10 posts tagged all-purpose flour

Puff Pastry Cream Cones

Probably this is one of the most requested recipes. My friend Hannah eagerly expected for it. And finally here they are my Puff Pastry Cream Cones! This recipe is very easy and inexpensive to make, plus it does not require any baking skills. You can make this dessert with your kids, I'm sure they will have a lot of fun.  I usually use 2 sheets of puff pastry, but I always have some extra filling left. So if you want to spend a bit more time in the kitchen, you can surely use 4 puff pastry ... Continue Reading

Basic Crepes Recipe

Growing up in Ukraine, one of my absolutely favorite dishes were my grandma’s incredible crepes. Oh, that was really something! Just imagine a huge plate with a mountain of fresh and hot crepes thin as silk, with a jar of homemade apricot jam standing nearby and a cup of hot, aromatic black tea. These are the memories I will tell my children. I can still feel the taste and smell of those crepes like it was just yesterday! Probably that is why I love crepes so much, and it was one of ... Continue Reading

Almond Thumbprint Cookies

I wanted to post this recipe right before Christmas, but I had so many other nice dishes to share with you guys, I completely forgot about these amazing almond cookies. But my mistake is fixed, and here they are. Enjoy! I've baked dozens of those for my friends, packed them in cute small boxes and gave as little New Year presents. Everybody loved them so much! With this recipe, the holiday cookie season is officially over for me. And that means I have the whole year ahead of me to come up ... Continue Reading

Beer Crepes filled with Smoked Gouda and Mushrooms

Thin and light crepes are a very famous French treat. Today I tried to make them a little bit different. In this recipe I used nice and tasty light beer for the batter, the beer creates this piquant savory taste that my guests just loved. As for the filing I could not find a better pair than mushrooms and smoked cheese. Try this recipe and tell me what you think! Continue Reading

New York cheesecake

Just recently I had an experience of making a homemade cream cheese. It tasted similar to "Philadelphia" cheese, but better and it is hard to imagine my delight when I tried it. The taste of this cheese is less fat, a little sour and just melts in your mouth. Encouraged by his success, I decided to use my cream cheese for cooking classic New York cheesecake. This is probably the most American dessert of all, maybe except brownies. For this cheesecake you can use any available to you cream ... Continue Reading

Crepes Suzette

You just have to try this crepes. Recently found this recipe in the Camille Le Fol's cookbook. Just spectacular dish. When you serve it, you need to pour the warm orange liqueur and set a fire. Unfortunately, the pictures of burning crepes came out no good. But anyway it was exciting. I can bet, you will surprise your friends and family with this dish. It's really a lot easier than you think! Continue Reading

Financiers with Pear Vodka

Financier - is a classic French dessert with a terrific nutty taste from the beurre noisette. And if you soak them in pear jam and pear vodka syrup, your dessert will become moist and incredibly tender. If you want, you can replace pear vodka with dark rum or other alcohol. Continue Reading