Saturday, 4 January 2014

Spring favourites



Photo's: Pinterest

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Weekend snapshots


Getting in the holiday mood @ home
Brrr, longing for CuraƧao again! (wearing silver Zara booties and coat) 
Baking French apple and lemon merengue pie
Want to buy a vizsla puppy. Can't wait! (photo's via Pinterest)


Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Walnut cake

A delicious winter cake

200g walnuts, shelled 
1 tsp. baking powder 
1 tsp. ground cinnamon 
100g soft butter 
5 eggs,  split 
130g caster sugar 
1 tsp. vanilla sugar 
pinch of salt

Preheat the oven to 170˚C.
Line the bottom of a baking tin of 20 cm with baking paper. Grease the sides with butter.
Grind the walnuts in the bowl. Add the butter and pinch of salt and mix well. Beat the egg yolks with the sugar until the mixture has thickened. Add the walnuts butter mixture and baking powder, vanilla sugar and cinnamon and beat well together. Beat the egg whites until the foam has become peaks. 
Fold the egg whites carefully into four parts by the batter. 
Pour the batter into the baking tin and bake 60-70 minutes in the oven.
Let the cake cool down at least 30 minutes in the tin.  
Sprinkle with a little powdered sugar.
Bon appetit!


Sunday, 10 November 2013

Emerson Fry

 I absolutely love Emerson’s style. The collections are feminine, comfortable and with that little extra.

Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Pear almond cake

60 g of butter at room temperature 
180 g almond flour 
1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest
150g self-raising flour 
4 eggs 
150 gr granulated sugar 
2-3 pears

 Preheat the oven to 160 C.
Mix the butter, almond flour, lemon zest, flour, eggs and sugar in a bowl.
Put the mixture in a large cake tin. Press the pears in the mixture and sprinkle with some sugar. Bake in a preheated oven for about 30-35 minutes.

Bon appetit!