Have you ever tasted a pop tart? The Kellogg’s pastry has been a popular snack in US since the 60’s, but I only tasted it for the first time a few weeks ago after watching Gilmore Girls. To celebrate the release of the new films, I decided to make a homemade version of brown sugar cinnamon pop tarts. These tarts are all natural, with a flaky pastry, a creamy filling and a sweet glaze. They are easy to make and so much better (and healthier) than the store-bought version.
I haven’t made a great use of my cake tins and stand mixer in the last few months, but this week I finally had a very good reason to get my oven on. Today I am celebrating my blog’s 5th anniversary, so I made a special, beautiful, layered cake: Lemon Cake with Rosemary Buttercream Frosting.
When I started my blog Mondomulia in November 2011, baking was a hobby and a way to relax after a week at work in an advertising agency. Now that I am a full time blogger working from home, baking is… Continue reading
I love the idea of swapping recipes with friends, especially exotic recipes from other countries. So when Tesco invited me to take part to this year’s Festive Food Swap, I happily accepted. I had no idea which recipe I would receive in the post and I was very excited when I found out it was Nanaimo Bars!
I first tasted nanaimo bars four or five years ago in Leeds (of all places!), they were made from a local baker (a Canadian expat) and available in different flavours. I loved them!
The bars are named after the city of Nanaimo in… Continue reading