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Christmas gingerbread cookies

Christmas gingerbread cookies

There is nothing more Christmassy than the smell of gingerbread baking. I made these Christmas cookies in an attempt to block out the Dubai sunshine and get that lovely feeling of Christmas in the villa. With the help of some Christmas music and a cup of tea Christmas arrived in Dubai. What you’ll need This … Continue reading

An easy cake anyone can decorate

An easy cake anyone can decorate

Don’t you just love this cake? I made this lovely sweetie cake for my husband’s birthday with a lot of help from the kids. I love the fact it was so easy to decorate and yet it’s so effective, so bright, so colourful and so tasty, there is something for everyone on this cake. How … Continue reading

Lego party food

Lego party food

The Lego party food was great fun to make and went down well with all our guests, both young and old(er). Lego head pops These Lego pops were the star of the party and went within minutes. They’re made from a single small and large marshmallow skewered onto a cake pop stick, which I bought … Continue reading

Lego brick birthday cake

Lego brick birthday cake

The Lego birthday cake took two attempts, the first one I baked and started to decorate but I wasn’t happy with it so I threw it in the bin and started again. So after a panic search on the web I found this Lego brick cake, a much simpler approach which worked well and gave … Continue reading

Stone age bread

Stone age bread

Hi again. Finally I’m with internet again 😉 After this summer holiday I really need to change some eating habits. I have seen this great recipe in Denmark; it’s from a great restaurant called King Hans (Kong Hans). It has no flour in, and you feel sooo healthy when you eat this. Try it out … Continue reading

Pinterest board – A Lego birthday

Pinterest board – A Lego birthday

It’s Harvey’s 3rd birthday the week after week get back to Dubai so I have been looking at ideas for cakes. As this year his interest in Lego has grown he is having a Lego cake, whether he likes it or not. So as a result I’ve been doing a lot of research, I have … Continue reading

Have you had a Herman yet?

Have you had a Herman yet?

My mother-in-law has just received her first Herman, a pleasure that was bestowed upon us by good friends during a quick UK trip over Christmas. What’s a Herman I bet some of you are asking? Herman is a German friendship cake, a sourdough cake recipe passed through circles of friends and family, it’s the kitchen … Continue reading

Tutu birthday party

Tutu birthday party

Last weekend we celebrated Heklas 6th birthday. We invited her friends to a tutu party. Only girls were invited and by the invitation they were asked to be wearing tutu´s at the party. What a great fun we had with all the tutu fabric around the house, balloons, tutu cake, cupcake making, tiara making, coloring princesses, … Continue reading

Soft and tasty carrot cake

Soft and tasty carrot cake

This week´s recipe is my one of my favorite. It´s a carrot cake that can never go wrong, it´s soft and tasty like you would get from your favorite cafe. When served with a good cup of coffee and a whipped cream on the side  you will complete your special treat. Give it a try … Continue reading

Coooookkkkiiiee mmoonnnssttteerrr

Coooookkkkiiiee mmoonnnssttteerrr

Yesterday was bake day at Maddy’s school and these Cookie Monster cupcakes I made sold out in minutes, what can you expect, a cupcake and a chocolate chip cookie, two treats for the price of one. You will need Fairy cakes (cup cakes) Desiccated coconut Blue food colouring Chocolate frosting Mint imperials Chocolate chip cookies … Continue reading

A puppy birthday party

A puppy birthday party

My daughter, Hekla, is obsessed with dogs. She just doesn’t give up asking if she can have a dog. For that reason, she has got a lot of dogs. Not real dogs, just soft puppies to cuddle instead of a real one. One Saturday morning she decided that it was one of her dog’s birthdays. … Continue reading