Chocolate Pavlova with poached pears and walnut brittle- pavlova au chocolat aux poires pochées et des noix caramélisées – Schokolade Pavlova mit pochierten Birnen und Walnusskrokant

Written in English - écrit en Français en dessous - darunter auf Deutsch geschrieben Who doesn't love a good Pavlova, with its special meringue with the crunchy outside and the soft center, topped by a light mound of whipping cream and with lots of fruit as its crowning glory. This Pavlova is my ultimate take … Continue reading Chocolate Pavlova with poached pears and walnut brittle- pavlova au chocolat aux poires pochées et des noix caramélisées – Schokolade Pavlova mit pochierten Birnen und Walnusskrokant

Carrot Cake – cake aux carottes – Karottenkuchen

Written in English - écrit en Français en dessous - darunter auf Deutsch It's this time of the year again, when I am thinking a lot about carrot cake. The soft texture, with its rich colour and the warmth of the spices, especially cinnamon coming through, is for me the perfect indulgence when it is … Continue reading Carrot Cake – cake aux carottes – Karottenkuchen

Moist Chocolate Cake – Moelleux au Chocolat – Butterweicher Schokoladekuchen

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch A recipe that in Belgium every chocolate lover knows by heart is the one for the famous "Moelleux au Chocolat" from the cookbook "La cuisine à quatre mains". Even my husband who usually leaves patisserie to me, knows this one by … Continue reading Moist Chocolate Cake – Moelleux au Chocolat – Butterweicher Schokoladekuchen

Madeleines with citrus hints – Madeleines aux agrumes – Madeleines mit Zitrus Aroma

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch Being a huge admirer of the great chef Philippe Conticini, I have let myself be inspired by his exquisite Madeleine recipe following at the same time his advice to try different versions and be creative. I think by now everybody who … Continue reading Madeleines with citrus hints – Madeleines aux agrumes – Madeleines mit Zitrus Aroma

No bake Strawberry Tarte – Tarte aux fraises sans cuisson – Erdbeer Tarte ohne Backen

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch I have come across a delicious recipe that looked so good that I had to make it! As always I have tweaked it a little bit to make it somewhat lighter and less sugary and it was a big success. We … Continue reading No bake Strawberry Tarte – Tarte aux fraises sans cuisson – Erdbeer Tarte ohne Backen

Summer Slices – Tartelettes d’été – Sommer Törtchen

Written in English - en dessous écrit en Français - darunter geschrieben in Deutsch A little dessert or treat that I absolutely love are these summer slices. There is such a variety of fruit that you can present with them that it is pure bliss! Easy to prepare in advance they always have a huge … Continue reading Summer Slices – Tartelettes d’été – Sommer Törtchen

Pavlova

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch I do very often have leftover eggwhites after my baking. As I hate wasting them I have started freezing them individually in an ice cube tray in order to have egg whites when I need them. This works absolutely beautifully! … Continue reading Pavlova

Crunchy Iced Easter Lamb Cake – Cake Agneau Pascal Croustillant – Knuspriger Osterlamm Kuchen mit Schokoguss

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch One thing we always, always have for Easter in Austria and Germany is the Easter Lamb! And I am not talking about the lamb roast but about the lamb cake ! As I have seen the mould being sold over … Continue reading Crunchy Iced Easter Lamb Cake – Cake Agneau Pascal Croustillant – Knuspriger Osterlamm Kuchen mit Schokoguss

(Individual) Chocolate -Raspberry Cakes – Tartelettes au chocolat-framboises – Schoko-Himbeer-Törtchen

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch I love serving these little cakes at dinner parties or for a posh afternoon tea!Very easy to make and such an elegant look!The association of velvety chocolate and tart raspberries is just heavenly.Recipe Individual Chocolate - Raspberry CakesFor about 8 … Continue reading (Individual) Chocolate -Raspberry Cakes – Tartelettes au chocolat-framboises – Schoko-Himbeer-Törtchen

Chocolate Sour-Cream Insert-Cake – Gateaux à insert au chocolat et à la crème épaisse – Schokolade Sauerrahm Bausteinkuchen

Written in English – et aussi écrit en Français – und auch geschrieben in Deutsch I love this cake for its soft texture and its surprise in the centre! It can be adapted for all sort of seasons or events as the insert can be anything you like. Here I have chosen a lamb for … Continue reading Chocolate Sour-Cream Insert-Cake – Gateaux à insert au chocolat et à la crème épaisse – Schokolade Sauerrahm Bausteinkuchen