Strawberry cheesecake tartlets

My strawberry patch is going nuts and I am so happy I am getting bowls and bowls of the best tasting strawberries, there is just no comparison to home grown fresh strawberries. My strawberry patch started off with a couple of stragglers that Mike’s grandma left in our driveway. We never planted the strawberries, they…

Norwegian Butter Cookies

Hm, the Germany diet is not going so well…I really really wanted to bake cookies and a couple of days ago I finally broke down and baked these super tasty Butter Cookies.I found this recipe on the back of a “Domino Sugar” package and to my surprise they came out great right after the first try – with…

Very Berry Mousse

Are you looking for a light, quick, easy but still fancy and scrumptious dessert? This is the one to make – Strawberry Mousse with Raspberry Sauce – absolutely delicious! Now that I made it I am surprised that I don’t see it offered more often on dessert menus or at party’s. This for sure will be my go…

Oh la la – French Macarons

I never understood the fuss about French Macarons until I tried the Passion Fruit as well as the Persian Rose Macarons at Chantal Guillon’s in Palo Alto. I think I bought a package of 20 Macarons for myself and a smaller package of 10 for my friend Irina. I ate the first one in the car on the ride…