Cookies

Gingerbread cookies- aka sugar, spice and everything nice

Gingerbread cookies- aka sugar, spice and everything nice

Is it just me or everyone gets excited when December approaches?Well, I have to admit that when November ends, my mind is set on Christmas mode. All I can think is cookies, baking, decorating, Christmas tree, lights, gifts and so on. The most searched cookies […]

Colorful Halloween sugar cookies from scratch

Colorful Halloween sugar cookies from scratch

It has been a while now that Halloween is being celebrated in Albania too, well at least in Tirana. The kids now knock on the doors asking trick or treat. Last year I have prepared some mini brownies and bought a lot of candies to […]

Black pepper and fennel seed cookies

Black pepper and fennel seed cookies

Sometimes, our dinner nights are made of snacks and football games or movies or just snacks ☺. By snacks I mean a vast variety of topped bruschetta’s or salty crackers/cookies accompanied with cheese and/or prosciutto. This recipe is a very simple one, it requires only few ingredients and no […]

Healthy Buckwheat Granola

Healthy Buckwheat Granola

When you’re dieting the first thing that comes to your mind is EATING HEALTHY of course, but not necessarily tasteless. Usually my morning meals are a combination of yogurt and oats, mainly because i love oats, whether plain or granola. Some leftover buckwheat and oats […]

Salty oat crackers

Salty oat crackers

Since the first time I’ve heard of oats (few years ago in Albania were not that popular) I’ve been attracted to all of the recipes made with it. One of those in particular were salty oat crackers. They were so delicious so every time I was at the […]

Olive oil cookies with coconut and orange juice

Olive oil cookies with coconut and orange juice

I have adapted this recipe from a special friend, Ejona of  Mandarina, an Albanian food blogger that has inspired me in many ways. She shares a lot of easy and healthy recipes and this one is taken from her blog. Since it seemed a easy and […]

Pasta Sy- a traditional Albanian Cookie

Pasta Sy- a traditional Albanian Cookie

When I was a little girl I used to eat Pasta Sy (literally- Eye cookies). The jam and the meringue in the centre of these cookies assemble the eye, hence the name of it. These cookies bring childhood memories to me. I used to eat […]

Crunchy Granola

Crunchy Granola

Oats are my favourite. In fact, I frequently search for oat recipes on Pinterest. One of those is Granola, or better say crunchy granola. After trying some recipes at last I tried to make one of my own. I mean not following the recipes I […]