Tarte au Fromage (French goat cheesecake)

I found an amazing French cookbook dating back to 1943. One of the recipes that I would like to share with you guys today is Tarte au Fromage, French cheesecake that made in the Pitou Charante region of France. It is a light (definitely lighter in comparison to NY cheesecake made of cream cheese and cream) and just a little bit sweet tart made from goat cheese which is placed in an extremely hot oven for 15 minutes to create the burnt looking top and then turned off to finish cooking the pastry in the residual heat. Doesn’t ย it sound like an awesome experiment to try out? ๐Ÿ™‚
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#GSList

It’s almost midnight here in Toronto and I promised to lovely Katie to finish this post tonight… First of all, thank youย Katieย for this nomination. You made my day ๐Ÿ™‚ I had to put everything aside and think what are those important things that make me happy? Often times, I rush through a day without having time to pause and contemplate..and I am sure most of us do. So, I really enjoyed preparing this post.ย blog-1011 Continue reading “#GSList”

Crispy potato pancakes

I love love potato pancakes..crispy on the outside served with sour cream and fresh cilantro mm.. Such hearty dish. Super easy to make ๐Ÿ™‚ย 
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Almond cupcake with green tea frosting (gluten free)

Hi guys, hope all of you had a good week and ready for a weekend to start. How about we kick it off with super delicious, moist and healthy cupcake recipe. The smell in my kitchen is just unbelievable ๐Ÿ™‚ I wish we had an option to attach a smell to a picture of our cooking/baking creations. How awesome it would be…I would probably get hungry every time I looked at your blogs, guys. Ok, so here is the recipe.
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Nut fruit cookie (raw, vegan)

Hi there,

I hope you guys had a wonderful weekend and ready for another great week. I want to share a simple, super easy and nutritious breakfast idea with you- raw nut and fruit cookies. Just simply mix together any nuts and dried fruits you love and you have a healthy yet delicious breakfast. Here we go…
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Coffee crepes with creme fraiche and peaches

Juicy golden peaches and crรจme fraiche conjure up the sweet taste of summer. They are delicious and sweet as the filling for these light coffee-flavored buckwheat crepes. This recipe is lighter than the one I used to make Russian blini. I serve these crepes for breakfast, lunch or sometimes as a dessert after dinner. Enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚

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Pierogi with potato, cheese and Hungarian sausage

You donโ€™t have to be eastern European to love this ultimate comfort food. I grew up making pierogi with potato, cheese and bacon bits filling. Steam it and serve with sour cream. They are good on next day as well; just warm it up by frying quickly on the pan. You could make it with different fillings but one of my favorite ones are mushroom, sauerkraut, meat and potato or sausage and potato. Give it a try ๐Ÿ™‚ย 
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Rustic homemade peach galette

I decided to make one of my favourite summer desserts this time – Peach Galette. This is a simple, honest and delicious recipe of galette, made with fresh yellow peaches tossed with some sugar, butter and vanilla. I have a love for home made crust; I make several batches of dough in advance, and just wrap them in plastic wrap and keep it in the freezer until needed. If you have never made homemade crust before, you will be surprised at how easy it is to make it. Make this peach galette while peaches are at their best ๐Ÿ™‚
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German chocolate coffee cake

This past weekend I had my mother-in-law birthday so i baked delicious bday cake with her and our favourite things: chocolate, cocoa, coffee, nuts, milk and coconut. I used the basic German chocolate recipe and modified it for our taste. It turned out to be such a hit, even my picky nephews ate it ๐Ÿ™‚ No cake was left at the end of the evening!

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