Tag: #dessert


Quick frozen Desserts to beat this heat

Preparing desserts should be fun, but so many people seem to get overwhelmed about making ice creams. There are many short cuts without going through a lot of work or indeed without having to use an ice cream maker. And when you make something at home, you can add all your favourite flavors and leave out everything you do not like or cannot eat.


Happy Hummingbird for Easter

Follow follow follow me on facebook x We featured another sugar free cake with no butter on TV this week and the result was a Hummingbird with strawberries instead of pineapple. You will need to mix together in a large bowl: 350g sifted self raising flour 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Tip of a teaspoon vanilla powder or a couple of drops of vanila extract 50g … Read More Happy Hummingbird for Easter

Carnival Treats

Carnival weekend is with us and the feast before the fast. We served Prinjolata during my Saturday baking morning yesterday and my crunchy potatoes. The traditional prinjolata recipe can be found here in English and in Maltese. There are other Carnival treats such as quick and easy cupcakes to make with the kids. ( and click here for Carnival Cupcakes recipe in Maltese ). … Read More Carnival Treats

And a gluten free chocolate cake made with Polenta

I have been doing quite a bit of work with chocolate recently, still unpublished and more to come…. A great gluten free recipe for another chocolate cake using polenta can be found on Littlerock. Christmas is nearly here. Every little helps no matter what you may think of the words of this iconic song. Remember Band Aid, you can help to make a difference … Read More And a gluten free chocolate cake made with Polenta

Bormla and an easy bake apple cinnamon cake

‘I spent a good part of the day in the Three Cities where the feast of the Immaculate Conception is celebrated in Bormla. I love this area and for me it is the best part of the island. The history, the architecture, access to the sea and the most glorious views, warm and genuine people …’ Here is an easy all-in-one recipe adapted from … Read More Bormla and an easy bake apple cinnamon cake

Coconut pops

I made coconut pops in the weekend by baking this moist all-in-one coconut cake and breaking it down to make some pops. I used about 3/4 of it, froze the rest of the crushed cake. To make the cake for the pops you will need: 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups self raising flour 2 drops good vanilla extract … Read More Coconut pops

Quince and Carob Cake

Quince and carob are old Mediterranean ingredients and although still available here, seldom used. Bring back the old I think, and keep part of our identity in a world today where eating is becoming so eclectic and universal. A good thing as long as we remember the roots. For this so delicious and yummy cake you will need: 3 eggs 1 1/2 cups oil … Read More Quince and Carob Cake

Basic Pound Cake

With Christmas just a month away I am using star cake frames to make chocolate, orange, cinnamon and vanilla stars. This is one of the oldest and most basic of cake recipes but always a winner and so easy to remember without having to refer to a recipe. I find that this recipe produces the most perfect consistency for shaped novelty cakes. I have … Read More Basic Pound Cake

Nina Maria Rallis makes Galaktoboureko on One TV today !

For my feature in English on Ambassador Rallis and his family click here Remember to tune in today to One TV at 17 40 to see Nina Maria Rallis, in the picture above with her mother Stella Rallis. For Nina’s Galaktoboureko, you will need : 1 packet filo pastry For the custard 1 cup fine semolina 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 liter of whole … Read More Nina Maria Rallis makes Galaktoboureko on One TV today !

How do you make Italian Apple cake with Rum ?

For a flavor of life in the Mediterranean this week, click here ! Today on One TV, we feature Chef Daniele from Milan and he will be preparing Risottto Milanese (of course!) and a lovely Apple and Rum cake which is so delicious. This is his recipe for the cake. It is easy to make, light textured and delicious. You will need: 150g butter … Read More How do you make Italian Apple cake with Rum ?

Tiramisu wafer bites

  I used these wafers for an advertorial and I have some requests asking what they are . I use Loacker Tiramisu Wafer Bites I simply arrange them neatly on a plate. Then in a piping bag i used equal quantity of cream and yoghurt, beaten up until stiff. We did not add any sugar to ours but do add the sweetener of your choice … Read More Tiramisu wafer bites

No-bake banana pudding adapted from Maya Angelou’s recipe … egg free

Our virtual world nearly exploded last week with the news that a very wise woman died. During her lifetime she made a phenominal impact not only on the lives of people but she was also an inspiration to many of the world’s top businesses. I was given one of her cookery books by an American colleague a few years ago and my #ultimatebaker friend … Read More No-bake banana pudding adapted from Maya Angelou’s recipe … egg free