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Condensed milk flan

This is one of my favorites Brazilian desserts. Condensed milk flan is also know as Brazilian Pudim de Leite and it is ideal to be served in dinner parties because it is very easy to prepare, can be cooked on the evening before your event and…

September 26, 2017

Who wants a Brigadeiro?

When I was a child, my mother and aunt owned a Sweet Snack Shop in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where they sold Brazilian baked goods and Brigadeiros. I enjoyed spending time at the shop and learned from my aunt Mara, a great cook, how to make delicious…

February 15, 2017

Homemade tortillas – Greatest hits!

I love Mexican food and have been looking for homemade tortillas recipe for a while. Today I found this one on Chris and Scott’s blog: The Café, and have decided to try it. It took me about one hour only to prepare the tortillas but all…

May 5, 2016

Tea time: cheese scones

Tea time! I love scones but I don’t really find many of them here in Switzerland… But a friend of mine baked them for me a couple of times and I asked her for the recipe. Today I am sharing it with you. Ingredients…

March 18, 2016

Yummy chocolate cake – Greatest Hits!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I love birthdays and even more birthday cakes. Last week I baked a yummy chocolate cake for a dear friend of mine who just turned 30. She was definitely surprised by the office celebration and enjoyed a lot all the arrangements made…

February 18, 2016

Banana bread recipe

This banana bread is one of the most simple and health cakes (yes although the official name is bread, this is really a cake) to make on the weekend. It works very well for brunch and afternoon coffees. Ingredients 200 g flour 150 g…

August 28, 2015

Peppermint lemonade

When I grew up, my mother and aunts always made fresh fruit juices for me. It actually means that, instead of getting a glass of coke or store bought juice, I would get a glass of homemade fresh juice. Of course it is much…

August 14, 2015

Mother’s Day Special

Brigadeiros are one of my big passions! Well when you grow up in Brazil, it is really difficult to not love them. It doesn’t matter the occasion, in every party you go there is always a bunch of Brigadeiros waiting for you! Some of…

May 8, 2015

Thai chicken cashew nut

When I visited Thailand last year, I took a cooking course in Bangkok and one of the recipes which I learned was the Thai chicken cashew nut. After making a few adjustments, I prepared it for a couple of guests and they just loved it.…

January 25, 2015

Brigadeiro gourmet, a new Xmas tradition

Christmas is almost here and it is time to start getting ready for this special celebration. Any event planner knows that everything runs easier if organized in advance and therefore I created a list which helps me every year getting ready for this occasion. Please…

November 23, 2014