Black Banana cake

I would like to share with you this great recipe from Nigel Slater, who I greatly admire, that I tried this last weekend. It turned out to be my kind of cake, maybe it is your kind of cake too. Love the fact that this recipe is using bananas that are passed that perfect point, suddenly this…

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Boozy Chocolate Salami

At home all the best chocolate desserts include a bit of Aguardente de Medronho (Portuguese Arbutus Grappa). As my father family is from Monchique (the highest mountain in Algarve) and there is a great production of good Aguardente there, we always keep some bottles of it home. Pairing chocolate and spirit drinks is not new…

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Simple Red Fruit Crumble

When you go over for dinner at friends and they put you in charge of dessert, sometimes (maybe many times) you don’t want to spend the whole day shopping and baking. This is a really simple and quick dessert that, when served with a ball of vanilla ice cream, will seem like it envolved a…

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Crème Brûlée Recipe

Crème Brûlée is one of my ultimate favourite desserts. It’s not your everyday dessert, it is suppose to be something special, for both work and calories that envolves. But let’s not count calories today, because otherwise this would be a post about a salad and not about dessert. I assure you that the taste of this…

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Everyone should have a chocolate chip cookies recipe at hand, in some occasions all problems seems to go away with one of these. Also you can freeze individually small scoops of cookie batter and bake them in small batches instead of eating so many cookies at once (which is not good for anyone) or letting…

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