Pistachio Ricotta Spread with Honey

  This Pistachio Ricotta Spread makes a delicious appetizer. It’s so simple to make. I had never mix ricotta cheese and mascarpone before this recipe, what a great combination! When you are ready to serve, choose crackers (my favorite crackers for this recipe are buttercrisp) or small pieces of toast. With a drizzle of honey,…

Dutch Sweet Bread/Ontbijtkoek

This morning, it smells so good in my kitchen! It smells ginger and honey, wow! Thanks to Andrea from 4Pure for challenging us to make a Ductch Sweet Bread, called ontbijtkoek (literally translated breakfast cake) . We had a choice between Peperkoek Cake –(pepper cake) this spiced cake is an integral part of the breakfast table in…

How to make Chocolate Crinkles?

Chocolate Crinkles are chocolate flavored cookies covered in confectionners’ sugar. This recipe is so simple! You will need approximately 20 minutes to prepare them, 12 minutes to cook. Don’t forget to pop the dough into the fridge for 4 hours. These Chocolate Crinkles are a good idea for your kids’ snack, or for a party with friends! And for…

Paris-Brest / Daring Bakers’ November 2014 Challenge

Luisa from Rise of the Sourdough Preacher was our November 2014 Daring Baker hostess!. Luisa challenged us to make 6 small Paris-Brest. What a beautiful challenge! This French pastry was created in 1910 to commemorate the Paris-Brest bicycle race that begun in 1891. Its circular shape is representative of a wheel. I’ve never made Paris-Brest. …