Desserts & Sweets

Scones with Berries and Clotted Cream

Scones with Berries and Clotted Cream

What could be more English than a good old scone? Can anyone imagine a cream tea without some Scones with Berries and Clotted Cream? I can’t so I had to find a perfect recipe to make them at home. “How to Bake” ...

Red Velvet Dessert with Cream Cheese and Hibiscus Jelly

Red Velvet Dessert with Cream Cheese and Hibiscus Jelly

Red velvet is probably one of my favourite cakes. I love the texture and deep colour of the sponge. I tried to find some information on how and where this cake originated but only found a couple of urban legends ...

Best Ever Easter Carrot Cake with Pineapples and Cream Cheese Frosting

Best Ever Easter Carrot Cake with Pineapples and Cream Cheese Frosting

Impress your friends with the Best Ever Easter Carrot Cake with Pineapples and Cream Cheese Frosting. Put some smiles on their faces with cute decorations and stunning presentation.  You might think it looks like a lot of work, but it is ...

White Chocolate Versailles Cake with Strawberry Cream Cheese

White Chocolate Versailles Cake with Strawberry Cream Cheese

What could be more romantic then a homemade White Chocolate Versailles Cake with Strawberry Cream Cheese? If you are looking to impress your loved ones with something special, beautifully presented yet not very complicated – this recipe is just perfect for ...

White Chocolate Marzipan Bread & Butter Pudding

White Chocolate Marzipan Bread & Butter Pudding

Bread & Butter Pudding is a wonderful British desert, which I discovered only quite recently. (shame on me) Comforting and mouth-watering this pudding is easy to make and you can add all sorts of ingredients to it – dried fruits, ...

Russian Quark Pancakes Syrniki

Russian Quark Pancakes Syrniki

Quark, cottage cheese, curd cheese – different names of the same fresh dairy product made by warming soured milk until it separates into curd and whey and then strained. For some reason people underestimate this product although it has been ...

Chocolate Almond Cake Balls

Chocolate Almond Cake Balls

Do you like cakes? Do you like sweets? Well I’ve got a perfect treat for you – Chocolate Almond Cake Balls! These velvety rich chocolate delights look like truffles and taste like cake. They would make your Afternoon Tea Party ...

Panna Cotta with Roasted Plums

Panna Cotta with Roasted Plums

Panna Cotta literally translates as “cooked cream” and is a very simple Italian desert. Easy to make it also sometimes can go a bit tricky if it doesn’t set. But don’t panic it only happened to me once and I’m ...

Christmas Biscuits Piparkukas

Christmas Biscuits Piparkukas

I am really excited to share with you a recipe of my childhood - Piparkukas.   It is a traditional Latvian Christmas biscuit similar to gingerbread. Instead of ginger we use black pepper and other festive spices like cinnamon and nutmeg and ...

Killer Chocolate Cake

Killer Chocolate Cake

This recipe has been given to me by a very dear friend of mine. He doesn’t cook or bake often but when he does this is what comes out from the oven - Triple decker chocolate heaven! And the best ...

Honey Walnut & Rosemary Ice Cream

Honey Walnut & Rosemary Ice Cream

I only met one person in my entire life who didn’t like ice cream and it was absolutely shocking to me. It’s understandable we all have our flavour preference but not to like this delightful creation… I like it so ...