Chocolate and raspberry cakes

I prepared these mini cakes for my daughter”s birthday because raspberries are her favorite things in the world, after a grey donkey of course! As soon as she grasped one she knew something good was coming and her angel-face just lit up. She foraged all the raspberries off the cake before plunging her fingers in the icing. She carefully examined the texture then licked a … Continue reading Chocolate and raspberry cakes

Sweet noodle cheesecake – Vargabéles

Vargabéles is a traditional Hungarian dessert which can be eaten as a main course as well. It”s very common in our cuisine that after a filling soup, such as goulash soup, we prefer to have something sweet that also substantial. The original recipe calls for only raisins but I think it’s simply beautiful using a few apricots too. Its best to eat hot, straight from … Continue reading Sweet noodle cheesecake – Vargabéles

Golden dumplings with sweet wine mousse

Hungarians are famous from their dumplings. We like them in soup, served with stew, hot or spicy, or even as a dessert. The method of making the dough is very similar each time, but the result is so versatile. The light texture of the golden dumpling is gently flattened first then stuffed with the perfume-like apricot jam, embraced with warm butter, rolled about in crunchy … Continue reading Golden dumplings with sweet wine mousse

Divine coconut balls with drunk cherries

As the melting chocolate and coconut fuse together, a sweet smell emerges and sneak up into your brain to tickle your soul. You are already in love. Then you have a bite. Under the soft surface comes the cherries: fresh, tangy and juicy. The alcohol appears gently for a second then drifts away with the dark chocolate. You can’t help it, you want more. Ingredients … Continue reading Divine coconut balls with drunk cherries