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  • Hot Cross Buns, Traditional, Simple, Delicious

    Hot Cross Buns

    Tyler

    Hot cross buns are by far some of the most delicious and easy snacks that I make all times of year. (Though I do make them more often during Easter. After all, it is an easter treat!) I had heard about hot cross buns for a long time, ever since I was a kid. Though I’d never had a chance to see them until I moved to England. Until then, I had thought that they were just part of that beloved nursery rhyme: Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! One a penny, two a penny, Hot cross buns! If you have…

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  • Toad In The Hole

    Tyler

    Toad in the hole is my favorite way to use Yorkshire Pudding batter. It’s easy, delicious, and all in all pretty cheap to make (which is always a big bonus :). This may come as a surprise, but I have never actually had a non-vegetarian version… That being said I’ve had a…

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  • Yorkshire Pudding

    Tyler

    Yorkshire pudding, from an American’s first perspective, is one of the craziest and strangest ways to make a German pancake. (Though, now I would say that Yorkshire pudding is more of a popover than a German pancake albeit that the differences are minimal.) When I first moved to England, I…

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  • Ricotta Chocolate Chip Cake

    Tyler

    Have you ever visited Sicily or been to Mike’s pastry shop in Boston? If you have, then you probably had or saw a cannoli. The image of a single cannolo has haunted me the last couple weeks. I have yet to have had a successful attempt making them myself. After…

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  • Crostata Al Limone: An Italian Lemon Tart

    Tyler

    When I first moved to Italy, I saw this incredible dessert in a pastry shop. I admired it for a minute or two, but I didn’t have the 24 Euro on hand to buy something I didn’t know if I’d like. It was this pie-like thing with an incredible lattice.…

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  • Osterbrot: German Easter Bread

    Tyler

    Happy Easter! Only a few hours until Easter Morning! I can’t wait, there’s so much that happens each Easter that it turns the holiday into something magical. Osterbrot definitely makes it into the classic Easter tradition area. That is true, at least, if you are German, enjoy German holiday traditions,…

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  • Bienenstich (German Bee Sting Cake)

    Tyler

    Wow!  it has been quite a bit of time since I posted a recipe! Sorry about that. After my brother’s wedding. It’s been really difficult to get back into the full swing of things. And then on St. Patrick’s Day, I went crazy and made six or seven different traditional…

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  • German Herrencreme

    Tyler

    I love a good herrencreme. It’s one of those delicious desserts that you can whip up in a few minutes. It’s also one of those tasty treats that you can sit down and relax. Herrencreme tastes like a fancy ice cream and makes you feel as if you were at a ball…

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  • The City of Brest’s Best Crepes

    Tyler

    Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope you are celebrating today (being Valentine’s Day and the 14th day of French February) as I am with a bite of something delicious! (Crepes are beyond delicious, but that may be partially due to how simple they are to make! I mean, I croissants are incredible…

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  • Homemade Sourdough Croissants

    Tyler

    Happy French February! Today I was inspired to make these homemade sourdough croissants. I hope you like them! It’s a funny story about why I decided to make them… BUT before I do so you should know that the sourdough flavor in these croissants depends on how sour your poolish…

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