Dream Recipes

Friday 21 September 2012

A dove-cake for world peace

This Friday, September 21st, 2012, is the international day of peace. So this cake is my culinary contribution! What food will you make to celebrate peace? And what will you do in your community?

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Tuesday 18 September 2012

Three cheese muffins

Cheese muffins are really cool. You can serve them warm (or cold) as an appetizer or starter, you can bring them out on your outdoors adventures, eat them as snacks, and so much more!

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Friday 24 August 2012

Chocolate-covered marzipan

I think there's nothing like a sweet melty piece of marzipan covered with a bitter, stimulating layer of dark chocolate. One balances out the sweetness, the other balances out the bitterness.

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Tuesday 14 August 2012

Kelsey's rose cake

Ever thought of making a rose-flavored cake? No? Well, you should. I haven't jotted down the recipe for this one —which I made up— but here is vaguely how I made it, and two more pictures.

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Monday 13 August 2012

Use marzipan to decorate your cakes!

Just for those who don't know, marzipan is almond paste. You can buy it pre-made or you can make it yourself. Either way, it's a little expensive, but it makes great decorations and it's delicious. That's about all I had to say, there are no other pictures in this post at the moment, but you can find a recipe to make your own marzipan under the "basics" tab.

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Saturday 11 August 2012

Dark relish for hot days

It's a hot day and you want a refreshing, energizing beverage? What about a blackberry smoothie.

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Monday 16 April 2012

Lime-lavender cake

Here's my last flavor combination: lime and lavender. The outcome? A moussy, fluffy, airy cake with the sourness of limes and the blissful smell and taste of lavender petals.

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Monday 26 March 2012

Your own Easter eggs!

Here is a very simple idea to make your own Easter eggs. All you need is eggs and chocolate. It's simple, it's fun, and the result is going to impress your kids or friends.

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Tuesday 13 March 2012

Put halva in cakes

Do you know halva? It is a sesame seeds sweet paste from the Mediterranean region and the Middle East, and probably other regions. Well, I grew on it, yummy. But I never though to put it in cakes until recently. I recommend to try it. It's not the culinary revolutionary idea of the year, but it's an interestingly good mix.

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Hummus, it's easy

Making hummus is really easy if you have the ingredients (chickpeas, lime juice, olive oil) and a food processor or blender. A fun dip for your appetizers.

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Tuesday 13 September 2011

Make a blackberry tart!

Depending on where you are, blackberry season is not over yet. So get your girlfriend/boyfriend or family, or your friends, and pick the last blackberries before the birds eat them. And make a tart out of it!

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Monday 13 June 2011

Three spreads for appetizers

Here are three ideas for things to spread on your bread for appetizers or for sandwiches.

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Saturday 7 May 2011

Chocolate and peanut butter dip

It's just about that day when I wanted to eat celery with something sweet on it. I couldn't make up my mind whether I'd melt chocolate and dip the celery in, or if I would go for peanut butter. Well, I took both.

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Thursday 5 May 2011

Quality Streets in a brownie

The title says it all. The idea is to add quality streets chocolates (or equivalent chocolates) into the brownie batter, just before baking.

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Wednesday 27 April 2011

Matcha tea bites

I almost posted this idea in the 'Sweet Recipes' category, but I am too unsure of the proportions. So here it is, in the 'Ideas' section: small sweet bites made out of white chocolate, matcha tea, and corn flakes.

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Make a smoothie!

Wherever you are, Spring or Summer is probably making itself more and more ostentatious, so it's time to make a smoothie!
(After thinking about it, I take the "wherever you are" back, as I guess that if you're in the Southern hemisphere, it isn't the case... oh well, you can still make a smoothie to make sure you have all the vitamins you need to start the winter).

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Sunday 10 April 2011

A sunny apple pie...

So, where I am right now, it is warm and sunny. This Srping feels like Summer, really! So, tell me what'd be more grateful to the sun than taking some delicious organic apples and turning them into a delicious apple pie for my friends?!

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Thursday 24 March 2011

Spring picnic, make it chic!

Spring has now come, and the sun along with it. If this statement is true wherever in the world you live, it's time for you to have a picnic with friends. And what about making it fancy?

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Sunday 20 March 2011

Eggs and brie for breakfast

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Sweet potato, zucchini, onions, and chicken

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Fruitish chocolate

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Sunday 13 March 2011

Chestnut cream, orange, banana, and chocolate

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Mini meatballs for appetizers

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