• Fresh Fruit Tart

    6 years ago

    I am so glad it's Summer, I love berry season and I and so glad we finally got blueberries. This fruit tart taste delicious, crumbly crust combined with sweet cream topped with fresh fruits.

  • Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

    6 years ago

    Chocolate dipped strawberries may look too complicated to make. The secret to a very easy dipping is to use chocolate melts, not chocolate chips but melts. They are sold in most craft stores or even Walmart. They chocolate runs very smooth and when it hardens its still easy to bite into.

  • Prune Walnut Cake

    6 years ago

    This is a very common cake in a Slavic kitchen. It has an amazing flavor from the caramel cream, loaded with walnuts and prunes. The cake is very simple to make, if you follow instructions, I promise you it will turn out amazing.

    Follow instructions how to bake beskvit from my “Beskvit” cake recipe. (recipe/92) I baked 2 of them, this way I got much taller cake.

  • Perfect Sponge Cake

    6 years ago

    Updated July 16, 2013

    This is a very simple way of preparing a sponge cake. This process is similar to preparing a boxed cake, but avoids the preservatives.

    The cakes always turn out perfect and leveled. I use this cake in many recipes, such as Tiramisu and Prune Walnut Cake.

  • Tiramisu

    6 years ago

    I have made tiramisu with ladyfingers and I didn't really like it. This time(still living at moms), I had so much pressure trying to impress her(she cooks amazing food)... I was worried. But cake tured out so good and looked like one you buy at the store. I couldn't stop bragging about it. Of course...I had to have it for breakfast too... :( (thats what you get when you have amazing food at...

  • No-Bake Cheesecake Truffles

    6 years ago

    Updated November 2, 2013
    If you have gram crackers on hand, this is one of the easiest ways to prepare a dessert that only takes minutes.

    This recipe I got years ago from a friend of mine, Zhanna. When I got a taste of them, I knew that I just had to share this recipe with you. Combination of cream cheese and gram crackers together tastes like a delicious cheesecake, and with...

  • Honeydew Fruit Salad

    6 years ago

    Marrying strawberries together with honeydew in a fruit salad is a perfect match. I like to make this salad when I am hosting a party, a great way to change things up in the way we serve fruit.

  • A Surprise Cookie

    6 years ago

    Updated: December 18, 2012

    The name of this cookie was put together by myself, since I'm not too sure of the real name. A while back, I found this recipe in one of the Russian cookbooks. A Surprise Cookie is a small cookie with a surprise at the bite. It has a wonderful combination of chocolate flavor, prunes and nuts in every bite.

  • Cranberry Almond Biscotti

    6 years ago

    Updated October 11, 2013

    I was first introduced to biscotti by our landlord, when my family just moved to US. She owned a biscotti factory. I quickly fell in love with the crispy texture and the way it melts in your mouth with a sip of a coffee.

    Biscotti are actually quite simple and quick to make.When preparing your own biscotti at home, you get to enjoy the beautiful aroma...

  • Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

    6 years ago

    Updated November 30, 2012.

    These cookies are just too adorable. The taste reminds me of brownies and at the same time, an extra crunch on the outside. They are always a huge hit when I make them.