Chocolate Pots de Crème

Sometimes you need something rich and decadent. This is one of those things. Chocolate pots de crème, accented by a coffee flavor (if you want). And this is a no-bake recipe. Great for warm weather (which we have here in South Africa at the moment – Northern Hemisphere folks, sorry about the snow and stuff)….

Handy Tips in Baking and Cleaning

Here are some random around-the-house tips that I’ve picked up along the way. You may already know about them, in which case, I guess I’m super late to the party. And if you don’t already know about them, then yay! I’m actually sharing (sort of) useful information!

Wednesday Wonders

A newsletter of sorts from the past couple of weeks in my kitchen. *Making pasta (even without a machine) is super easy! I found this out when I had some egg yolks leftover after making macarons (which were a total fail, again). Trying to figure out a use for them, I decided to try my…

Cinnamon Sugar Crisps {recipe}

Does anyone else love Cinnamon Toast Crunch? I do. As a thirty-something supposed adult, I proudly join the legions of school-age kids who love sugary cereal. Back in the States, when I needed a pick-me-up, I would sometimes buy a box of Cinnamon Toast Crunch and eat it by the handful, straight out of the…

Checkerboard Cookies

Recipe from Joy of Baking. This was my first attempt at making these classic checkerboard cookies so the only things I changed in this recipe were omitting the hazelnuts and orange zest. I think that I will play around with the recipe a bit more when I make these again, including using matcha (green tea)…