Fantastiks are riding the new wave of French pâtisserie! They were invented by the renowned pâtissier Christophe Michalak who aimed to create fusion tarts-entremets (layered mousse cakes) that are simpler to make, transport or eat and deliver an explosion of flavours and textures at every […]
Matcha, raspberry and ricotta cream swiss roll recipe! Healthier, glutenfree, unrefined low-sugar with refined options! :)
Swiss rolls aren’t from Switzerland! And matcha green tea isn’t either but this amazingly light roll cake is international, delicious and pretty healthy! The soufflé sponge can be made with standard sugar and flour as in my earlier prototypes or glutenfree and sugarfree using xylitol. The […]
Earl Grey tea, lemon and lavender chiffon mini cakes and cupcakes recipe! With chocolate lavender buttercream! Glutenfree, low sugar… and what’s a chiffon cake?!
These are perfect when you need light soft fluffy cakes that are low sugar with the amazing citrus taste of bergamot from Earl Grey tea and a little lemon. The optional lavender in the background adds a delicious layer of flavour but no soapy taste of […]
Creamy mocha ice lollies and Mexican-style chilli mango paletas with raspberry yoghurt stripes! Recipes for a healthy popsicle fest!
As heatwaves continue to beat down on Barcelona (poor us) ice lollies, aka popsicles, have become a favourite treat. They are also very trendy this year! So out came my cheap neglected IKEA moulds bought two years ago along with silicone pots and some plastic […]
With all the summer fruit around it’s so handy and fast to shape these adorable breakfast or tea pastries. You can follow the amazing Tasty video, which as usual has no sound so is wonderfully clear for the entire world’s population! Hurray! I made another yummy […]
If you want a fresh, light and beautiful mousse cake without the sugar high, try this! Inside the apricot quark mousse there’s a zingy apricot jelly layer. On top there’s a charming citrus bergamot or vanilla quark and natural yoghurt mousse. Both mousses are sweetened […]
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, […]
I know, totally strange time to post hot cross buns but so good you’ll crave them any time of the year! You see Easter came and went and there I was still thinking about making them! Oops. But here they are, finally! They’re so yummy […]
White citrus passion: lemon-lime passionfruit mousse cakes recipe! Decorated with white velvet spray!
Sometimes you need a little citrus and passion in your life. And cake! 🙂 So here are some amazingly delicious light clouds of yumminess. A slightly over-the-top description? Mais non my cake-eating friend, these delightful entremets totally deserve it! The individual elements are fairly easy […]
Brownies are scrumptious, moist, easy to make and just generally amazing! And this healthy gluten-free, sugar-free version is perfect made with ground almonds, cocoa, xylitol or erythritol sugar substitutes, egg whites and unsweetened apple sauce or purée, which is very easy to make if you […]
A raspberry mousse cake with a layer of raspberry curd and a raspberry glaze. Because you can never have too much raspberry! With the charming crunch of green jewel-like pistachios swirling on top and studding the genoise sponge layer. And you can easily create a […]
If you’re looking for a last-minute fast and easy Easter cupcake, you might enjoy these delicious chocolatey treats! They’re vegan but you can replace the aquafaba chickpea water with egg and decorate however you like. The amazinly light and delicious sponge is from my tried […]
Vegan chocolate layer cake recipe! With optional healthier spelt flour and coconut palm sugar! And about calçots…
Try this cake that will surprise everyone with its yumminess! It was first made for a post-climbing traditional calçots barbecue here in Catalunya (will tell you about calçots later) as one of the climbers going was vegan. Funnily enough she couldn’t make it in the […]
Creamy fruit puff pastry tart recipe! With healthier quark and spelt puff options! Raspberries, strawberries, blood oranges …
Want a light, refreshing dessert you can prepare in advance and top with your favourite seasonal fruit? Here’s a simple but delicious tart you can play around with. Ahem. For a healthier and even lighter version make a white spelt flour puff pastry shell filled […]
Is your life-long ambition to bake a bread wreath? Are you a big fan of ham and cheese sandwiches? And do you love pistachios? If you answered ‘yes’ this recipe’s for youuuu! And me as I´ll be making this bread regularly! Many wreaths I found […]