Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

I am a fan of cinnamon, and I like to include┬áit in both sweet and savoury dishes. It is said to have a lot of health benefits, such as it being a great antioxidant. Cinnamon has also been used for thousands of years because of its medicinal properties. I guess that one of the most…

Homemade Potato Gnocchi

Potato Gnocchi is a popular classic Italian meal. It is a very simple dish, yet so many of us are hesitant to make them. They do take some time and work to prepare. However, once they are well made, I like to call them ‘Fluffy Pillows of Potato’! ­čÖé When I make them, I prefer…

Kware┼╝imal – Maltese Lenten Cookies

This recipe reminds me of home and the beautiful smells that would fill our house while baking these cookies. The orange blossom water smell also reminds me of Spring, which happens to be round the corner. ­čÖé Kware┼╝imal refers to the forty days of Lent, during which traditionally in Malta most animal products were avoided. In fact,…

Bavarian Sweet Dumplings (Dampfnudel)

Dampfnudel, as they are called in Germany, are made from a yeast dough, formed into balls and then steamed. They are often┬áserved with warm vanilla sauce and sprinkled with cinnamon powder.┬áSometimes they are also filled with a dollop of fruit jam, mostly berry┬ájam. These are mainly a winter treat┬áand can often be found in┬áfood stalls…