Vasilopita ~ Greek New Year’s Cake

Vasilopita is a special Greek dish baked for New Year’s Day either as a bread or a cake. This has silver or gold coins dropped in the batter and baked. The tradition holds that whoever gets it, is supposed to get good luck in the new year. There were many different recipes for this as […]

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Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies from Italy

Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies from Italy is my chosen dish for N. My initial choice was Neujahrspretzel which is a baked huge pretzel. I didn’t want to be so predictable by picking something with Nutella, however, after so many bakes both as cakes and bread, I realized that my boys were not touching it even […]

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Mupotohayi | Chimodho from Zimbabwe

Mupotohayi also known as chimodho, is a cornmeal bread from Zimbabwe. This was supposed to have been popular in the 80’s and 90’s and used to be served with butter or jam. It used to be prepared traditionally on a stove top or in a potjie (caldron) over a fire. Well, the baking method seems […]

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Lekach | Honig Lekach from Germany

Lekach or Honig Lekach is a German spongy cake made with honey, apple along with many other spice powders. This sponge cake or tea cake has an interesting story behind it, which also sort of becomes appropriate for today. This cake is made for Jewish New Year or natively referred as Rosh Hashanah. I came […]

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Kugelhopf | Savory Kugelhopf Bread

I made a Savory Kugelhopf Bread for today! A Kugelhopf is a yeasted cake, traditionally baked in a Bundt mold. It is popular in a wide region of Europe, including southern Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, and Alsace. I could have taken this under any of the countries, just choose Germany. Kugelhopf is […]

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Devil’s Food Cake from United States

Devil’s food cake is a sinful, moist, airy and rich layered chocolate cake. There is no other way to describe than this. Again I had something else on the list, however, when I realized that I could do yet another chocolate cake, I wasn’t giving up on the idea. This chocolate cake is considered to […]

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Brownies from United States

Brownies are a classic American dessert. It is mostly presented as a square baked dessert. Baked in a square pan, it is sliced into square bars and can come in different textures. It is supposed to be a cross between a cake and a cookie in texture. However, there are brownies that are fudgy, chewy, or […]

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Eggless Carrot Cake

Eggless Carrot Cake is one of those delicious cakes that you can make and enjoy during your holidays. Today’s version is made especially for Easter and supposed to be Easter special. I love Carrot cake and have made a couple of other versions. All are eggless and the best one that I simply love is this […]

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