Category Archives: Desserts & Sweets

Gooseberry Jam

Sweet and sour jam with little bit of cherry flavor.  Gooseberry has a lot of natural pectin so you don't need to add more pectin to the jam. If you want to get a jam with almost whole berries, then pierce each berry with a needle before cooking. Don't add more water than specified in the recipe, gooseberry's are very...
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Blackcurrant Jam

Very healthy and fragrant jam that is sweet and sour. Like gooseberry, blackcurrant berries have enough pectin itself so you don't need to add more pectin. Jam can be stored for 6 months to a year in a cool dark place. You can add the blackcurrant jam to tea, ice cream, pancakes or in different pastries....
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Kumquat Syrup with Herbs

Fragrant flavored sweet-sour syrup. This syrup is nice to add to different drinks, both alcoholic and non, sour taste of kumquat pleasantly cool especially in hot summer weather. You can add the syrup in your tea, spread it on bread, served with spicy meat or use it in a milkshake or served with ice cream....
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Baklava

Here is my way version of baklava, one of my favorite sweet, rich pastry recipes. Baklava is usually served at room temperature, often garnished with ground nuts. After baking, baklava can stay for a few days, if, of course, you will not eat it faster :)...
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Mini Berry Pies

Tasty dough with a nice sweet and sour berry stuffing. For the filling you can use not only fresh or frozen berries, but also a different fruits or jam depending on your taste. I really liked the filling of fig jam. Chill the dough in the refrigerator for at least an hour. I used a special mini pie mold...
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Crêpes

Crêpes are thin pancakes, cooked with milk and without yeast that are especially popular in France. Dough for crêpes must rest 6 hours or more, so prepare the batter in the morning or if you are planning to make them for breakfast, prepare the batter in the evening and leave in the refrigerator overnight. Usually I make a cake...
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