Birthday cake every day!

In our new sweet article we prepare a nerdy birthday cake, Eat Dessert First Layer Cake with walnut dacquoise, caramel mousse, apple jelly, crème diplomate and nougatine crisp, and research the birthday cake in its American and European variations.

Let’s go for cheesecake to Ancient Kydonia!

A sweet article about our Greek cheesecake with cinnamon biscuits, anthotyro cheese mousse and homemade quince and rose geranium jam, along with a trip from Ancient Greece to New York to learn about its history.

A sweet trip to Croatia…. with a strudel in hand

A sweet trip to Varaždin, Croatia with the EU ABCitiEs project: the city’s history, architecture, landmarks, residents, habits, and of course local sweets, along with a recipe for a Croatian strudel with apples, berries and cranberries… because city walks open our appetite!

We all scream for pastry cream!

A nerdy article dedicated to the queen of custards, pastry cream: history, science, techniques, recipe… but also its variations in French pastry, how to make them and in which desserts to use them.

In the morning we eat pancakes like a king!

In our new sweet article, we make pancakes for breakfast and research -as always- their history and variations all around the world. Crepes, tiganites, pfannkuchen, naan, æbleskiver, tortillas and many more… We found pancakes in every corner!

Cupcakes or muffins; That is the question!

In search of the answer to our muffins or cupcakes dilemma, we turned to psychology, learned their history and of course baked our own vanilla mini cakes with candied fruit and chocolate frosting.

10+1 impressive looks of miss Pasta Flora

A small tribute to miss Pasta Flora, studying her origins, her relatives worldwide and some interesting styling choices of hers, along with our own recipe, inspired by chef Jacquy Pfeiffer of the French Pastry School in Chicago.

Right recipe research methodology

A guide of criteria for the choise of the right recipe, dedicated to all the dessert-lovers who found a seemingly “easy” recipe, started preparing it full of dreams and hope… And then, there came tears and anger…

Back to school or an apple a day…

To wish a sweet back to school, we started with some thoughts on the transition from preschool to primary school, we travelled to London to talk about healthy school meals and ended up at a mystery story about the French tarte Tatin. And of course we made our own healthy apple crumble pie!