• Bread

    Bell pepper focaccia bread

    Packed with flavors, very soft, fluffy and airy, focaccia is my favorite bread. It’s very tasty, incredibly easy to make and so versatile. You can enrich the bread with herbs, vegetables, cheese or ham and get something absolutely delicious. I already have several focaccia bread recipes on my blog: potato and rosemary focaccia, olives focaccia, tomato and garlic focaccia and I’m always open to new combos. This bell pepper focaccia is my latest creation :). The result: “Mom! This bread tastes like pizza! “ So, this bell pepper focaccia has all the qualities of focaccia bread: is soft, airy and packed with Mediterranean flavors and, as a plus,  it tastes…

  • cakes,  desserts

    Italian Mimosa cake recipe

    This pretty and delicious Mimosa cake is the Italian’s way to honor women on the 8th of March, the international women’s day. On this special day, women are given Mimosa flowers. Maybe, at some point, someone thought that a cake will go perfectly along with the flowers 🙂 Mimosa cake’s name comes from the resemblance to mimosa flowers. It is made from sponge cake, diplomat cream and pineapple and decorated with sponge cake crumbs or very small cubs. Diplomat cream is actually pastry cream mixed with whipped cream. In Romania we have a cake called Diplomat cake which is made from diplomat cream, fruits and ladyfingers. Mimosa cake is very…

  • Bread

    Tomato and garlic focaccia bread recipe

    Delicious, airy, light and fluffy, flavored and topped with garlic, herbs, olive oil and tomatoes… Yum! This gorgeous tomato and garlic focaccia is more than just bread; it’s more like a pizza J. Actually, focaccia dough it’s also used for pizza. So, save this recipe because you can use it in many delicious ways. Tomato and garlic focaccia is also easy to make with just a few ingredients that you can always find in your kitchen. You can serve tomato and garlic focaccia as a table bread, as a snack, as an appetizer or you can use it to make delicious sandwiches. I used a 25/35cm baking tray. Ingredients for…

  • Bread

    Potato and rosemary focaccia bread recipe

    Potato and rosemary focaccia is a bread made with mashed potatoes and topped with olive oil, sea salt and rosemary. This absolutely delicious focaccia bread is very soft and fluffy on the inside, but a little crispy on the outside Potato and rosemary focaccia bread requires a longer preparation time because potatoes must be boiled first 🙂 But it totally worth it! You can serve this focaccia bread as a table bread, as a snack, as an appetizer or as a sandwich bread. Use a 25/35cm non-stick baking tray. Ingredients for potato and rosemary focaccia bread recipe: –         300gr flour –         25gr yeast (or 7gr dried yeast) –         150ml warm…

  • Bread

    Focaccia bread recipe

    Focaccia is a flat oven baked Italian bread, similar to pizza dough. I actually use the same recipe for focaccia and pizza Focaccia is a very flavored bread because it is seasoned with olive oil, salt and herbs like oregano and rosemary. It may be also topped with other ingredients like onions, cheese or meet. Focaccia can be used as table bread, as a base for pizza or to prepare delicious sandwiches. Focaccia is a very tasty bread and it can be served also as a snack or appetizer. Focaccia is also the easiest bread recipe I know 🙂 Ingredients for focaccia bread recipe (for a 25/35sqm baking tray): –        …