All posts filed under: Baking

Awesome pumpkin&carrot cream soup

I was raised with the idea that his majesty soup is one of the essentials of the dinner table. Naturally, I had tasted a huge amount of different soups, but this one, I have to tell you, is absolute goodness! The trick for the rich taste and silky texture is in roasting our lovely veggies. So, are you ready for the feast? We would need: 1 kg of pumpkin or butternut squash Some olive oil 1 large onion 3 cloves of garlic 2 carrots 1 stick of celery 1 litre of hot vegetable stock Seasoning (chilli pepper flakes, coriander, cumin) Some dried rosemary (optional) DIRECTIONS: Start with pre-heating the oven to 170°C. Peel, de-seed and chop pumpkin into wedges and place them on the baking tray. Drizzle over a little olive oil and add some salt and pepper to your liking. I also like to add some rosemary. Roast the pumpkin for about 1 hour, until soft and a bit caramelised on the edges. Chop the onion, garlic, carrots and celery. Use a large saucepan to heat …

Eat me now cupcakes – so delicious that it simply melts in your mouth

If you were looking for delicious dessert, which would impress your friends and family and as well wouldn’t keep you in the kitchen long –  this is your best choice! Incredibly easy and fun to make, these beautiful babies will be a centre piece of any party. To be a baker-wizard all you need is: For Dough: 125 g  of self-raising flour 1 tsp  of baking powder 125 g  of soft butter 125 g  of caster sugar 2 large eggs For Cream cheese glaze: 110 g Cream cheese, room temperature 120 g of caster sugar 1/4 cup of Butter, room temperature 1/2 Tsp Vanilla extract bits of 1 orange zest (optional) For Toppings: A handful of berries (raspberries, blueberries, strawberries). Alternatively, you can use zest of an orange or chocolate flakes. DIRECTIONS: Start with pre-heating the oven to 180 C. After, prepare the bun tray with cupcake cases. Sift the flour and baking powder together into a large bowl. Add the butter (make sure the butter is soft), sugar and eggs and mix well all together. Place the dough evenly in the …