We learned this easy and classic chocolate ganache recipe at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris while learning how to make macarons (…or in English spelled Macaroons). Click here for the macaron recipe. This ganache was used to pipe into the center of the macarons but could be used for topping […]
We christened our journey in Paris with an early morning cooking class at the famous cooking school ‘Le Cordon Bleu‘. If you have a love of cooking but are not here long enough to enroll in the actual chef school, then be sure to check out the school’s short courses […]
Dream a little dream cake. You will dream about biting into a delightful dessert again and again once you taste it. Thank you Bente for baking this for us and sharing your recipe.
Grandma Lily’s sister is Bente and she is a wonderful baker and cook. While we were in Middlefart, she made us several delicious desserts as well as a full meal. Filled with Danish charm, Middelfart is a region in Southern Denmark. It is a small town of about 13,000 people and only about 112 […]
In Danish these delicious little round pancakes are called ‘æbleskiver’, and are a childhood treat for most Danes. Made in the special pan, shown in the image below, they made all the more fun by their ‘pop in the mouth’ shape and size. It would be easy to indulge on dozens […]
Since we love to eat, we were excited to discover that our Danish family is filled with skilled cooks. Not only have we been treated to delicious meals and desserts, but preserving is also a common kitchen task found around Denmark. At this time of year (September) there are an […]
Homemade marzipan is not that common since it is so easy to find in Danish grocery stores and delis. However, the recipe itself is not too difficult provided you can locate the 1 bitter almond that is recommended for the traditional flavor. Even without this bitter almond, the flavor will […]
This is one of our most favorite ‘Go To’ recipes for birthday events. It is easy to put together and it is popular with the little children and the adults. Nothing ever gets thrown away from this dessert. Mix together graham crumbs with butter, press into the bottom of a […]
Apple Pie Filling: This recipe will make enough filling to fill one deep 9 inch pie or 12 tarts. You will also need to make Grandmother’s pie crust which is found here.
This is one of the cakes that our Grandmother made often for Sunday dinners. It is easy to make, light, moist and smells absolutely divine. It uses basic ingredients that are found in most pantries if you bake on a regular basis. You can serve it with frosting, fruit, ice […]