Happy Wednesday all! Today’s recipe is Oreo Hot Chocolate – made with 85% dark chocolate this is not a regular hot chocolate – it’s a pure delight.
It’s topped up with whipped cream and a few Oreo biscuits, oh and a chocolate bar on a side, you know, just in case. 🙈 I’m not gonna talk about health benefits and calories (duh, obviously) here but this will definitely warm you up. 😀 And it’s a real treat. I honestly, couldn’t finish the whole glass, even though I’m a true chocolate lover, that’s how intense it was. I should’ve probably made them smaller or may be divided the chocolate between three glasses. Anyway, this was by far the best hot chocolate I’ve ever tried.
All you have to do is to simply melt some good quality dark chocolate with milk, simple as that. Make sure to use chocolate with at least 75% cocoa solids, less than that it’s not really dark, as far as I know. I’m sure it’ll taste amazing with milk chocolate too though. 😋
This recipe was inspired by my recent trip to Belgium. I don’t think I’ve actually mention about that here, oops. 😆 So, yes, in a few words, we spent (my whole family) a few days in Brussels enjoying the city and some great food. I also had an amazing hot chocolate there but to be honest this one is even better, probably because it’s even more intense and chocolatey. There’s no secret to make a good hot chocolate really – simply use good quality chocolate! Or I might use a secret ingredient, who knows? 😄
I hope you guys love this recipe as much as we did. Stay tuned for more quick, easy and tasty recipes coming very soon. Meanwhile, stay warm and have some hot chocolate. 😘
Happy Wednesday guys! Recipe of the day is Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake – moreish & simply irresistible & it doesn’t even require baking!
It’s amazing how many things you can make from pumpkins ( apart from craving them) – desserts, soups, breads, appetizers, everything really. And considering the health benefits, they’re packed with vitamin A and vitamin C, they are just amazing!
Let’s focus on the Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake now..
The recipe uses a few basic ingredients – digestive biscuits and butter for the bottom layer, cream cheese and pumpkin and then salted caramel on top, simple as that! I used shop-bought caramel sauce that I mixed with sea salt for the lovely salty flavoured caramel. If you prefer, you can make yours at home. Make sure to refrigerate it for a few hours before serving! It’s a real treat! 🙂
This Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake is actually quite similar to the Pumpkin Cheesecake
The second one is topped up with dark chocolate instead of the salted caramel and it’s still that moreish & irresistible. I honestly can’t say which one I prefer. I’d have both if I could! 🙂
Now that Christmas is fast approaching(a bit over 10 weeks!) I’m thinking these Pumpkin cheesecakes would make the perfect treat for friends and family when visiting. Not only they’re super simple(no baking!) but their taste will surely please your loved ones! 🙂
Don’t worry though, I’m planning lots of other simple & tasty Christmas recipes that are coming from November so make sure to subscribe if you haven’t done so! 🙂
Here’s what you need to make the Slated Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake
Happy Tuesday all! Today’s recipe is No Bake Coconut Milk Chocolate Sweets – indulgent and easy to make treat especially for those of you who love coconut! There’s lots of it! It’s actually the main ingredient. 🙂
I didn’t add any sugar but there’s a bit of milk chocolate in there, not that much really. Also I used coconut oil (quite a lot of it) for even more intense coconut flavour. And for helping these sweets to stick together. The almonds I put are more like a decoration but they gave a nice crunch to the sweets. Really basic recipe but sooo delicious. It reminded me of my favourite chocolates (Lindt, the coconut bonbons), mine tasted as good as them, I promise!
Here’s how to make these No Bake Coconut Milk Chocolate Sweets
I can’t believe Easter is over and there’s another week off coming that I need to start planning and organising about. I’m talking about the Summer half-term. I do hope the weather will be much better than it is now so we could spend more time outside. And April is almost gone! Seriously? The time does fly. Sometimes I just wish to stop that ( especially the fact that the kids are growing so fast, too fast I’d say). But this is what life is bout, right! OK, I think I need to move back to the recipe now.
This is one of the laziest and tastiest sweets I’ve made. I’m not really into baking and making sweets (on the other side I bake every week), but as we all have sweet tooth I have to make sweet stuff too. Baking is quite precise, isn’t it. Well, I’m the opposite. That’s why baking and me don’t get along (sometimes). 🙂
I hope you enjoy this recipe! Stay tuned for more simple and delicious recipes!
Happy Wednesday guys! The recipe of the day is Shredded Goose & Shrimp Sandwich!
Let me tell you, these sandwiches are absolutely amazing, not really on the healthy side, but definitely worth every single bite. They’re in my top 10 comfort food list. I just love sandwiches like these – loaded with lots of cheese, fresh and crunchy salad, shrimp and tasty goose!
I would’ve probably used the goose only but then I found some shrimp hidden in my fridge and really felt like having shrimp. So I decided to combine goose and shrimp in this succulent sandwich. What a great idea it was! 🙂 I buttered the bread and made it nice and crunchy. All the ingredients though are quite filling so a half of these was more than enough for me. Well, I saved my other half for the next day. 🙂 And of course I ate these beauties with lots of hot sauce. For some reason, I always use hot sauce on shrimp and meat. It jus goes perfect – spicy and simply delicious!
I rarely make roasted goose but it’s definitely one of my favourite food to roast. 🙂 I mean, it’s so juicy and scrumptious and just irresistible. I used lots and lots of spices and some clementines that I used to stuff it and it turned so aromatic and bursting with flavour. The meat is soft and quite fatty, but that makes it super yummy. Oh, and a quick tip – save the goose fat! It makes wonders when added in your recipes. Try some roast pots with goose fat and you’ll know what I mean.
My point was, I actually used leftovers from the goose I had made. I also use these in pasta, wraps and salads. Goose is absolutely lovely! 🙂
Well, after that feast, you’ll probably need a good workout but it is all worth it! And I’d like to think this way – I’m actually burning calories while cooking so a delicious meal is well deserved. 🙂 Especially after a long and exhausting week! So why not make these like your perfect weekend treat! We all deserve it. 🙂 After all, you need some energy for the busy week ahead. 🙂
Here’s how to make the Shredded Goose & Shrimp Sandwiches.
Shredded Goose & Shrimp Sandwich
150g shrimp, cooked
100g goose, cooked and shredded
150g Mozzarella cheese, grated
100g Mild Cheddar cheese, grated
4 bread slices
fresh salad leaves
2tbsp garlic sauce/mayo
In a heated pan with butter, place the bread slices and cook for a minute or two on each side until golden and crispy.
Add a bit of garlic sauce or mayo on each slice and then add the shredded goose and shrimp, dividing it equally between the two slices of the slices. Add the grated cheese and place in the oven or microwave to melt the cheese(I used the microwave and it worked fine).
Arrange some salad leaves on top and close the sandwich with another slice of bread. Cut in half and serve with some hot sauce.!