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Bohemian Squares
Cookies and Cakes


“Know all the theories. Master all the techniques. But as you touch a human soul, be just another human soul.”– Carl Jung I think we all know a cake that has a most interesting name, but a lot of times no one knows how the cake came to have such […]

Banana Cream Pie
Tortes, Tarts and Pies


“All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” Ralph Waldo Emerson I absolutely love bananas. For me, the ultimate dessert is anything that involves bananas, especially if they can kind of retain their original shape. Kind of like, yup, I see you banana, you! This pie […]

Schubert's Torte
Tortes, Tarts and Pies


“This is my invariable advice to people: Learn how to cook—try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless and above all have fun.” Julia Child Have you ever tried to make a proper, European style layered torte? If you have not, you are not the only one. I often […]

Cheese Puffs
Breads and Yeast Pastry


‘You have to be a romantic to invest yourself, your money, and your time in cheese.” Anthony Bourdain On the weekends, we treat ourselves, especially on Sundays. Sundays are Fun Days in our home. I bake the indulgent sweets on the weekends in order to enjoy them on Sundays, there […]

Tres Leches Cake
Cookies and Cakes


“Very little grows on jagged rock. Be ground. Be crumbled, so wildflowers will come up where you are.” Rumi The first time I heard about Tres Leches cake was some years ago, and curiously, I heard that it was Macedonian or Albanian – but, the name, it has some seriously […]