Category Archives: desserts

Krapfen or Berliner – A Sugar Ball for Carnival

Krapfen are a typical Carnival treat. In Germany they are also very often served for the last day of the year, at New Year’s Eve. In Italy, we call them bomboloni and the Italian graffe are very similar, just the … Continue reading

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A Cake with Beet Root Juice – Red Velvet Cake

This red layer cake has its origin in the Southern cooking of the USA. I have seen cup cakes and cakes on the Internet and think it is one of the most photogenic cakes. And a very appropriate one for … Continue reading

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Three Hazelnuts for Cinderella

Who doesn’t know the story about Cinderella and her prince? A love-story not only for children, as every girl is dreaming of her prince on the white horse coming one day to find and give her everlasting happiness. I remember … Continue reading

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A Salami Incognito

What I thought is a typical Italian Easter and Christmas treat is actually a very international known preparation. The ‘salami al cioccolato’ is simply called a chocolate salami in English but it has interesting names in other languages: In Greece … Continue reading

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A Bite of Turkish Honey for Christmas

So many names for the very typical Mediterranean treat which you can find I think nearly everywhere today at Christmas time. It is sweet, gooey, hard or soft, full of healthy nuts and unhealthy sugar. Once they were made with … Continue reading

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