Couldn’t resist posting a fun savoury cake to share with you for Halloweeeen! Yes, it’s that classic Swedish party cake which is basically sandwiches with any filling you like, shaped into a cake! I had leftovers from a roast traybake of chicken thighs, chestnut cranberry […]
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Smörgåstårta Swedish sandwich cake recipe! An easy delish savoury treat with any filling you like … :)
This is the yummiest ever savoury cake beloved by the Swedes who pride themselves on turning out the most beautiful creations. Having discovered it last year I’ve since made various prototypes and adored them all. With the summer sun getting stronger this is a brilliant […]
Healthier spiced pork or chicken scotch eggs recipe! Baked with Chinese five-spice powder, shichimi togarashi or your favourite spices!
The perfect summer picnic food, snack or light dinner, homemade scotch eggs are an extremely tasty combo of boiled egg wrapped in a layer of good-quality sausage meat, minced pork or chicken covered in crispy breadcrumbs. I love scotch eggs and miss having them here […]
Gennaro’s artichoke, bean and potato pie recipe with rosemary! Gluten-free, vegetarian or vegan … or not!
Savoury pies, yum yum! Love ’em and these are so heartily delicious and satisfying. Once again the Cooking the Chef challenge has helped me discover a wonderful bake by this month’s Italian chef Gennaro Contaldo, full of energy with his cheerful slogan ‘Why am I cooking […]
Chicken curry and coriander savoury loaf recipe! And Paris Cake Tour no.4!
Savoury loaf cakes are common in France and if you google ‘cakes salés‘ you can see a whole variety of them, all amazing. They’re perfect for snacks, light meals, picnics and party food. I’ve been taking slices for my packed lunch at work and it […]
Ritz-style crackers recipe! Glutenfree or not… With cakes and boulders in Fontainebleau! :)
So you have amazing cheese and red wine but you’re trying to cut down on other naughty snacks. Crackers are so addictive and buying a packet to eat slowly never quite works out. Yes, we’ve all tried willpower but apparently naughty salt’s to blame – according […]
Moroccan chicken pie recipe!
Having made this pie so many times and loving it more with each yummy bite, I thought I’d share it with you! So let’s have a savoury break with this delightful Moroccan chicken pie flavoured with ground pistachios or almonds, parsley, ginger, garlic, cinammon, turmeric, […]
Slightly savoury raspberry and black pepper cheesecake macarons recipe! Decorated with lunar new year roosters!
This was an experiment but the filling’s so yummy and easy to make I wanted to share these macarons with you immediately! And say happy lunar new year to you! If you celebrate I hope you’re having a lovely time with mountains of delicious food […]
Pesto spelt mini muffins recipe – yummy picnic or party appetizers!
Little savoury cakes! Extremely tasty, moreish and easy to make. These delicious little treats are perfect for picnics, parties, hiking or climbing trips or just a nice light lunch at home. Made with spelt flour so easier to digest, these pesto mini muffins owe their […]
Torta pasqualina, Italian Easter pie recipe with quark and quail’s eggs!
The first time I spotted a version of this Italian savoury treat was around 20 years ago in Peru, strangely enough. Mum and myself, we were spending a few days in Lima before going on to Machupicchu. Anyway we found this delightful spinach and chard […]
Char siu bao – steamed barbecue pork buns recipe! And what’s dim sum?
Dim sum tales and history later. First let’s talk fluffy steamed buns filled with yummy Chinese barbecue pork. These were made for Lin’s rare recipe challenge and I’m so glad I gave them a go. You can just do the char siu, roasted barbecue pork. […]
Savoury bacon crumble cheesecake
Finally a savoury recipe break between cakes! Woohoo! This cheesecake’s absolutely scrumptious, addictive, easy and fast to make. You can serve it in slices or convert to mini canapés for parties, picnics and breakfast! Yes, breakfast. 🙂 It was inspired by the Daring Kitchen cheesecake […]
Savoury goats’ cheese macarons with fig, walnut and black sesame!
Well these are as savoury as a dessert with macaron shells of sugar, ground almonds and egg white can be! They were created in response to a Daring Kitchen macaron challenge. I’d made Italian meringue macaron shells many times so challenged myself to create an […]
Gluten-free superfood seed and nut bread!
Ever thought of making a seed and nut bread? Don’t be put off by the dense texture. I once was but now I’ve seen the light and just luuuuuv this bread! And I have Susan from The Kiwi Cook to thank for this discovery. When […]
Broccoli and cheese soufflés recipe!
For a challenge… or more of a party really. Especially since everyone at our gathering has agreed soufflés are easier than expected! You can see all the delightful puffy creations at Our challenge soufflés little party. Here’s my contribution: gluten-free broccoli and cheese soufflés that […]