Category Archives: desserts

Flourless Italian Almond Cookies – Spumini Abruzzesi

Every region in every country has its own typical dishes and desserts. I am always curious to know the ones especially from Italy. This time I have tried some typical cookies from the Abruzzo region. A friend of mine sent … Continue reading

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Happy World Baking Day with a Rhubarb-Meringue Cake

On the third Sunday in May is World Baking Day and World Bee Day! The World Bee Day was created to get more acknowledgement of the role of bees and other pollinators for our ecosystem and our food. I will … Continue reading

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The Sweet Waves of the Danube

The Donauwelle is a typical German and Austrian sheet cake. It has multiple layers covered with chocolate. It is perfect to celebrate the Anti Diet Day! Today is World Anti Diet Day. What is better than making a nice cake? … Continue reading

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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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