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A little bit of sweet indulgence is always a good thing :-). Many cultures have the tradition of ending a meal – especially a festive one – on a sweet note. Many of the recipes use other sweeteners than white sugar and are more satisfying
than store bought desserts!

Lavender Panna Cotta With Raspberry Sauce

Panna Cotta is a ridiculously simple dessert made with sugar, cream, milk, gelatin, and an optional flavoring. Lavender Panna Cotta is delicately flavored with lavender buds and makes for stunning presentation when served with raspberry sauce. Gluten Free Panna Cotta is one of the most elegant desserts around. Often the beautiful presentations make cooks shy …

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Easy Dairy Free Pumpkin Halva

Pumpkin Halva is a fudge-like dessert made with yellow pumpkins and jaggery (unrefined evaporated cane juice). This south Indian version uses flour as a thickener and is a dairy-free sweet treat. Halva or halwa is a popular sweet all over India. In the north is it usually made with vegetables/fruits, dairy and sugar while most …

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Apricot Clafoutis – An Easy Elegant Dessert

Apricot Clafoutis is a wonderful creamy dessert. The luscious texture is reminiscent of flan. This dessert is lightly sweetened to complement the tang of the apricots. While baking the bright bits of fruits float up to the top creating an elegant presentation. Nut Free I love this clafoutis. It is a very satisfying dessert to …

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Thumbprint Cookies Or Hallongrottor

This is one of  the  easiest  cookies  to make.  A  simple  shortbread dough and  some  jam makes  for an  extremely delicious combination.  This  thumbprint cookie, the Swedish  Hallongrottor, is  perfect  even  for beginner bakers It is  the  cookie  baking   season –   the store bought ones  just aren’t  enough. Somehow it does  not  feel  right until  …

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