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Spelt cookies

Today it's time for me to relax and try a simple recipe for spelt flake cookies. They only have 2 ingredients, but you can add extras. 2 bananas 100 gr spelt flakes Preheat the oven to 180~200°C. Mesh the bananas and add the flakes. Don't worry if the meshed banana...

Puff pastry pie with pear and almond

Ingredients: 2 ripe pears, not too ripe though Puff pastry: I use shop bought, preferable the one with real butter Almond filling: 100 gr ground almond 100 gr butter 100 gr sugar including some vanilla essence or a sachet of vanilla sugar 1 egg dash of amaretto or...

Plum Season

Plum season is here, so I thought I'd gather all my plum recipe's for you in this one blog post. Cause besides eating them just like that or making jam with them you can do a lot more with plums:Pruimenseizoen is weer gearriveerd, dus dacht ik laat ik alle...

Sweet Saturday: Bread pudding with cherries

Bread Pudding with Cherries3 eggs600 ml  milk180 gr of brown sugar1 sachet of vanilla sugarteaspoon of biscuit spices (mix of cinnamon 40%, coriander seed, caraway, nutmeg, ginger and glove) 400 gr old breadpinch of baking soda (1/2 teaspoon)120 gr cherries...

Sweet Saturday: Elderberry Flower Pancakes

Pick the elderberry flowers, about 1 per 1-2 pancakes. Shake them well.Make your pancake batter as your are usual.Now first I tried to add the complete umbels, like this:Looks nice doesn't it? The idea is to remove it carefully, the batter has to be dry by this point....

Sweet Saturday: Lemon Balm Syrup

Lemon Balm SyrupI found the recipe here, but since that site is in Dutch I'll translate it here into English.Pick some lemon balm (two hands full, make a cup with your hands and hold the leaves loosely). Rinse the lemon balm and put in a pot or glass...

Sweet Saturday: Aniseed icecream

As you might or might not know we moved house. In the house we bought we found a good as new ice cream maker, nothing fancy, but worth a try now we finally got some nice weather. I made strawberry sorbet following the recipe and...

Sweet Saturday – Rhubarb Buckle

When we move house I want to plant some rhubarb, there's a ditch at the end of the garden where it should be real happy. For now I have to buy it and that's what I did. I thought of making rhubarb crumble until I saw this coming along on pinterest:...

Sweet Saturday – Grown Up Chocolate Mousse

With my inlaws I'm rahther famous for my chocolate mousse, so I was asked to make the dessert for Christmas dinner, than I made my regular one. For new years eve, it was just hubby and me and wanted something more, so I made...