Category Archives: desserts

More for friends than for myself.. desserts are an important ‘social media’ as well

Fresh Apple Pie Covered in White Chocolate

Birthday! My sweetheart’s mother had a birthday and that day she came over to visit me. It happened, she didn’t want any celebration or attention for it. That must be a family thing, her son doesn’t like it and me, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Donuts for a Girly Afternoon

For a girly afternoon – I had my sweetheart’s mom and his aunt coming to visit me – I needed some treats for them. I don’t like to have friends or relatives coming over and nothing to offer. I am … Continue reading

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Homemade Marzipan – Easy and Healthy Almond Paste

Marzipan is one of my favorite sweet treats. I love the marzipan of Lübeck/Germany, the famous Niederegger Marzipan when it’s just coated in dark chocolate. As I don’t eat anymore sugar for nearly 7 years it’s not easy to find … Continue reading

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Caprese al Limone – Italian White Chocolate Almond Cake

A few weeks ago I made some chocolate almond cake called Caprese. Though it is the same name it has nothing to do with the well-known Italian style salad with Mozzarella, tomatoes and basil. It’s a naturally, gluten-free chocolate cake … Continue reading

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Traditional Napolitan Easter Cake – Migliaccio

From time to time I like to prepare some treat I know from Naples, the place where most of my life I lived. It’s also the cuisine I like most and what I learnt to cook. Yes, I am still … Continue reading

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