Blueberry Muffin
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Blueberry Muffins

Perhaps he got inspired by Tokyo’s blue winter sky, but when I asked my youngest what kind of muffins we should bake he said “something with blue”. So, out we went and got some Blueberries - for delicious tasting Blueberry Muffins.  And as the oven was heating up our cold, chilly kitchen, after we mixed… Continue reading Blueberry Muffins

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Fruit Scones

Christmas time means as well holiday time for the kids. Time to slow down - time to get bored now and then. I like it when kids get bored, as they often get creative. When my son got bored this time, he grabbed Jamie Oliver`s cooking book, picked a recipe and asked if we can… Continue reading Fruit Scones

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Chocolate Mint Cookies

It got rainy here today. And it is Friday, the weekend is about to start. And the kids have friends over. All good reasons to get some chocolate cookies into the oven! First time I tried this recipe but thankfully it did not disappoint! Or should I say my Nigella Express book did not disappoint.… Continue reading Chocolate Mint Cookies

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Carrot cake ~ with cardamom ~

Carrots - not just for the rabbits! While on holiday in Sweden my son and I tried several carrot cakes and most of the ones we tried in the Cafe`s had the special twist with cardamom!  It was a great treat to simply indulge, not too heavy, very fresh. Three days back at home and… Continue reading Carrot cake ~ with cardamom ~

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Lemon Curd cookies

Christmas time is as a well baking time and while I do like to stick to some traditional baking I tend to add something new here and there, too, as mentioned as well under my post about traditions. So when a dear friend moved away and left me a jar of lemon curd, I decided… Continue reading Lemon Curd cookies