Category Archives: (Historical) Cooking Recipes

Here you’ll find (historical) cooking recipes and my entries for the Historical Food Fortnightly challenges.

Cherry Yogurt Ice Cream – Dairy-Free, No Raw Eggs

Cherry yogurt ice cream – a refreshing dessert on hot summer days! This cherry yogurt ice cream with homemade candied cherries is dairy-free and made without raw eggs!

Cherry Yogurt Ice Cream - Dairy-Free, No Raw EggsThis cherry frozen yogurt ice cream is so delicious – creamy, sweet and refreshing – and made completely from scratch! It’s basically a vanilla custard with homemade vanilla sugar, soy yogurt and homemade candied cherries. Continue reading Cherry Yogurt Ice Cream – Dairy-Free, No Raw Eggs

Candied Cherries Recipe – Quick, Easy & Delicious

These homemade candied cherries are quick and easy to make – and they taste much better than the store-bought kind! The candied cherries are made with fresh cherries, not canned cherries or maraschino cherries.

Homemade Candied Cherries

I love candied cherries – but the store-bought ones have such an unnatural color and doesn’t taste like cherry at all! After making candied lemon and orange peel and candied orange slices I thought I’d give homemade candied cherries a try.

And they turned out delicious and I never would’ve thought that candied cherries can be made so quickly and easily at home! All you need for these homemade cherries is pitted cherries, sugar and water. Some candied cherry recipes say to let the cherries soak for up to 14 days in simple syrup but this recipe is quicker: the candied cherries can be done in 1 hour! Continue reading Candied Cherries Recipe – Quick, Easy & Delicious

Homemade Cherry Pie

This homemade cherry pie is so delicious – with a flaky, buttery pie crust from scratch, homemade cherry filling and marzipan crumble on top!

Homemade Cherry Pie

Cherries are not my favorite fruit but this cherry marzipan pie is so yummy! I baked the pie in a large 12-inch (30cm) pie plate that I found while clearing out grandma’s house (more of grandma’s antique treasures on my instagram account). So maybe you’ll have to reduce the amount of dough and cherry filling if you use a regular 9-inch (24cm) pie plate. Continue reading Homemade Cherry Pie

Easy 3 Ingredient Pie Crust

This homemade pie crust is easy to make with just three ingredients: flour, butter and sugar. Use it for fruit pies and cream pies. Shortcrust pastry pie crust – the only recipe you’ll ever need!

Easy 3 Ingredient Pie Crust

This recipe is a popular German pie crust recipe. The pie crust from scratch is so easy to make: You need just 3 ingredients – 1 part sugar, 2 parts butter and 3 parts flour.

And if you have pie crust leftover, you can turn them into delicious cookies! Continue reading Easy 3 Ingredient Pie Crust

Juneberry Pie – Easy, From Scratch, 4 Ingredients

Juneberry pie tastes a bit like plum pie but so much better! It’s one of the best fruit pies I’ve ever made!

Juneberry Pie - Easy, From Scratch, 4 Ingredients

Juneberries are also called saskatoon and serviceberry. They are edible and so delicious! Juneberries are sweet, fruity and not too sour: They are delicious raw, in pies, jams, muesli and they freeze well. You can harvest juneberries in June: They look like plum-colored mini apples or blueberries and grow on shrubs and small trees.

You only need 4 ingredients for this homemade juneberry pie from scratch: Flour, butter and sugar for the shortcrust pastry and juneberries as pie filling. Juneberries make a delicious pie filling and they are so sweet that you don’t need additional sugar! Continue reading Juneberry Pie – Easy, From Scratch, 4 Ingredients

Banana Pudding From Scratch – Egg-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan

Rich, creamy, decadent – this homemade banana pudding from scratch will leave you craving for more!

Banana Pudding From Scratch - Egg-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan

This banana pudding from scratch is made with real bananas. No artificial banana flavoring or banana liqueur needed! The banana pudding is egg-free and you can make it vegan if you use soy milk. I can’t eat dairy so I used soy milk but you can use real milk if you want – I bet it tastes just as good! Continue reading Banana Pudding From Scratch – Egg-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan

2 Ingredient Banana Dog Treats – With 3 Variations

These 2 ingredient banana dog treats are quick to make with just two ingredients – banana & rolled oats or banana & semolina – they are sure to please your dog. The banana dog treats are so good you might just eat them yourself!

2 Ingredient Banana Dog Treats - With 3 Variations

I baked the banana dog treats yesterday for my black GSD puppy and she loves them! Follow me on instagram for pictures and videos of my puppy!

And if your dog is allergic to certain ingredients: These 2 ingredient banana dog treats are dairy-free, egg-free, fat-free & vegan and the banana oatmeal cookies are also gluten-free! Continue reading 2 Ingredient Banana Dog Treats – With 3 Variations

Leftover Rice Pudding Souffle – Use Up That Leftover Overcooked Rice!

This leftover rice pudding souffle is a delicious comfort food, quick to make and perfect to use up leftover or overcooked rice.

Leftover Rice Pudding Souffle - Use Up That Leftover Overcooked Rice!

The overcooked rice was actually for my puppy whose stomach was upset (pictures and video of my puppy on my instagram account). But she didn’t like the rice so I made her Moro’s carrot soup instead – which is amazing by the way! – and had overcooked mushy rice leftover. Inspired by rice chiffon cakes I came up with this leftover rice pudding souffle. The rice souffle is so yummy that I’ll definitely make it again! Continue reading Leftover Rice Pudding Souffle – Use Up That Leftover Overcooked Rice!

50+ Free Beach Themed Crafts & Recipes: Let’s Go To The Beach!

50+ Free Beach Themed Crafts & Recipes - Let's Go To The Beach!

What better place to enjoy summer than at the beach, lake or river! Below you’ll find more than 50 easy beach themed DIY craft tutorials and ocean blue recipes colored with homemade, natural food dyes. Continue reading 50+ Free Beach Themed Crafts & Recipes: Let’s Go To The Beach!

Naturally Colored Polka Dot Cake Without A Cake Pop Maker

Naturally Colored Polka Dot Cake Without A Cake Pop Maker

This naturally colored polka dot cake is made from scratch with only natural flavorings and homemade natural food colorings. You don’t even need a cake pop pan to make a polka dot cake – I’ll show you how to make polka dots without a cake pop maker with leftover stale cake! Continue reading Naturally Colored Polka Dot Cake Without A Cake Pop Maker