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  • Banoffee Pie - A Classic Delicious British Treat

    Banoffee Pie

    Tyler

    Banoffee pie is a classic British dessert that you’ll find in any shop (you name it, from Tesco to Aldi). It’s a really remarkable dish. After living in England for a year, I had never heard of the dish until the girl I was dating mentioned that it was her favorite dish. So, on our next date I brought a dessert (we had a lot of picnics – absolutely stunning countryside, a great place for a picnic). I had grabbed Sainsbury’s Banoffee pie. Which I thought was quite good, but she convinced me that I was wrong. She also pointed…

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  • Fresh Homemade Naan

    Tyler

    Homemade Naan is by far one of my favourite types of bread to make at home. Not only is it delicious, but it’s easy and fast! This Homemade Naan recipe is extremely easy. The recipe is part of a 3-part series on Chicken Tikka Masala and Garam Masala. Check them…

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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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  • 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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  • Traditional Coffee-free Tiramisu

    Tyler

    I remember the first time I laid my eyes on a tiramisu. It was glorious; it tasted absolutely stunning; from the moment it touched my tongue I knew I had to learn how to make it. That was just one awe-inspiring event that changed the course of my taste for desserts. That…

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  • Syrup-free Gingerbread Biscuit

    Tyler

    Merry Christmas!! ‘Tis the season for gingerbread biscuits!! At the beginning of the month, I took out my Christmas decorations and began thinking about what dishes I’d like to make this December. Italian panettone, English wassail, and gingerbread biscuits decorated with royal icing immediately came to mind. I decided to start with…

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  • Royal Icing

    Tyler

    Royal icing is one of the common ways to top cakes or cookies. It’s made from powdered sugar, egg whites. You can use all kinds of colors to create a perfect sugary design. One of the best parts of royal icing is how easy it is to change. Need a…

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