Chocolate Truffles Recipe

Cocoa coated chocolate truffle

This chocolate truffle recipe is very easy to make and I thought I’d share it, especially with Valentine’s day coming around the corner. When I was a kid, I would eat truffles by the dozen from those pretty gold foiled packages that only seemed to appear around Christmas time. For a treat that seems so fancy, it really surprised me when I learned that making chocolate truffles only require three main ingredients and next to no kitchen experience. Continue reading

Easy Shrimp Pastry Pouches

These irresistible shrimp pastry hors d’ouvres are super easy, taste amazing and look super impressive. The phyllo dough creates an incredibly thin flaky encasement and the warm cream cheese n’ onion shrimp filling just gushes with flavor in every bite. I promise you this tried and true recipe will earn you rave reviews, as long as you serve them fresh from the oven. The filling can also be used as dip for crackers or breads.


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Classic Butter Cookie

This is a super easy recipe that produces a delightfully crispy and classic butter cookie. As you can see, I’ve also added a dollop of peanut butter to each cookie and mixed in cranberries with some others. My mother usually bakes them with pecans. You can be imaginative and add in your own nuts/dried fruits such as pecans, walnuts, raisins etc. (whatever you can think of).

Adding Peanut Butter to the Butter cookie dough

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Super Sponge Cake

Sponge Cake in 10-inch Angel Food Cake Pan

If you enjoy desserts that are light, moist and very subtle in sweetness, this amazing sponge cake recipe is for you. It’s great on its own and also yummy when paired with freshly whipped cream and fruit. Honestly, the only bad thing I have to say is that this cake is so light, it feels like you’ve eaten nothing at all; and because it is so delicious, you’ll feel the desire to eat the entire thing in one sitting. Continue reading