Category Archives: Sweets

Red Wine Poached Pears with Almond Cream and Wine Jelly

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During the winter my favorite decadence to share with friends in front of a roaring fireplace is a ruby port, some Stilton, toasted walnuts and pears.  Ahh, wintertime nirvana! Warmer weather calls for a lighter variation but one that is still decadent.  And it … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Roll Cake with Apples, Craisins and Almonds

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Nothing beats fresh out of the oven cinnamon rolls.  Those rich, sweet, buttery, spiraled pastries filled with aromatic cinnamon, sprinkled with nuts and dripping with sugar glaze.  Add a steaming hot cup of coffee and it’s a decadent way to … Continue reading

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Banana Cake

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Oli got this recipe from his dear friend Britt-Marie in Gothenburg, Sweden.  This banana cake is one of his favorites and he’s probably made it at least 100 times!  It’s great because it’s a snap to make, is a light cake and of course it’s delectable.  This banana … Continue reading

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Pepparkakor So, what’s glögg without pepparkakor? For that matter what’s pepparkakor?  Pepparkakor are crunchy, spicy little ginger snaps that partner with glögg . Oli’s recipe calls for a bit of white pepper which gives them a little extra bite.  Do not use black … Continue reading

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