Category Archives: Candy

Quince candy and Happy New Year!

Is it too late to wish you a Happy New Year? A wonderful 2009 for all my readers! It has been kind of obvious that I haven’t been around that much last month. Preparing for the Holidays and the Holidays … Continue reading

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Apricotina – dried apricot balls with pistachio filling

The spinach quiche I wanted to bake last weekend will be baked next week. I was too busy and tired to make it. But I did manage to bake something and I liked the smell and even the taste 🙂 … Continue reading

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Halawa tamr (date and walnut balls)

These little balls were part of the Middle Eastern style dessert I served on my birthday party. They are incredibly easy to make, require no baking or cooking, are gluten-free, vegan, sugar-free (well almost), dairy-free and most important: delicious! The … Continue reading

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Another Brazilian candy from Patricia’s Technicolor Kitchen: Beijinho. Like the brigadeiro I made a while ago they are delicious! That is if you like the very sweet and coconutty 😉 It easy to make but remember to keep stirring otherwise … Continue reading

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Rebuçados de ovo de Portalegre (Candied egg yolks)

The boy friend brought home these egg yolk sweets from Lisbon recently. My ‘order’ was for some Pastéis de Belém but unfortunately he didn’t have time to go the Rua de Belém where the one and only Pastéis de Belém … Continue reading

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When I say these candies on Technicolor Kitchen I knew I had to make one of them very soon. I love to make/bake traditional sweet stuff and I had never made nor had something traditional Brazilian besides Caipirinha 😉 One … Continue reading

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SHF#34 – Haagse Hopjes (Coffee caramels from The Hague)

The Passionate Cook is hosting the 34th edition of Sugar High Friday. Local or regional speciality is what she is asking for. I already blogged about one specialty of The Hague, ‘Haagse Bluf‘ here. Another well known speciality is ‘Haagse … Continue reading

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