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Saturday, 25 July 2020



No-Bake Chocolate Cake 

Prep time: 10 minutes
Chill time: 3 to 6 hours
Yield: 8 peices

Ingredients:

4 cups milk
6 Tablespoon corn starch
6 tablespoon cacao powder
1/2 cup sugar
1 and half packet of crackers

Full video Recipe here:



The way:

- In a large saucepan, place milk, cornstarch, cacao powder and sugar. Whisk to dissolve, then place saucepan on a medium heat and keep stirring.
- Bring it to simmer until boiled and thicken. Remove from heat.
- In a dish ( I'm using a 10 x 8 inch pyrex dish for my recipe) lined a biscuits ( crackers) layer, cover with chocolate mixture. Repeat for 2 more layer until ending with a chocolate layer. Cool at room temperature, cover and chill for at least 3 hours.
- Enjoy!


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Tuesday, 14 July 2020



Date Tea cookies

Prep time: 10 minutes
Baking time: 7 minutes
Yield: 35 cookies

Ingredients: 1 egg 1 egg yolk 1/2 tsp vanilla powder or 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup melted butter or oil 2 cups all purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 2 tablespoon milk powder (optional) For filling: 200g date paste 1 tbsp soft butter pinch of cinnamon pinch of cardamom(optional)

Full Video recipe here:



The way:

- Prepare filling: add soft butter, pinch of cinnamon and pinch of cardamom(optional) to the date paste, knead together until soft date paste.
- In a large bowl add eggs, i added 1 whole egg and 1 egg yolk. Add sugar and vanilla, whisk together until sugar dissolve in eggs. Add oil or melted butter, give it a quick whisk.
- Add dry ingredients the flour, baking powder and milk powder into the egg mixture.
- Stir until combined as a dough, continue knead with hands until you have a smooth & soft cookies dough.
- Take a medium ball of dough and spread with hand, take medium ball of date paste and roll as a roller, place in the middle of the dough, close dough and roll with hands( see the video for the steps).
- With a fork decorate the top of cookies by making a lines.
- Cut into square cookies.
- Place cookies in a prepare a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- Bake in preheated oven 220°C for 7 minutes or until golden color.
- Cool down before serve it.
- Enjoy.





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Saturday, 4 July 2020




Best Chocolate Chips Muffins

Prepared time: 10 minutes
Baking time: 20 minutes
Yield: 12 muffins

Ingredients:

100g softened butter
3/4 cup sugar
2 Eggs 
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup chocolate chips

Watch full Video recipe here:


The way:

- Prepare your tin by line it with paper liners.
- In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time with vanilla extract. I use vanilla powder so i added only 1/2 teaspoon, Mix all together until well combined.
- Sift dry ingredients flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Add dry ingredients with milk into two phases. Mix until you have a smooth muffins batter.
- Add chocolate chips to muffins batter, with a kitchen spatula, gently fold in chocolate chips.
- Spoon out the muffins batter into prepared paper liners. 
-Bake at preheated oven at 220°C for 5 minutes then reduce temperature to 180°C and bake for another 15 minutes.
- When out of oven, cool at a wire rack.
Enjoy!
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Monday, 29 June 2020


Easy Mini Cheesecakes 

Prep time: 5 minutes
Baking time: 15 minutes
Quantity: 12 mini cheesecake

Ingredients:

15 crackers (100g)
60 g Melted butter
For Cheese layer:
400 g cream cheese
Half a cup of sugar
2 eggs
2 tablespoons of all purpose flour
125 g yogurt
Lemon zest, take only green or yellow peel
1/2 teaspoon of vanilla pouder or 1 tsp of vanilla extract
For decorating:
Fruits such as strawberry, cherry, berries, or strawberry jam

Watch full video here:



The way:

1. Prepare your cupcakes tin with placing cupcakes liners.
2. In food processor add cracker, pulse until finely chopped. Or place the crackers in a zip bag and crush with a roller until finely chopped.
3. Place crackers in a large bowl and add butter, mix the butter in completely.
4. Add a tablespoon of the crust into each cupcake paper.
5. Use a glass bottom to press the crust down.
6. To make the filling in a large bowl cream the cream cheese with sugar, lemon zest and vanilla. Add yogurt give a quick mix add eggs, combine and finally add the flour, beat until well mixed.
7. Fill the cupcakes paper liners with cheese batter.
8. Bake at 170°C for 15 minutes. Turn off oven and allow to rest in the oven for about 15 minutes with the half door open, then remove and allow to cool at room temperature. Chilled for at least 4 hours so they firm up.
9. Once cooled decorate with fruits or jam.
Enjoy!

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Saturday, 27 June 2020



A refreshing smoothie is all you need for a healthy quick summer breakfast or after a working day, last days of sunny good weather here in Belgium made me think of fresh smoothie to enjoy my moments. 
I had all the fresh fruits by hand to enjoy with my family a quick weekend morning healthy smoothies, so i made 5 delicious different flavors smoothies recipes.

Watch full video here:



strawberry banana smoothie

Prep time: 10 minutes
serve: 2

Ingredients:

1 cup frozen strawberries
2 Cold small bananas
3/4 Cup cold milk
Sugar or honey (optional)


The way:

- In a blender add all the ingredients, blend all together until well combine.
- In a serving cup pour the smoothie.
- Serve immediately.

Green apple lime smoothie

Prep time: 1 min
Yield: 1 persons

Ingredients:

1 green lemon 
1 small green apple
12-15 ment leaves
1 cup cold water
sugar or honey

The way:

 Peel of the green lemon and be sure to remove the white outside peel and remove the seeds if there any.
 In blender place apple, ment, lemon, water and sugar. Blend for about 1 minute or until well blended.
 Pour the smoothie in a serving cups. Add ice cube.

Watermelon strawberries smoothie

Prep time: 1 min
Yield: 2 persons

Ingredients:

1/2 cup strawberry
2 cups watermelon
1 tbsp lemon juice(optional)
You can add honey or sugar
depends on the sweetness of the fruits

The way:

Place all ingredients in blender, blend until you have a smooth and perfect smoothie.
Pour in a serving cups.

PiƱa colada smoothie

Prep time: 5 mins
Serve: 2

Ingredients:

1/2 cup frozen coconut milk
230g (1 cup) frozen pineapple
1/4 cup pineapple juice

The way:

Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth, about 1 minute.
Pour the smoothie into serving cups.



Nectarine-Yogurt Smoothie

Prep time: 3 mins
Yield: 2 persons

Ingredients:

5 Nectarine
4 tbsp yogurt
1/2 cup milk
2 tbsp sugar or honey

The way:

 Peel of the nectarine and remove the seeds.
 In blender place nectarine, yogurt, milk and sugar. Blend for about 1 minute or until well blended.
 Pour the smoothie in a serving cups. Add ice cube.

Enjoy!


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Thursday, 25 June 2020



Date Squares 

Ingredients:

For dough:
3 Cups all purpose flour
180g soft butter
1/2 Cup sugar
1/2 Tsp vanilla 
2 teaspoon baking powder
Pinch of salt
1/2 cup water 

For filling:
250g date paste
1 tablespoon soft butter
1/2 tsp ground cardamom (optional)

Full video recipe:



The way:

- Prepare square pan by paint with butter and cover with parchment paper.
- In a large bowl place butter with sugar and vanilla. Whisk until sugar dissolve and well combined with butter. 
- Add flour with baking powder. Whisk until flour combined with butter. Add water and knead *( add water gradually it may takes more or less than 1/2 cup depends on flour type).
- Preparing the filling: In another bowl, add butter, ground cinnamon to the date paste. Knead until you have a soft date paste.
- Take out two thirds of the dough. Cover the remain third with plastic wrap and freeze for 20 minutes.
- Spread the two thirds of dough in the prepared pan. Add the date paste over the crust. With food grater start to grate the chilled dough as crumbles at the top of the date filling until the layer covered.
- Bake at preheated oven 180°C for 35 minutes or until golden top.
-  Cut as squares.Cool down on a wire rack before serving.
Enjoy!
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Monday, 22 June 2020



Baked Donuts Filled with Nutella

Prep time: 30 minutes
Baking time: 15 minutes
Yeild: 15 Donuts

Ingredients:

3 and 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/3 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
pinch of salt
1 Tablepoon instant yeast
3/4 cup warm milk
60g melted butter

For filling:
4 tablespoon Nutella
1/2 cup melted butter (100g)
1 cup sugar


Watch full video Recipe here:


The way:

- Prepare a baking sheet by line it with parchment paper.
- In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, instant yeast, salt, vanilla and eggs. On a low speed mix all together then add warm milk and melted butter.
- Knead until smooth and sticky dough. Cover with plastic wrap and rest for 45 minutes at room temperature.
- Dust a surface with flour and roll dough out to just under 1/2" thick. With a cookies cutter, cut into round donuts. Re-roll scraps.
- Place donuts on prepared baking sheet cover and let rise for 45 minutes.
- Preheat oven at 200˚C with rack in the center of the oven.
- Bake donuts for 15 minutes or until golden top.
- When out of oven, with a knife Cut a deep slit in the side of each donuts.
- Pipe nutella  with a pastry bag into each donut, then brush over with melted butter and roll to coat lightly with sugar.

Enjoy!
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