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...
Blueberry Upside Down Cake

Blueberry Upside Down Cake

I love summer blueberries, we mostly eat them raw or in a crumble (check out my blueberry crumble recipe here: http://www.maiamingdesigns.com/single-post/2017/11/07/Blueberry-Apple-Crumble) My Saveur magazine subscription bombards me with recipe suggestions daily, but...
Mojito popsicles!

Mojito popsicles!

Summer again! I got my family a popsicle set though I confess that my first popsicles were not for the kids… Delving again into Mark Bittman’s Kitchen Matrix cookbook, I found these too irresistible, tasty and easy. Ingredients: sugar syrup: 1/4 cup sugar...