Category Archives: Dessert

Dessert Recipes

Melon, strawberry and chili flakes salad

Another one of my most favorite salads. Pretty simple, but pretty good. Perfect for a summer’s day and my entry for the dutch foodblogevent which theme is strawberries! For the salad: 1 melon 250g strawberries 1 banana (optional) For the … Continue reading

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Whiskey Chocolate Brownies

Although I only baked it twice, this mudcake a.k.a brownie recipe is already proven a big hit. Maybe it’s the whiskey that makes even men drool? RECIPE For the cake 250g butter, chopped 200g dark chocolate, chopped 375g caster sugar … Continue reading

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Dutch Mooncakes (gevulde speculaas)

I have these old molds for Chinese mooncakes and yesterday I finally took up on my brilliant idea to use them to make “dutch mooncakes”. Okay, the only thing Chinese would have been the molds, but still, from the outside … Continue reading

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Stewed Pears (stoofpeertjes)

   This is one of those typically dutch recipes that will never die out. Eaten for dessert but more often as part of a wintery meal. They match beautifully with braised red cabbage or Brussels sprouts and lots of mashed potato. … Continue reading

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Caramelized Walnuts & Pecan nuts

I’m very fond of nuts, pecan nuts, walnuts, hazelnuts, cashew nuts, you name it. Caramelizing them will give them yet another dimension. Less bitter and a lot crunchier, almost unrecognizable as a  nut. They are perfect for upgrading simple desserts and cakes. I … Continue reading

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Can Eriği Crumble

Always curious for new foods I don’t have to think twice when I see something new to me at my turkish vegetable shop. And this time it wasn’t that difficult to find out what it was either, because this fruit … Continue reading

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