Apricot Tart for Long Summer Days

Jun 09, 2017
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This tart is very good; and I’m not just saying so. It’s just the right amount of sweet and tart, with a faint bittersweet hint. Making it calls for very…

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Happy Anniversary, Rokolectiv!

Apr 17, 2015
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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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Dark Macaroon Tart

Apr 03, 2015
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Do you like Bounty chocolate bars? How about if I told you could make a healthier version of the famous chocolate bar in the shape of a rich and decadent tart, yet…

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Grown-up Flourless Chocolate Cake

Mar 04, 2015
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Before having a child, I was a one of those spontaneity prone people, free to go out to dinner and/or a movie on a whim, whenever I chose and pleased. It…

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Granola is a Thing of Love

Feb 16, 2015
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Well, at least to me it is. Granola is something you have in the morning and those are usually spent with those you love; even if it’s just you, because…

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Monday’s Flourless Tangerine Cake

Jan 26, 2015
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So, it seems that today is Blue Monday, apparently the most depressing day of the year, at least according to a formula that analyzes a sum of factors, from weather…

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Grandma’s Layered Chocolate Cake

Jan 09, 2015
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The origins of this cake remain unknown. The recipe, scribbled in my grandmother’s handwriting, credits no other source. I never questioned this, as I was always far more interested in…

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‘Tis the Season to go Vegan

Dec 21, 2014
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A lot of my friends are vegetarians. Truth be told, I’m pretty stoked when we have them over, because I love cooking and eating vegetables and sharing a meal with…

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