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Sweet Saturday – Soda Bread

Sweet Saturday – Soda Bread

Soda bread is so easy to make and nice with some (salted) butter, honey or cheese. I learned about it and bought it often when I lived in Ireland. It takes less than 40 minutes including baking.Ingredients:450gr of plain flour1 teaspoon of soda...

Sweet Saturday – Rhubarb and Custard tart

Sweet Saturday – Rhubarb and Custard tart

Finally I have another sweet Saturday recipe for you. As hubby and myself are trying to eat less and so loose some weight, we have been staying away from desserts. But it's our holiday, so we're skipping our rules. I made a rhubarb and custart...

Dutch Plums

Dutch Plums

My brother has an orchard and is one of the top 10 plum growers in the Netherlands. Last week they started picking the first plums of this years harvest.This year he will be one of the selected sellers by GIJS, they select the best...

Sweet Saturday – Macarons

Sweet Saturday – Macarons

Today another easy recipe for some gorgeous biscuits. I like the chewiness of these biscuits. Here the recipe is with ground almonds, but I think you can use cocos or another ground nut just as well.Macarons 250 gr ground almonds240 gr icing sugar35 gr flour4 egg...

Sweet Saturday – Sweet Potatoe Pudding

Sweet Saturday – Sweet Potatoe Pudding

After the last Sweet Saturday recipe I was left with 5 egg yolks as I only needed whites to make the meringue. On searching what to do with those I found this lovely site: how to use up egg yolks and as they say: "If life hands you egg yolks, you can't...

Sweet Saturday – Pavlova

Sweet Saturday – Pavlova

I'm a sucker for meringues but don't have them as much as I used too. When I lived in Ireland  I would go to the local bakery to have my lunch and 99 out of a 100 times it would be a brown sandwich with tuna and corn followed by a meringue. Well 2 meringues stuck...

Sweet Saturday – Bread Pudding

Sweet Saturday – Bread Pudding

Do you have bread left over or do you have chickens to feed it too? I keep ours and take it my parents for the chickens. But now I had so much I thought I might use some of it to make a fairly traditional Belgium dish: bread pudding. I made my own variation, the basic...

Sweet Saturday – Baked Mango cheesecake

Sweet Saturday – Baked Mango cheesecake

First of all very best wishes to all of you for 2011, enjoy every minute of it in good health, good company and good humour.Here a recipe for baked mango cheesecake. I love the baked ones much better than the none baked ones. I made it the day before,...