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Lemon and banana muffins: an illustrated recipe

Lemon and banana muffins: an illustrated recipe

Today I had an idea of illustrating all my recipes and binding them into a book. This could work, as I am a visual learner and I’ve always been amazed how much easier it is for me to remember things that I’ve seen written or […]

Easy Walnut Banana Bread Recipe

Easy Walnut Banana Bread Recipe

This is an easy and delicious recipe that’s great to employ when you want to save those forgotten, overripe bananas. What we really like about this banana bread, is how soft it is and how well it preserves for up to a week (depending on […]

How to Make Traditional Romanian Mucenici (Soft Honey Bread)

How to Make Traditional Romanian Mucenici (Soft Honey Bread)

Mucenici is a traditional holiday in Romania and Moldova on the 9th of March; it celebrates spring and the new spring brings. The legend says that the Martyrs (The Mucenici) were soldiers drowned by the roman emperor Licinius and that the 8 shape symbolises the […]

Final Pie Breakdown

Final Pie Breakdown

Everybody loves pie. Pie is comforting, sweet and pretty. According to a survey and infographic by Coupon Cabin, the top 3 most popular pies are: Apple Pie, Strawberry Pie and Pumpkin Pie, followed by Cherry, Lemon Meringue and Pecan Pie. Mmm… pie…

Soft Top Apple Pie Recipe

I found this beautiful perfumed green apples the other day and I bought more than I needed. Everyone in the house thought “apple pie” the moment they saw them on the counter; so I obliged. I wanted to do something new though so I tried […]

Did you know you can whiten your teeth with strawberries?

Did you know you can whiten your teeth with strawberries?

Strawberries contain malic acid, a strong fruit acid that can remove stains and whiten your teeth. One recipe says mash a strawberry to pulp and add a teaspoon of baking soda. Mix well and apply it on your teeth for 5 minutes. The acids in […]

Emilie Griottes: The Ultimate Eye (and Tummy) Candy

Emilie Griottes: The Ultimate Eye (and Tummy) Candy

“She wrote back!” I almost shouted to my fellow foodie Anna this morning over coffee. You see, a few weeks ago I had discovered the brilliant and talented Emilie Griottes, her Pantone tarts, her sugar snowed meringues and flavoured butters. Emilie Griottes is a 26 year old […]

Tingly Lemon Tart from Sweet Paul

Have you ever tasted a new dish and discovered your absolutely loved a combination of things that you would have never thought of putting together in the same pot before? It happened to me with coconut and sweet potato, with bacon and chocolate and strawberry marmalade with […]

Light and Healthy 20 Minutes No Bake Cheesecake

The Official Flag of the Holy Republic of Saturday, this is what this super quick cheesecake should be called. This is a quick to make, delicious and healthy desert. No baking required.