Tag: sweets and treats

Lamingtons: Australian Sponge Cakes

It’s funny how food can have a certain lasting power little else can match. Surely, lamingtons are a fabulous sponge cake dessert, but that it has monopolized the Lamington name…

Anzac Biscuits: New Zealand Rolled Oats Crisps

There is an unmistakeable power of food that can, at times, evoke powerful memories and emotions in all of us. In Australia and New Zealand, the Anzac biscuit most certainly…

Nalysnyky: Ukranian Cheese Crepes

It’s one thing for a dish to be an indulgent treat. Within moderation, these treats really illustrate the joys of decadent or, you might say, even sinfully good food. To actually feature…

Flaounes: Cypriot Easter Dessert

It never ceases to amaze us how much the history of a particular food can really speak to the broader history of the culture behind it. For flaouna (flaounes for…

Gaufres Liegeoises: Belgian Waffles

Even with all the preparation and research we do for recipes, even then we sometimes still underestimate the journey ahead. For these Belgian waffles (technically gaufres liegeoises), this proved to be…

Poffertjes: Dutch Silver Dollar Pancakes

Some recipes we choose to do for less logical, more emotional reasons. Even in the early stages of recipe planning, we were determined to focus on poffertjes for our deep…