Christmas gingerbread cake

What would Christmas be without gingerbread cake? This is a luxurious version with home-made plum marmalade, marzipan and chocolate ganache. Unlike many other versions, this cake does not have to mature for weeks, so you can make it at the last minute. One rainy afternoon is enough. Cake200 g butter150 g honey15 g gingerbread spice15…

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Belgian waffles

These waffles are light and crisp, and because they are made with baking powder and not yeast, they are ready in no time. Which makes them perfect for breakfast or whenever you have unexpected guests. Or expected, for that matter. 130 g butter 150 g wheat flour 110 g potato flour 1 tsp baking powder…

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Red smoothie bowl

I feel a bit silly posting a recipe for a smoothie. After all, you make a smoothie by blending whatever fruits or vegetables you happen to like and have. There are no rules. A smoothie recipe is just an inspiration. And so most of the ingredients listed below are optional, also the amount may vary.…

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Plum cake

I am getting quite fond of my sleepless nights. I get to do so many things. For example, I started playing piano again. And before you feel sorry for my neighbours, I’ve got an electric piano. Long, sleepless nights are also perfect when you’re baking yeast cakes. They don’t like hurry. So brace yourself for…

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Hijiki teriyaki

R. recommended to me a Japanese show on Netflix called Japanese Style Originator. It happens to be mostly about food, although not exclusively. I was hooked already after the first episode on tempura. And so I started to dig more into Japanese cooking, found a store with imported foods from Japan, bought some cooking books…

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Gaufres liƩgeoises

And there it is, my old friend – sleeplessness. I can’t sleep again. It takes me hours to fall into a shallow slumber and I wake up with the sunrise. Going to the office early would probably be appreciated, but it’s even more appreciated, if I come late but with freshly baked goodies. Belgian Liege…

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