No doubt about it – this is my signature pastry. I baked it sooooo… many times both for festive and everyday occasions, so by now I am quite fast when forming the little crescents. It is a traditional sweet pastry in many European nations made with a light yeasted dough and ground walnuts or ground poppy seeds as rich filling. I like how they are not uniform in size – at least not in the way how I make them – and also how some might have a little bit more filling than the others. It is a little bit […]
Month: March 2014
It started with the pinks and yellows, followed by the whites, blues, and some reds. The colors in our garden and in the neighborhood say everyday – spring is here.
Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about how to make the most out of my days. Realizing that everything we go through in our lives lead us to the priceless moments of living, we should focus on not missing them. And we shouldn’t make our lives complicated. If we feel like things don’t come together for us immediately, they eventually will. If we struggle, it takes us forward. There is always something for which we can be thankful. When the world takes away something from us, what counts is, what we do with what’s left. Trust your intuition and take chances. […]
For a simple soufflé-like pancake that could be served with cinnamon or vanilla sugar, yogurt, fresh fruit or compote of your choice, both for breakfast or as dessert, this recipe is simple, easy to make, and quite versatile.
White snowdrops and purple hellebore from its shady location in our garden nodding to the incoming spring. Bright clumps of silky crocuses joining in the welcome.