Kosher for Pesach Double Chocolate Muffins Brownies

Kosher for Pesach Double Chocolate Muffins Brownies
We had people coming over during Passover (Pesach) and my wife wanted to make something sweet. The no flour no rising agent thing posed some challenges but she came up with this recipe. It stunned us all. Yum. Kosher for Pesach Double Chocolate Muffins Brownies Delicious chocolate muffins, or is that brownies, that can be ...

Pomegranate Honey Bread Rolls

Pomegranate Honey Bread Rolls
My wife introduced me to this recipe.  Bread rolls in the shape of pomegranates. Perfect for Rosh Hashanah.  They’ll become a regular event for us.  I’ve taken the liberty to change the original recipe to use weights … I find weights give better consistency for bread products.  Pomegranate Honey Bread Rolls Steven Thomas Wonderful golden ...

Orange Chocolate Chip Muffins

Orange Chocolate Chip Muffins
Orange Chocolate Chip Muffins Galit Haviv-Thomas Chocolate and orange is a lovely combination. These muffins are light and delicious on the day you bake them. Print Recipe Pin Recipe Ingredients  3/4 cup 150 grams Sugar1 tablespoon orange zest from two oranges1 3/4 cups 250 grams white flour2 1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1 cup dark chocolate ...

Mini Coconut Financiers / Minis Financiers À La Noix De Coco

Mini Coconut Financiers / Minis Financiers À La Noix De Coco
Galit wanted something Kosher for Passover and asked Karine Vigaelles for advice. Karine suggested “Minis Financiers À La Noix De Coco” off her site, but substituting almond powder for flour. A great success. Very moist and light; a delightful contrast to common fare at passover. Mini Coconut Financiers / Minis Financiers À La Noix De ...

Kath’s Knækbrød

Kath's Knækbrød
Kath Wattam served this up for brunch when we visit her in Copenhagen last week. We had eaten a delightful meal with a variety of cheeses on Knækbrød when we asked “Where can we buy some of these crackers?” It was only then we realised that Kath had made them herself. Fantastic. Great taste and ...

French Glacé Cherries and Pistachios Financiers

French Glacé Cherries and Pistachios Financiers
Galit and I were introduced to these small French cakes by Karine Vigaelles. A financier is a small French cake. Financiers are light, moist and springy, with a crisp, eggshell-like exterior. They usually contains almond flour, crushed or ground almonds, or almond flavouring. The distinctive feature of the recipe is beurre noisette (brown butter). Financiers ...

Dana’s Scones

Dana's Scones
My six year old daughter Dana was given the job of cooking scones for her homework. It was all about measuring accurately. The school issued a recipe that actually produced quite nice scones. Dana's Scones Akiva School Light and fluffy scones. Perfect for making with kids. Print Recipe Pin Recipe Ingredients  225 grams self raising flour40 ...

Beignet: New Orleans Donuts

Beignet: New Orleans Donuts
My five year old daughter (Dana) was watching the Disney movie Princess and the Frog and asked me to make Beignets. These donuts are a speciality of Tiana, the princess in the story, and of New Orleans in general. The word Beignet is pronounced bey-YAY, is French in origin and means fritter.   Beignet: New ...

Orit’s Carrot Cake

Not long after I met Orit I encountered her in a mall selling a variety of cakes. Orit was born in New Zealand so her repertoire includes a Carrot Cake. I very much like this cake, so when Orit visited in the UK recently I insisted she teach me her recipe. The cake is good ...

English Cake

English Cake
The Haviv family often offer English Cake (Gateaux Anglais) with coffee in the afternoon. It is quite dry, which is good with coffee, but originally didn’t appeal to me. In New Zealand cakes tend to be more moist. Like most of Robert’s recipes this was a bit loose and it took a couple of years ...