continue reading Berry meringue bars
It's cold and windy, the cats running around an apartment like crazy. I try to find a reason just to turn the oven on. I baked so many cookies this year that I think cookies are not an option. The reason why I actually have this dilemma is that today is a beginning of my … Continue reading Milanais cookies
Gluten-free chocolate and pear cake
I am a lucky girl. I've never been really allergic to food. I can eat whatever I want. If I try eggless, dairy-free or flourless recipes is usually because of the curiosity and need of experimenting and trying new things. Lately one of my friends found out she is gluten intolerant and I felt bad … Continue reading Gluten-free chocolate and pear cake
Strawberry tarts with almond pastry cream
Summer finally arrived into Ireland. It's gorgeous. People already complain it's too hot. You can wear shorts in the morning and you are not freezing. The weather forecast displays a high temperature warning. It's so funny if you think that in some places in the world high is much more than 27°C.