Għadam tal-Mejtin, Maltese Almond Cookies

Għadam tal-Mejtin, which literally translates to “dead men’s bones”, can sound a bit creepy. But never mind the name… 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? 🍊🍊🍊 Having some oranges sitting in my fruit basket, I decided to bake some muffins… a classic…

Fudgy Chocolate Balls

I have recently posted the recipe for Cranberry Cashew Bites. I made them a couple of times now as they are great to snack on and can satisfy a sweet tooth without having additional sugars. This week I made something similar using different ingredients. I used hazelnuts and almonds as the main ingredients here and…

Cranberry Cashew Bites

I have been testing out various sweet recipes recently, which obviously meant that we have had to eat all of these experiments! After having finished off these sweets, we felt it would be healthier to stay away from the sugars and fats for a while. Still, after eating so many delicious things over the previous…

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. 🙂 It is easy to see why this cookie is another favourite of ours. It…

Oat and Ginger Cookies

This post is especially dedicated to my sister-in-law, Johanna! 😘😘😘 I 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…

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

I am a fan of cinnamon, and I like to include it 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…

Kwareżimal – 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. 🙂 Kwareżimal refers to the forty days of Lent, during which traditionally in Malta most animal products were avoided. In fact,…

Chocolate Coffee Cupcakes

It doesn’t have to be Valentine’s Day to treat yourself or your loved ones to delicious cupcakes. But I am sure you are looking for any excuse, so I will share this delicious recipe with you! 😉 Chocolate and coffee are well known as a perfect combination. The coffee gives the chocolate that extra rich flavour. I had…