Unbirthday Cake

Oct 24, 2015

Cake is joy! Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. I love to make cakes and I enjoy eating them as well. And it gives me great pleasure to bake a cake…

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Chocolate and Olive Oil Cake

Sep 04, 2015

As I was setting out to make this cake yesterday, I distinctly remember having this thought: “Thank God it’s always someone’s birthday and I get the perfect excuse to bake a…

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Plum & Ricotta Cake

Sep 02, 2015

I seriously cannot get enough of these plums. I mean, they’re in season, they’re really nice and ripe right now and you know, if life gives you plums, I think…

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Chocolate Apple Cake

Aug 24, 2015

There’s a chill in the air that will have you know Summer is slowly making its exit. That and the fact that apples are starting to ripe. It’s been a…

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A Short Farewell Dinner

Jul 16, 2015

It’s become sort of a ritual of mine: every year, before we leave on Summer vacation I like to have some of our closest friends over and cook a big…

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Happy Anniversary, Sunglass Curator!

Jun 26, 2015

Sunglass Curator turned three this year! To celebrate this occasion they threw a lovely evening garden party and asked me to help out with the food and much to my delight,…

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A Moroccan Feast

Jun 12, 2015

“The chief pleasure in eating does not consist in costly seasoning, or exquisite flavour, but in yourself.” Horace (65-8 B.C.) Roman lyric poet.  Oh, how much truth this quote from…

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Easy Breezy Birthday Pavlova

Apr 29, 2015

This past weekend we got to celebrate a Birthday in our family, a big and round one, as my father in law turned 70. And a big party was held,…

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Happy Anniversary, Rokolectiv!

Apr 17, 2015

Rokolectiv, the festival for electronic music and related visual arts which takes place annually in Bucharest, turns 10 this year. And I honestly don’t know when that happened. It seems…

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