Tag: Vanilla Extract


Koláče – Kolache

I am a regular visitor to Prague and have often seen Koláče in the bakeries and in the supermarkets.  I ate one, about 10 years ago, but haven’t had one since.  So I thought I would like to try to make them.  Doing some research on the internet I discovered that they are quite popular with […]


Chocolate & Ginger Brownies

What can be nicer than a moist and chocolatey brownie?  Well I think taking that and adding some ginger might just be. Having decided that I wanted to try it I came up with the recipe, culled from various brownie recipes, and with some ginger and nutmeg added. Keeping things nice and simple it is […]


Chocolate Banana Muffins

Looking around for some tasty muffin recipes I found one on Nigella’s website for a chocolate and banana muffin.  It sounded very interesting, so I thought I would try it out.  I did read the reviews on the site, and it seemed that some found them a little bland, so I made a few changes to […]

Biscuits, Cookies

Almond Biscotti

I love almonds, and after the success of my Chocolate Hazelnut Biscotti, I decided to make some Almond Biscotti.  These twice baked biscuits are really lovely with a cup of tea(or coffee for those who prefer that).  They are also very simple to make and take no time at all. How hard you have them, […]