The classic margarita.

The classic margarita.

Truth be told there is no "recipe" I have spent more time perfecting than my regular friday night margaritas. A classic margarita has only three ingredients:tequila, orange liqueur, and fresh lime juice, served with a salt rim. For the tequila I use either blanco {clear in colour, aged the least} or reposado {amber coloured, aged [...]

Amaretti

Amaretti

If you're an Italophile like me you don't need a lot of prompting to try these delicious chewy cookies. But when a friend just KEPT ON sharing pics of Italian sweets online and then my hairdresser offered me a freshly baked amaretti, who was I to resist? They are super quick and easy to whip [...]

Banana & Raspberry Bread

Banana & Raspberry Bread

This was one of the very first recipes to be shared on my original cooking blog, and is still one that I make time and time again, whenever I have some over ripe bananas to use up. It keeps well (not that it will last that long), and is just as good without the berries. [...]

Fritule

Fritule

According to Wikipedia, fritule are "a festive Croatian pastry made particularly for Christmas. They resemble little doughnuts... Venetian fr├Čtole... they are usually flavored with rum and citrus zest, containing raisins, and are topped with powdered sugar." For me they're also a whole lot more. They were one of my favourite sweet treats growing up, and [...]