Quick and Easy Sprinkled Cake with Grated apples.

Interesting recipe alert. I was looking through an old cook book that my mom had for more than 30 years and came across an interesting recipe for layered cake with grated apples. In the book this cake is called Hungarian Cake, I tried to find a similar recipe online, to figure out whether it’s authentic…

Parisian flan.

It’s time to travel to Paris. I wish it was a real journey though, but that hopefully will happen one day in future , but for now, I’ll be travelling to Paris with this Parisian flan. Parisian flan or classic French custard pie is found in many bakeries in Paris, it is loved by many…

Orange and cranberry bread

I have a confession to make- I have eaten so many sweets during these past few weeks, it’s unbelievable! I was ready to eat sweets nonstop , then have more sweets on top of that, and then some for dessert.Good thing – sweets weren’t my main course, bad thing – my pants shrunk a little,…

Happy New Year

Happy New Year my friends! 🥰🥂🍾🎄❤️🌟🎊I hope this next year will bring all of us more joy, happiness, good health and especially more cheer, and I hope we will be able to meet and hug our far away loved ones soon enough. I know this year was difficult for all, and perhaps very challenging for…

Vanilla crepe

Breakfasts are very important in our house. Our boys usually wake up very hungry, and love eating their breakfast pretty much within half an hour after they wake up, otherwise everyone gets kinda grumpy. So breakfasts are a huge thing in our house, having said that, variety is not a huge thing at all. Boys…

Rogaliki with sweet poppyseed filling

I have to explain right away what Rogaliki is, as many of you I’m sure aren’t familiar with this name at all. The name rogalik comes from the Russian word that means “horn”and so this pastry was named like this because of its crescent shape which looks like horns. Many people consider that Rogaliki are Soviet croissants,…

Napoleon cake

Napoleon cake aka mille-feuille or custard slice. The cake was originally called mille-feuille- which translates as “thousand layers” from French. It was brought to Russia in the early 19th century and ever since it became one of the most baked and beloved cakes in Russia, and major part of Eastern Europe. This cake features individually baked…

Winter Pavlova with candied cranberries

She is temperamental and can be unstable, she is fragile and delicate but she is exquisite, she is elegant and graceful, she is beautiful, she is Pavlova.Pavlova is hands down one of the best desserts that I’ve eaten. A crispy delicate outside and soft, cloudy texture inside. Biting into it feels heavenly good, it is…

Vintage wooden box with Christmas ornaments

One of the things that I absolutely enjoy doing around Christmas time is decorating the Christmas tree. This is something that me and the boys anticipate doing. We love taking the boxes out of the storage , we love going through each ornament, carefully picking which one would go on a tree this year. We…

Mom’s easy old fashioned crumb cake

Many times in my previous posts I was talking about my mom’s baking. I guess many would agree that mom’s cooking is the best in the whole world, right? I am totally convinced that my mom is the BEST. I am and always was a huge fan of my mom’s cooking. She truly is amazing…