Perfect summer dessert with fresh summer berries! To make this cake, I used two 9" cake pans but if you have only one, you can use just one pan and slice the cake equally in half. For the cake layers you can use elderflower cordial or like I did, mix 5 tbsp of elderflower syrup (I bought mine at IKEA) with 1...Read more
Besides making a salad, you can instead make stuffed eggs. Just finely chop the egg yolks, anchovies and tuna, mix with mayonnaise and stuff with these egg whites. Garnish with herbs.
Kulich is a Easter bread-like cake that is traditional in the Orthodox Christian faith. Kulich is shaped like a cylinder, often prepared with raisins and decorated with powdered sugar or glaze on top. Spices like vanilla, cardamom, and nutmeg are often added. Traditionally after the Easter service, Kulich, Paskha (cottage cheese cake) and colored eggs are blessed by the priest. This...Read more
Here is my favorite and most basic recipe for tuna salad. It can be served in a bowl like a salad, spread on crackers or to make tuna salad sandwiches. The cucumber can be replaced with chopped celery or shallots. It's lunchtime comfort food, I think it's just about perfect.
We ate a similar omelete during our vacation in a French café for breakfast. It was served with fried new potatos in olive oil with herbs and a spicy tomato sauce. When I prepared this dish at home, I used goat cheese with garlic and herbs. This cheese is easy to find, I bought it at Trader Joes. If you...Read more
Great idea for the Fourth of July or a summer dinner. Instead of whipped cream you can use sour cream, just mix 1 cup sour cream with 4 tbsp of sugar, adding a little vanilla. But this cream can be is slightly runny for the next day....Read more
Another option for Madeleine cookies, this time with lavender flowers. Usually I don't make large portions of these cookies but if you have left overs, just warm them up in a microwave the next day. Or just cook half and cover the rest of the dough and leave in the refrigerator until the next day....Read more