Almond Matcha Cookies

Inspired by my recent blog post about our trip to Japan, I got hold of some matcha green tea powder. The smell of it and the flavour took me straight back to the streets of Kyoto, the capital of matcha tea. I decided to bake some matcha-flavoured cookies. These are not traditional cookies you will…

Gฤงadam tal-Mejtin, Maltese Almond Cookies

Gฤงadam tal-Mejtin, which literally translates to “dead menโ€™s bones”, can sound a bit creepy. But never mind the nameโ€ฆ they are absolutely delicious almond cookies. The name comes from the shape of the cookies, which are prepared in the form of a bone. These traditional Maltese cookies are prepared in the beginning of November, in…

Vegan Cranberry Orange Muffins

As the weather is getting warmer, I always enjoy a glass of cold freshly squeezed orange juice. It is naturally sweet, healthy and full of vitamins. What if these oranges can be incorporated into something sweet and delicious? ๐ŸŠ๐ŸŠ๐ŸŠ Having some oranges sitting in my fruit basket, I decided to bake some muffins… a classic…

Vegan Banana Bread

How often do you end up with overripe bananas? What do you do with them? Simple… Banana Bread! This banana bread is very simple to make, no stand mixer is required… with a simple fork you can mash the already ripe bananas and mix all other ingredients together. It is that easy! ๐Ÿ™‚ Within just…

German-style Soft Pretzels

I have been to Germany several times now, mostly visiting my husband’s family. In the morning, they often spoil us with warm Pretzels, a selection of cold cuts and cheeses. When on holiday, they are the best thing that you could ever want accompanied by a cup (or two!) of strong drip coffee. I was…

Double Chocolate Spiced Zucchini Muffins

For the past couple of weeks, zucchini have been quite cheap at the markets here in Budapest. Hence, we have been consuming quite a lot of them in various savoury dishes. I have seen a lot of recipes incorporating this summer vegetable in cakes, bread and muffins. At first I was hesitant to try and…

Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

I recently posted the recipe for Oat and Ginger cookies, however I understand that ginger does not appeal to everyone. I have another favourite cookie recipe, one that includes chocolate… I am sure most of you reading this like chocolate. ๐Ÿ™‚ It is easy to see why this cookie is another favourite of ours. It…

Cheesy Zucchini Muffins

It is the season for BBQs and picnics, when everyone prepares meals and snacks to share with their family and friends. I have a perfect food item for your next get-together! ๐Ÿ™‚ These savoury cheesy zucchini muffins are easy to make and sooo delicious! They can be eaten on their own or served with a…

Savoury Cornbread

Until recently I had never tried cornbread. Of course I had heard of it before but it is not popular at home or here in Hungary. We were recently invited to a friends’ house and they offered us cornbread. It was fluffy, moist and super delicious. My husband and I really liked it.. a lot!…

Oat and Ginger Cookies

This post is especially dedicated to my sister-in-law, Johanna! ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜ Iย make these cookies on a regular basis because they are so easy to prepare, take no time at all and are awesome! You can always find all ingredients in my kitchen cupboards since they are all used in various other recipes. I started making these…