Healtier Easter treats

Help yourself to health conscious treats this Easter, marzipan made with only two ingredients, raw almonds and dates. Covered in dark chocolate and some fancy decoration, these little balls of goodness will brighten your day. You can actually indulge in these goodies throughout the year. The inspiration for these round goodnesses were these energy squares I made…

Sweet potato chips

Sweet potato chips a little healthier than regular potatochips and super yummy.    

Hot panzerotti from Luini in Milan

Feeling a little peckish or just plain hungry, if you are in the vicinity of the Duomo in Milan walk straight and take a left when you have passed Rinascente and follow the crowd, you will happen up on a small shop called Luini. This is a must go to place if you are in Milan. I…

Gold fish, homemade cheese snack

  I looked troough some old stuf and found this recipe, it must be from my tie in the US. I’ve never tried to make this myself, but out of curiosity I wanted to try to make them, I remember them as tasty little treats. The recipe for these snacks are similar to a short…

Frittons de Canard

If you like bacon rashers, you might like this luxury version made of duck skin. I am making duck rillettes and this is what you get if you heat up the duck skin and fat. Put the skin and fat in a pot and heat up. I use high heat in the beginning, but when…

Toasted peanuts with garlic

This simple snack bought from street vendors is one of the snacks I remeber from my first trip to the Philipines. Warm and toasty with garlic and salt sold in small paper bags. First i fried 3 garlic cloves that I had flatend, then added a cup of raw peanuts. Fried in a pan on…

Palitaw, fililpino rice duplings

With palm sugar I learnt how to make these as a child and  it is probably that long ago since I made them. Palitaw is a term used to call a sweet flat rice cake that is eaten in the Philippines as a snack or dessert. Palitaw means to let something float, these little treats…

Fruit roll ups

  I have not been able to find fruit roll ups in Norway, so when ever we are traveling I stack up on these sweets. One day I was surfing on the net I came across this Norwegian blogger Fleksitarianerliv and she showed how to make fruit roll ups. Hers look alot nicer, mine are to thin,…