I cannot live in the shadow of New York’s skyscrapers and never prepare the City’s most famous dessert, right? My favourite recipe for the classic New York cheesecake has a rich and creamy vanilla topping and a very simple biscuit base. Enjoy the little taste of New York at your table.
This cake is traditionally baked in the Christian regions of Eastern Europe for Easter and is one of the typical Easter foods being blessed on Holy Saturday. The blessing of the Easter food, or the “Swieconka” is a tradition dear to the heart of every Pole. Being deeply religious, he is grateful to God for… Continue reading Babka (Yeast Cake with Raisins)
Although I was born and grew up in Poland, I have lived 13 years in Germany before I moved to the US and therefore there is simply no Christmas for me without German cookies. Each year I bake between 8 and 12 varieties. That depends on how much time I have beside household and the… Continue reading It smells delicious after cinnamon and vanilla
A few days ago my oldest daughter came into the kitchen and said, “Mum , I want to bake a cake . “ I did not feel like baking at all, but how could I refuse a 4-year this request? So I suggested that we bake the cake with the funny name. My little one had… Continue reading Zebra Cake with Icing
This mango cream can be very well prepared in advance: prepare the mango puree, beat the whipping cream until it is stiff and refrigerate both in separate and covered containers. Just before serving finish the cream as described below. The amount makes 4-6 servings. You can also use the cream as a topping for… Continue reading Mango cream with strawberries
Biscotti – here a classic version with cranberries and pine nuts- are italian biscuits (cookies). The word originates from the medieval Latin word “biscoctus”, meaning “twice-cooked.” It defined all oven baked goods that were baked twice, so they were very dry and could be stored for long periods of time. Such nonperishable food was particularly useful… Continue reading Cranberry-Pine nut-Biscotti
The Meringue Francaise is an easy recipe for delicious meringues (also know as baisers) and other meringue pies. Ingredients 4 egg whites 125 g feinest sugar 125 g confectioners’ sugar Instructions In a bowl beat the egg whites with a whisk until little peaks form. Under constant whisking add the sugar little by little. Beat… Continue reading Meringue Francaise