Tag: Brunch

White Chocolate & Blueberry Souffle
Souffle

White Chocolate & Blueberry Souffle

On my way home today I got the idea for a new quick dessert using frozen blueberries, which by the way taste nothing like fresh blueberries I used to pick, eat and bake with back in Finland, but they are still better than no berries and blueberry-white chocolate combo always works. I used bigger ramekin than normally which makes the souffle look pretty flat and […]

Halloumi Pastries
Savoury

Halloumi Pastries

When I used to live in Cyprus I would pay a visit to a local bakery on a weekly basis and there was only a few times I’d return without something that had halloumi in it. Now in Israel my favorite sandwich in a local coffee shop is a halloumi sandwich and whenever I find Cypriot halloumi in my local store I buy some home. […]

Chocolate Cream Pie with Fresh Cherries
Pies & Tarts

Chocolate Cream Pie with Fresh Cherries

Ingredients For the pie crust: 100g unsalted butter, softened 100g soft brown sugar 1 egg yolk 25g cocoa powder 220g plain flour ¼ teaspoon salt For the filling: 200g milk chocolate 280ml cream, divided 2 teaspoon vanilla Hershey’s Kisses Special Dark Mildly Sweet Chocolates Cherries, washed and dried Instructions Prepare crust dough at least an hour before baking, cold pie crust dough is easier to work […]

Whole Wheat Bagels
Savoury

Whole Wheat Bagels

Ingredients (makes 8 bagels) 11g dry yeast 200ml warm water 2 tablespoons light brown sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 egg 300g whole wheat flour 40g mix of seeds (whole poppy seeds, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds) 20ml canola oil For boiling: 1,5l water 1 tablespoon sugar For topping: mix of seeds; whole poppy seeds, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds)  Instructions Place yeast […]

Sugar Free Blueberry Muffins
Sugar Free

Sugar Free Blueberry Muffins

Ingredients (makes 12 muffins) 2 eggs 70g plain flour 50g white oats 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground cardamom 50ml milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 80g unsalted butter, melted 125g whole dried blueberries  Instructions Preheat oven to 180 C and line 12-cup muffin pan with cupcake cases Place eggs in a mixing bowl and beat on medium high speed for 5 minutes Meanwhile […]

Fried Mini Donuts
Leavened

Fried Mini Donuts

Fried desserts are an essential part of Vappu (‎Walpurgis Night) celebrations in Finland which is why I will have two fried recipes after each other starting from these simple donuts. Ingredients 125ml milk 11g fresh yeast 1 egg 75g sugar ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon crushed cardamon seeds 350g plain flour 25g butter, softened canola or coconut oil for deep frying sugar confetti sprinkles Instructions In a […]

Onion & Chive Bagels
Savoury

Onion & Chive Bagels

Ingredients  For the dough: 200ml warm water, divided 11g dry yeast 2 teaspoons sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 egg 550g plain flour 75g Philadelphia Whipped Chive Cream Cheese 3/4 onion, chopped and sauteed For boiling: 1l water 1 tablespoon sugar For topping: 1/4 onion, chopped and sauteed or two tablespoons dried onion grated cheese, optional Instructions Chop and saute an onion in a frying pan Place […]

Vegetable Rye Pastries
Savoury

Vegetable Rye Pastries

Ingredients (makes 15 pastries) For the dough: 125g butter, softened 70g whole wheat rye flour 50g plain flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 120ml sour cream For the filling: 3 carrots, grated 1 small onion, grated 1/2 yellow bell pepper, cut into small cubes 100g vegetable cream cheese, softened Instructions