Summer laziness

Let me tell you something: I don’t get along with extreme hot weather. I’m usually very excited when summer is about to come but after some weeks of 30ºC humid weather, I avoid cooking in the oven, running after noon and, definitely, I can’t stand moisturizer body lotions. This is my first summer in Luxembourg … Continue reading

Grilled Peaches Toasts

How come I have never grilled peaches until now? I have to recover all the time that I’ve missed this! Seriously, I don’t know if I ever want to have peaches without grilling them ever again! Grilling peaches rocks because: 1) it brings up a caramelized sweetness to the fruit similar to the sweet found … Continue reading

My wedding cake: Marquise au chocolat

I have such great memories related to this cake… There are a lot of variations, but the one I love is the one that my grandma used to make when I was little and the one my husband’s aunt makes. I have tried to nail this dessert but the truth is… it tastes better when … Continue reading

Nuts About Nut Butters

Earlier this week, I decided to get some nuts from the supermarket to make different nut butters and show them to you. Despite my (almost) unconditional love for hazelnuts, I grabbed macadamias, almonds, peanuts and cashews. I didn’t make hazelnut butter because I don’t find it fascinating enough and it’s too much work to peel … Continue reading