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…

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…

Happy birthday Eddie! Robot cake

This post is dedicated to my oldest son Eddie who turned 8 on Sunday.He is smart and goofy, he has a biggest heart and loves the whole world. His main goal is to make everyone laugh. Eddie wants to become a scientist and create some incredible machines that would help people tremendously. He loves good…

Island/Ocean cake

Have you heard of this trendy cake called an Island or Ocean cake?  I started seeing it during summer time , and I was totally blown away by the amazing idea and the fabulous realistic look of this cake. What it is – is a cake that is partially covered in jelly that makes it…

Happy Birthday Eric!

And just like that my younger boy is 6! He is a goofy, sweet and very smart little cookie. He loves being independent but at the same time he shows lots of affection, his family means a world to him.He dreams of becoming an astronaut, but is worried about being uncomfortable in the washroom at…

Happy Halloween

For years for Halloween I’ve been making around 50 homemade treats so my boys could share them with their classmates. Since this year is different and there’s no edible treat policy at our school, I’ve decided that making a cake for my boys before Halloween would cheer them up.I had a cool idea and a…

Mom’s Honey Cake or Medovik

Have you ever heard of a Russian honey cake or Medovik ? if you heard about it and even had it before- you know the this cake is absolutely hard to resist.But if you don’t have any idea what I am actually talking about here, then let me try to explain how irresistible this cake…