Speculoos - Sweet, spicy and crunchy Xmas cookie of Dutch origin. [Recipe in Hungarian]
Red Velvet Hot Cocoa with Cream Cheese Whipped Cream... what more could you want?!
Coconut chocolate liquor - Perfect Xmas present to anyone or just a nice treat for adults in the holiday period. (Recipe in Hungarian; English on demand)
Snowballs! My favorite Christmas cookie! Come share yours....
A winter salad made from local ingredients: Beet and Sunchoke Salad with Orange Vinaigrette
Chicken Cashew Curry
Red wine poached pear, a nice warm seasonal desert perfect to accompany a cup of cider or mulled wine.
Fresh ginger cake, topped with caramelized pears
how to make knock-your-socks-off hot chocolate...all you need is warm milk, a knife and, you guessed it, chocolate!
Champurrado is a chocolate-based drink with corn flour added to thicken it. I remember having champurrado on cold winter mornings in my grandmother’s cozy cocina.
The Winter Welcomes Warm Soup
Still finding cans of pumpkin in the back of your pantry? Make some cozy, creamy pumpkin macaroni & cheese.
Based on a traditional Belgian stew, this hearty Belgian pot roast is flavored with beer, thyme, bay leaves, mushrooms and lots of onions.
Authentic Dutch food is perfect for cold winter weather. So is this hearty carrot & onion hodgepodge. Step by step photo recipe.
roasted pear and delicata squash soup-- rich, delicate, and delicious
Seared Duck Breast with Cherry Chutney Would you like to dine like a king? A president maybe? A piece of cake...
Eggnog Snowflake Linzer Cookies, my twist on a classic Austrian cookie.
These simple sugar cookies are sure to be a hit at your next holiday party!
These golden, crispy-sweet, tortilla-like fritters are sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar or topped with syrup.
Sea Salt and Cracked Pepper Potato Chips, to accompany Caramelized Onion Dip
These Candy Cane Kisses... are addicting (Kiss Cookie recipe included).
Pumpkin and ricotta cheese Italian gnocchi. Soft and easy [Recipe in French and Italian]
Homemade Bean and Bacon Soup.
Beet and Tangerine Salad with Cranberry Dressing
Skillet potatoes and Brussels sprouts glazed with Balsamic vinegar.
An easy six-ingredient butternut squash soup to beat the winter weather.
Colombian Hot Chocolate [recipe]
A better Butterbeer. In celebration of the latest Harry Potter film, I decided to try my hand at my own butterbeer recipe. One word: magical.
Spiced Ginger Cake - Welcome the holidays with a lovely cake with fresh ginger, cardamom, clove and pepper
Chicken parsnips pot pie - Delicious and warming, perfect for all occassions. (Recipe in Hungarian; English on demand)
Wild Rice Turkey Soup - A great way to used up leftover turkey.
Too many holiday cookie choices? Here, I'll make the decision easy: Just make maple-ginger sandwich cookies.