Tag: cake

Strawberry Sponge Cake


“A party without a cake is really just a meeting.” – Julia Child Summer is almost here. I can taste it in the sweet strawberries especially the ones I or my kids picked. They are warm and sweet and somehow taste more real because I can see the plant they […]

Schubert's Torte


“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 […]

Tres Leches Cake


“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 […]