Pastry

Pumpkin dinner rolls reinvented

Pumpkin dinner rolls reinvented

Did I ever mentioned you that I love bread and pumpkin? Oh, yes I did, here and here . Well, I had some leftover pumpkin from Halloween, half of it cubed and stored in the freezer and the rest baked in the oven and pureed for […]

How to make crab stuffed pasta at home

How to make crab stuffed pasta at home

Making pasta at home was one of my main goals some years ago. I have tried a lot of recipes and to be honest all of them worked just fine, but I have always failed in rolling. As many of you may already know, the […]

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 […]

Mini pancakes with cocoa ricotta frosting

Mini pancakes with cocoa ricotta frosting

Apart of savoury finger food served on a party there are also sweets. Usually there are served sweet tarts topped with cream or chocolate, or sweet crêpes filled with cream or fruits etc… or maybe this has happened only to me 😂😂. Today I am […]

Garlic Butter Dinner Rolls

Garlic Butter Dinner Rolls

I love bread, but most of all I love making my own bread. This weekend I’ve decided to make garlic butter infused dinner rolls. It’s an easy recipe and you can flavour them with different ingredients, like sun-dried tomatos, oregano infused olive oil, italian pesto […]

Sorrel Pie

Sorrel Pie

Some times I don’t know what to cook for dinner or on weekends, some other times I feel like a master chef in the kitchen, but I’m short of  key ingredients for the recipes, making it short, I cannot find a solution either way ☺. Usually when […]

Chicken in pastry

Chicken in pastry

I have to admit that I adore cooking ethnic food from other countries, but when it comes to traditional Albanian food, the one I grew up with  I get sooo excited. Even though I got the recipe from my mom, my dish did not taste even nearly like my mom’s and […]

Baozi ( Steamed Chinese buns)

Baozi ( Steamed Chinese buns)

We have tried these steamed  buns for the first time on our trip to NY. Since it was immediately a family favourite, I have made some researches to make it at home. Well lucky me it turned out to be tasty and pretty much like the ones we had in […]