ROSCON DE REYES

History and Cultural Significance: One of the most common things you will see in bakeries in Spain during the Christmas holidays is a large bagel-shaped cake, usually cut in half long-ways and filled with whipped cream or other sweet fillings. This cake is called a Roscón de Reyes—roscón is the large bagel shape of the…

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM CAKE

Finally, the summer is here. As we could not enjoy the spring due to Covid-19, I hope we will be enjoying every moment of summer.  Today I will share the recipe of a delicious cake that will be a perfect companion for the  tea time to be enjoyed during summer afternoons I decorated my cake with…

POIRE BELLE HELENE

For me, the best part of French Cuisine is the desserts and I would like to share the recipe of Poire Belle Helene which was invented by Auguste Escoffier. He is considered as the founder of modern French cuisine and he is inspired by the beautiful Helene of the operetta “La belle Hélène”. This summer,…

GLUTEN-FREE BEAN BROWNIES

Ingredients: – 2 cups cooked beans – 3 eggs – ½ cup sugar – 3 table spoon cacao powder – 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts – ½ cup milk – ½ cup oat bran – 2 table spoon butter – 1 table spoon orange zest – 1 table spoon vanilin – 1 table spoon baking…

MINI PAVLOVA

25th of February is the first birthday of “lachefturca” and I would like to celebrate it with a very elegant and delicious recipe. Despite the fact that the baking time is quite long, it is very easy to prepare. I hope you will try the recipe and enjoy it. Pavlova is named after a Russian…

AMALFI COAST AND NAPLES

I have traveled around nearly ¼ of the World as a solo traveler until now. I always do my homework before each trip to locate most interesting destinations, I walk at least 15 kilometers a day while I am traveling, I get up at 7.00 o’clock sharp to make use of most of the day….