Mango-Blueberry Almond Cake

Mango-Blueberry Almond Cake

Do you ever plan to make a new recipe and then discover that your kids have eaten the key ingredients? This happens to me a lot lately, my hungry teenagers raid the pantry and suddenly I am left to improvise a whole new dish. So when I discovered that the peaches,...
Cranberry-Strawberry Crumble Pie

Cranberry-Strawberry Crumble Pie

One of my kids loves pie, the other one loves crumble, and they both love cranberries and strawberries. So this recipe seems to have it all…it uses a pie crust base and a crumble topping! Though since I can only find dried cranberries in Spain, I¬†brought some...
Honey Roasted Apples

Honey Roasted Apples

Now that my eldest son is at University, it feels as though cooking family meals has been radically simplified. First of all, my younger son announced to me that he wanted to reduce his consumption of meat. Since I had been fighting the losing side of this argument...
Swedish Heart Waffles

Swedish Heart Waffles

Swedish waffles are the best! Although I’m married to a Belgian, I still love the Swedish waffles my grandmother used to make better than any others…and the recipe is surprisingly easy. I want to point out a few things about these waffles: First of all,...
Key lime pie

Key lime pie

Key lime pie is one of my favourite pies, (though technically this pie is made with regular limes, since key limes are unavailable in Spain…) Graham crackers are also unavailable in Spain, and so far I have not figured out a good substitute, but I did bring a...
Cherry Tomato and Cherry Cobbler

Cherry Tomato and Cherry Cobbler

I make a lot of cobbler-crumbles and I adore both cherries and cherry tomatoes, so this recipe intrigued me. As my kids are always quick to remind me, tomatoes are fruits, but who ever heard of using them in a cobbler? I don’t think I’ve ever baked...