Nutella frangipane empanadas

Empanadas4-2Did you know today was World Nutella Day? Yup! It’s that one day when you can eat all the Nutella you want, any way you want it, and no one can tell you anything! Sounds nice, doesn’t it?

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Sweden: St. Lucia saffron buns

Lussekatter1Will you have some buns? Saffron buns, I mean.

In Sweden, and other Scandinavian countries, saffron rolls are baked only during the Christmas holidays, starting with St. Lucia’s Day on December 13th, also known as the Festival of Light.

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Tipsy chocolate cupcakes with raspberry frosting

Cupcake 2Today is a special day. Today is … never mind! Who’s counting?

Anyway, because it’s a celebration day, and because I have the kitchen for myself, that implies baking your own cake … or cakes for that matter. Because why have one cake when you can have several?

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Scottish Shortbreads

Shortbreads

Last night, I was re-watching season 1 of The Great British Bake Off. The second bake off takes place in Scotland and the theme was biscuits with, of course, the famous shortbreads as a signature bake.

I won’t lie, shortbreads are by far my favourite biscuits. So I decided to bake some this Sunday.

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