The Concept of Danish Hygge The Danish word Hygge cannot be translated to one word in English, but my description would be,' a cosy and contented feeling of wellbeing one gets when spending quiet time indoors with family and friends.' Tea and cake or a nice glass of wine in the evenings, may help to… Continue reading Danish Spice Cake for Christmas in July
Those of you who have been following my blog for some time, will know that Norwegian and Scandinavian things are very close to my heart, so it will come as no surprise to read that I am sharing a Norwegian recipe with you. This is a traditional Norwegian cake with an intense yellow colour. Not… Continue reading Gulkake Yellow Cake Recipe
Have you a particular dish that you know you don't like, but have never really ever tried it? Or perhaps you were once bitten, twice shy in regards to a particular food? For me, that was Sticky Date Pudding. I would swerve away from these dried out chewy concoctions at buffets and head straight for… Continue reading Sticking with the Pudding – Sticky Date
My resourceful co-host Sandy from The Sandy Chronicles has allocated Comfort Food for the Weekly Prompt for Friendly Friday. Chocolate and raspberries are a match made in heaven. And for me, any kind of berry and a dash of chocolate in any form is comfort food. To save confusion, you can find the link to… Continue reading Friendly Friday – Comfort Food
Reminiscing about my Danish Grandmother who used to cook Orange cake for Sunday afternoon tea, I remembered how, as a child, I looked forward to visiting her house as I could smell the aroma of baking, as we arrived. Anyone can find ten minutes to spare, right? How long does it take to post on… Continue reading Ten Minute Orange Cake Recipe
A sweet treat for the weekend. Something quick, easy to make and delicious to eat. And what's more - it is traditional! What could be better?
Cinnamon is really good for your health and this is a delicious way to increase one's cinnamon intake. This cake is as light as a sponge, and will blow you away!
There are many Italian cake recipes but this one has to be one of my favorites.... It is delicious, quick, easy and with the exception of ricotta cheese, you probably have all the ingredients in your fridge and pantry. Thanks to Sophie Calloca for the recipe. It is brilliant. Lemon Ricotta Ring 3 eggs 200… Continue reading Lemon and Ricotta Ring Cake
https://forestwoodfolkart.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/lemonmadeira.jpg?w=270 Lemon Madeira Cake Recipe Ingredients 220g butter 3/4 cup caster sugar zest of lemons 3 eggs 1 1/3 cup Self Raising flour; then make up to 2 cups with Plain flour 1/4 cup lemon juice some additional sugar, (extra) Method Cream the butter and sugar together with an electric mixer Add lemon zest and… Continue reading Recipe – Lemon Madeira Excellence
Delicious and nutritious apple and cinnamon cake you can make in a jiffy We all know how good apples are for you. An apple a day.... etc. but did you know Cinnamon is also beneficial, not to say, delicious and tasty. That's why I am sharing the recipe for this delicious Apple and Cinnamon bread… Continue reading Apple and Cinnamon Bread