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Lemon Buttermilk Breakfast Cake (Low Fat)

It is customary in Brazil to have a simple light cake for breakfast, afternoon tea or coffee. By ‘light’ I refer to the texture and not calories or fat content; since cakes don’t usually feel as heavy as their ingredients. … Continue reading

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Easy Chocolate Soufflé (Low Fat)

Soufflé’s reputation of “French restaurant sophistication” often intimidates most people not to make it at home. When I serve it (whether savory or sweet) I’m always greeted with a very impressed crowd at the table. It is indeed a special … Continue reading

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English Scones

When I think of scones, I get an urge to bake them. I often give in to my temptation because they don’t take very long to make. In 20 minutes you can have these amazing little clouds of baked goodness … Continue reading

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Flourless Chocolate Cake

Finally a chocolate recipe! For those who know me and my love for chocolate probably thought my first blog post would have been a rich chocolate dessert. But here it is – one of my favorites: an indulgent flourless chocolate … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake… Brazilian style

Brazilian carrot cake – or bolo de cenoura- is delicious and simple to make. It’s a very popular cake in Brazil among children and adults. Some carrot cakes (mainly in the US and the UK) are often made with grated … Continue reading

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