Savory chickpeas pancakes

Who would have thought that the ancient philosopher Cicero and chickpeas have something in common? The Latin word, “cicer“–whence the famous orator Cicero got his name, since his family grew chickpeas–led to “pois chiche” in modern French, which we lifted from across the English Channel and changed to “chich-pease.” Bon Appetit Magazin Chickpea have been grown (or at least eaten) in the Middle East for 10,000 … Continue reading Savory chickpeas pancakes

Whole wheat&rye pancakes

Healthy whole wheat and rye pancakes are fluffy and full of flavor. They will be perfect for lazy Saturday breakfast. Feel free to add cinnamon and any fruits of your own choice. Whole wheat&rye pancakes (2 servings) 1/2 cup all-purpose flour or whole-wheat flour 1/2 cup rye flour 1 egg about 3/4 cup of chocolate soy milk or cow milk with tbsp cocoa handful of raisins seeds of 1 vanilla … Continue reading Whole wheat&rye pancakes

Chocolate cake with mascarpone and Philadelphia cheese

Christmas is time of culinary hedonism. I guess that to keep your life balanced sometimes you need to get crazy and simply go for something you wouldn’t usually have – like chocolate cake with Philadelphia cheese and mascarpone cream. Heavenly tasty and morbidly unhealthy 🙂 It’s my mum’s recipe – it’s so good that you will want to keep it and use once your family and … Continue reading Chocolate cake with mascarpone and Philadelphia cheese