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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” by much loved Paul Hollywood was very much a useful source. I adjusted the recipe ...

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 widely known to ancient Greeks and Indians as it is packed with proteins, vitamins, calcium ...

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 100% royal! Another cup of tea, Sir? Prep time:Cooking time:Makes approx.: 20 minutes + cooling15 minutes12 balls Ingredients:  3 Medium Size Eggs 90g ...

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 sure you will be just fine following this easy and quick recipe. This is a ...

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 decorate these biscuits with royal icing. Children’s favourite these could also work perfectly as Christmas ...

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 part – it is actually not that hard to make. I am really grateful to have ...