Mindful moment

An afternoon teatime has become a holy ritual. On Fridays it’s less ‘mindful’ during the doggies playdate. Bonnie, Aragon and Oskar are real buddies, as Anria, Diane and myself enjoy an afternoon walk/chat/teatime together. Today I’ll prepare a juicy ricotta cake, without butter. Put 500 grams of cold fresh ricotta in a bowl. Use a … More Mindful moment

Sweet weekend

Since I’ve been leading my quieter life, I enjoy my afternoon teatime. I find it easier to drink 1 liter of tea than 1 liter of water. Earl Grey is my absolute favorite. During the week I limit myself to 1 ready made cookie but on Saturday I prepare a sweet extra for the entire … More Sweet weekend

Warm and cosy

The first real cold has arrived, although still sunny and also really windy. After a walk with Oskar, we are ready for warm tea and an upside down pear almond cake. Remove the skin and seeds of 5 little pears. Slice and mix with the juice of 1/2 lemon and the leaves of a few … More Warm and cosy

A smooth apple pie

Start by putting the ingredients (3 eggs, 200 grams of yoghurt, 130 grams of butter) at room temperature. Melt the butter. Preheat the oven at 160°. Mix butter and sugar ( use a whisk and warm power, or use a kitchen robot with a dough hook). Add the eggs, one by one and 1 teaspoon … More A smooth apple pie

Something sweet in between cheese cake and torta della nonna

There are  many different cheese cakes and torte della nonna. Especially when they start to become lookalikes, I love them. So I often prepare something in between, and it is so easy if you start with a ready made pastry. Mix 500 grams of low fat Greek yoghurt with 100 gram of low fat ricotta, … More Something sweet in between cheese cake and torta della nonna