Swedish Chocolate Cookies (Chokladsnittar)

Irresistible Swedish Chocolate Cookies (Chokladsnittar) decorated with pearl sugar, perfect for Fika. Recipe with step-by-step photos.

swedish chocolate cookies with cup of tea

Visiting Stockholm

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed that we were recently in Stockholm. It’s a city which I always enjoy visiting for both the local food scene, as well as to indulge in Scandinavian-designed home decor and kitchenware.

You can read my comprehensive guide on where to eat and shop in Stockholm on this blog.



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Pound Cake with Oreo Cookies

A delicious and fun Pound Cake with Oreo Cookies. This is a vanilla pound cake baked with crushed Oreo cookies to give a delicious texture and chocolate flavour. Great for birthday parties and entertaining!

oreo pound cake on wooden board with jug of cream in background

This post has been prepared in collaboration with Tchibo (Schweiz) AG, but the content and opinions are my own.

Pound Cake

This pound cake with Oreo cookies solves the dilemma of whether to have cookies or cake at afternoon tea – now you can have both!

It might sound a bit unusual to combine crushed cookies into a cake, but the batter softens the biscuits such that they meld nicely together; you won’t exactly have crunchy bits of cookie throughout the cake.



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5 Ingredient Granola Bars

These No-Bake 5 Ingredient Granola Bars are soft and chewy, and just the thing to make for a snack on the go. Perfect for lunch boxes.

5 ingredient granola bars on metal tray

Snack Ideas for Kids

When it comes to snack time for the children, I frequently reach for easy options like cut up fruit, yoghurt, or maybe rice crackers spread with butter and Vegemite. If we have friends visiting during morning or afternoon tea, I love to make a batch of pikelets which are always a hit with the children.



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Mont Blanc Chocolate Pavlova

A delicious chocolate pavlova with sweetened chestnut purée. This dessert is the combination of a Chocolate Pavlova and Mont Blanc dessert. Here is an easy chocolate pavlova recipe, plus a homemade chestnut purée recipe.

mont blanc chocolate pavlova with whipped cream and shaved chocolate

Chestnut Desserts

As soon as the weather in Switzerland starts to take a dip, the roasted chestnut carts magically appear and I know that my favourite dessert will soon be in all of the pâtisserie shops.

Roasted chestnuts alone are a gorgeous treat, especially since they also perform a double function as lovely hand warmers, but one of my favourite ways of enjoying chestnuts is in a simple Mont Blanc dessert.



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Easy Chocolate Brownies

An easy chocolate brownie recipe using real chocolate and rich cocoa powder. Moist and fudgy with just the right gooey centre and a beautiful flakey crust. Recipe with step-by-step photos.

easy chocolate brownies sliced on white background with palette knife

Lindt Chocolates

They say that anyone can buy a good house, but good neighbours are priceless. We happen to be blessed with the most wonderful neighbours in our whole building.



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