It’s been forever since my last post – but most importantly, it’s been a year since my first blog post. So, as a celebration, I’ve decided to share with you my favorite dessert and a recipe that’s dear to me, as it’s not one I found on the internet, but one given to me by my talented mother. So hang on to your hats, this one comes with exact quantities and instructions and everything!
This is the story of how you can improvise with ingredients that you have on hand. It’s one of the simplest recipes ever and I think you can enjoy these potatoes on their own or as a side dish because they’re so delicious!
Okay, so because yesterday I cooked some main course dishes, today I decided that it was a good day to get back to baking, my first love. Considering my latest failures in the field, I decided I’ll try something simple. And I figured, what’s simpler than baking a brownie?
So today I decided that I was going to cook. Now, I’m a good cook – not to brag or anything, but I’ve learned a lot helping my mom in the kitchen since I was 10 years old, so most of my knowledge and technique comes from her. But lately, I’ve been having a lot of bad luck in the kitchen – this almost never happens to me. Like two weeks ago I tried making an upside down apple cake, a cake I’ve made at least ten times before, but I managed to mess it up somehow. Actually, I tried to make that cake twice. The first time it all went well until I had to make the sponge. So I wanted to use 8 eggs for my sponge and separated the egg whites from the yolks, I began beating them and they never rose. So in my frustration, I threw everything away and tried making the same cake a few nights later. This was a disaster from the beginning: I ruined the melted sugar twice and when the cake finally came out from the oven and it was time to flip it over it all came crumbling down – literally. I think the apples were to big and the sponge just collapsed around them when I flipped it over. Maybe when I’ll make this recipe again and if it actually comes out the way I want it to I will share it with you guys. Until then, let’s talk about what I cooked today.
The first time I discovered quiche was a revelation for me… I mean, I had eaten it before, but i had never cooked it. Until last year when I got adventurous – or so I thought. I thought I was “living on the edge”, but, in fact, quiche is so simple it blew my mind – and absolutely delicious!
So I started off with a little quiche lorraine, but I’ve mixed things up since then. I love it that you can make it with just about anything that crosses your mind, you can play with the recipe and make combinations and then enjoy your delicious result. *mmmm*