Lemon Poppyseed Cake with Sour Cream Frosting

Forget all those ridiculous omelettes in a muffin tin recipes you’ve been seeing all over Pinterest. A hunk of not-too-sweet, not-too-tart cake shoved in your mouth as you’re running out of the door is the best breakfast-on-the-go I can think of. So in effort to reduce food waste, I rescued the last lemon sitting at…

Sour cream mini cheesecakes

Crust: 1 1/2 cups speculoos cookies, crushed 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/3 cup unsalted butter , melted Filling: 4 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese, softened 1 1/4 cups sugar 1/2 cup sour cream 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 5 large eggs 3 tbsp cornflour Crush cookies using a blender and mix in the cinnamon and butter.…

Shiitake & Brie Risotto

This dish is as comforting as a hot cocoa on the couch while it is snowing outside. I just ate a big plate of this and I’m too relaxed to come up with an interesting anecdote so here’s the recipe. Ingredients 2 cups risotto rice Vegetable stock 3 handfuls sliced shiitake mushrooms 125 g brie…

Cinnamon pull apart bread

Everybody loves cinnamon rolls, and so do I. But the only thing I don’t like about it is that its too decadent for breakfast. So here is a lighter version that you can eat guilt-free for breakfast. It’s great if you’re perpetually late like me, and need something that you can grab as you’re running…

Very Banana-y Cake

Super moist. Eat hot from the oven. If you have leftovers, microwave a slice for 10 seconds before eating to get a moist, tender texture. Ingredients 3.5 bananas (I know it might seem like this recipe is very fussy to require 3.5 bananas but really, it’s only because I was hungry and ate half a…

Marble Cake

If my father enters a grocery store, its usually for one reason only. A Sara Lee marble cake. In my opinion, it isn’t hard at all to do what Sara Lee does. This recipe is super easy and comes out super moist even after a few days. Ingredients 1.5 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder…

Stuffed Peppers

So the old balls and chain and I were in Athens for an overnight stopover. We had booked a room at a beautiful country house close the airport with the intention of getting a 8 hour look-see of Athens city. However that went down the drain when we arrived to a pelting thunderstorm. It had…