‘Healthy’ Chocolate Banana Cake

I have been on a quest for a healthier kind of chocolate cake for a long time… testing out various recipes, adjusting ingredients and amounts to get a balanced chocolate cake. I try to limit the amount of added sugar as much as possible and try to find alternatives to sweeten my recipes. Chocolate cake…

Healthy Carrot Cake

Last weekend, we celebrated Easter and for the first time, my husband and I hosted our parents for an Easter lunch at our house. We had a feast of food, with some dips and antipasti as starters, roasted leg of lamb as main, with a warm lentil salad, dijon mustard glazed carrots and roasted pumpkin…

Healthy Apple Cake

A cake with no butter, no oil and very little added sugar that tastes delicious? Oh yes please! 🙂 This cake is a healthier alternative to the classic apple pie. With the amount of apples it contains it can barely be considered as a sweet… a slice of this cake can almost count towards one…

Maltese Christmas Log

The Maltese Christmas Log is very different than the Yule log, popular throughout Europe. Instead of sponge cake, the Maltese one is made with crushed biscuits and a variety of nuts, fruit and sometimes chocolate chips. It is very popular during the festive season, and besides it being sooo delicious it is very simple to…

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! 🙂 Within just…

Madeira Cake & White Chocolate Ganache

In my last blog post, I shared photos of the surprise birthday cake which I baked for my parents’ joint birthday celebration. I had a lot of positive feedback and I thought that in this post, I will share the exact recipe and amounts I used to bake my own cake. I based my recipe on the one…

Birthday Celebrations!

This year, June is a month of celebrations for our family. Therefore, at the beginning of the month, my husband and I together with Flora, travelled to Malta to join in the family celebrations.  Both my parents celebrated their birthdays during the first week of the month and my brother got married last weekend. This year, my…