Category Archives: Desserts & Sweets

Blueberry Pie

That was the most delicious pie I had ever eaten, just melts in your mouth! Not difficult to made, and does not take too much time. Best cooking with fresh berries. Blueberry can be replaced with cherries or other sweet-sour fruits or berries. You can add pectin to the filling....
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Buttermilk Blini

These blini can be served with different fillings: meat, fish, vegetables, mushroom, fruits, berries, sweet filling like jam, chocolate, whipped cream, or honey, or simply with sour cream on top.

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Cannoli

This deep fried crispy waffle tube-shaped shell, with sweet cream cheese and chocolate inside is a traditional Sicilian dessert and very popular in Italian-American cuisine.  Usually containing ricotta cheese, but you can add mascarpone cheese or whipped cottage cheese to it as well. I thought about making cannoli for a long time and finely it happened! I ordered stainless steel cannoli forms...
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‘Potato’ Cakes

These 'cakes' I've loved since childhood. My family and kids love these as well! Don't be confused, these don't contain any potatoes and are a sweet dessert instead. It's another Slavic dessert dish with many options for cooking, with the addition of biscuits, breadcrumbs or cookies. They are usually in the shape of small potato and light inside...
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Sweet Chocolate Kolbasa

A favorite recipe from my childhood, this name came from the shape and how it looks when cut into portions this dessert. Delicious sweet dessert that can be prepared in advance and kept in the freezer. Adding nuts isn't necessary if you're allergic to them (or don't like them). Great idea for Christmas! Read more

Pumpkin Buns

Light and airy buns made from pumpkins, a perfect dish for fall and also great idea for Thanksgiving! They are slightly sweet and quite easy to make from scratch, they'll look festive on your dinner table. The rolls are still good for the next day also so you can prepare in advance, just warm them up a little before...
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Strawberry Bruschetta

During strawberry season I try to make this quick and easy refreshing snack of strawberries, which is perfect for a lunchtime picnic or brunch with friends and family. Sweet strawberries with cream cheese and a pleasant tartness of balsamic, what a nice combo! Instead of goat cheese try to add mascarpone cheese or ricotta. (more…)...
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