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Coconut Tres Leches Cake

My Favorite Recipes: Coconut Tres Leches Cake

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, North American Desserts, North American Food, Recipes, Sweet April 19, 2020 Tags: , No Comments

Day 534265 of quarantine… Spring has made a temporary detour bringing snow to many parts of Michigan. There’s a running joke among Michiganders that there’s always a “fake spring,” then third winter about this time of year. Mother Nature certainly can be fickle when all we want to do is spend some time in the sunshine! Something certainly not fickle…

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Triple Chocolate Banana Muffins

Triple Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, North American Desserts, North American Food, Recipes, Sweet April 3, 2020 Tags: , No Comments

Is it just me, or was March the longest year month ever? I suspect April will be just as long, but at least spring in on the way here in Michigan and temps are slowly creeping above 50F; hooray! As many of us are now entering week 3+ of self-isolation, baking has quickly become an activity to fill the copious…

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Classic Yellow Cake with Chocolate Buttercream

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, North American Desserts, North American Food, Recipes, Sweet March 23, 2020 Tags: , , , No Comments

In today’s time of home isolation, I, like so many millions of others, am finding it difficult to adapt to the “new normal.” It’s almost unfathomable that 10 days ago all was fine until it wasn’t. I now find myself laid off from a job that I’ve been at for 15 years with no return date in sight, leaving my…

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A Foodie's Guide to Eating in Amsterdam | Sweet + Savor www.sweetandsavor.com

Foodie's Guide to Eating in Amsterdam

Eat + Drink, Europe, European Food, Savor, Travel Planning January 12, 2020 No Comments

A Foodie’s Guide to Eating in _____ is a delicious series exploring blogger’s favorite foodie cities! Each month, we’ll highlight a different city known for its culinary prowess, and hit the streets on search for best foods they have to offer. This month we travel to Amsterdam, the Netherlands with Samantha from Sam Sees World as she shares her best…

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Buche de Noel

How to Make Buche de Noel: Christmas Around the World — France

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, European Desserts, European Food, Sweet December 23, 2019 Tags: , , No Comments

History of the Bûche de Noël It’s hard to think of Christmas desserts without immediately thinking of the show-stopping Bûche de Noël or Yule log cake. This traditional French Christmas cake is made from a rolled Génoise sponge cake brushed with a sweet syrup, and filled with a fluffy filling. It’s then covered with chocolate buttercream and chocolate shavings to resemble…

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A Foodie’s Guide to Eating in Queenstown, New Zealand

Australian Food, Eat + Drink, Food Adventures, Savor, Travel Planning October 3, 2019 No Comments

A Foodie’s Guide to Eating in _____ is a delicious series exploring blogger’s favorite foodie cities! Each month, we’ll highlight a different city known for its culinary prowess, and hit the streets on search for best foods they have to offer. This month we travel to Queenstown, New Zealand with Sarah from Gluten Free Travellers as she shares her best…

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Best desserts in Bangkok

A Sweet-Tooth’s Guide to the Best Desserts in Bangkok

Asia, Asian Desserts, Asian Food, Eat + Drink, Savor, Sweet July 5, 2019 Tags: , , , , 3 Comments

In a city of over 13 million people, there’s always someone with a sweet-tooth to satisfy, which means there are sweets of every variety to be found across the city at all hours of the day or night. The colorful plethora of desserts fill the streets and markets, taking hold of the senses and filling the belly. Having been to…

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The Italian Drinking Chocolate Worth Traveling For + A Recipe | Sweet + Savor www.sweetandsavor.com

Recipe: Italian Butter Cookies

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, European Desserts, European Food, Recipes, Sweet May 1, 2019 2 Comments

Though no trip to the Amalfi Coast would be complete without Italian Drinking Chocolate, the accompanying Italian butter cookies will leave you craving them long after you bid “ciao” to the magical coast. I loved them so much, it was only right to give them their very own post. Italian Butter Cookies The famous Pasticceria Andrea Pansa  in Amalfi, Italy is a dessert-lover’s…

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Blood Orange Thai Mojito | Sweet + Savor www.sweetandsavor.com

Recipe: Blood Orange Thai Mojito

Cocktails, Eat + Drink, Recipes March 6, 2019 1 Comment

Ever since my first trip to Thailand four years ago, I’ve been on a personal quest to uncover the secret to the Thai mojito. After trying my first one (by accident) in Chiang Mai, I was obsessed (like with so many other things in Thailand after that trip. Mango sticky rice and smoothie bowls anyone?) There was something different about it…

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The Italian Drinking Chocolate Worth Traveling For + A Recipe | Sweet + Savor www.sweetandsavor.com

The Italian Drinking Chocolate Worth Traveling For
+ A Recipe

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, European Desserts, European Food, Recipes January 29, 2019 Tags: , , , , No Comments

The best Italian drinking chocolate in the world can be found in Amalfi, Italy. Wait, drinking chocolate? Don’t you mean hot chocolate?… Nope. Drinking chocolate is the rich, decadent and more sophisticated cousin of hot chocolate, and once you try it, you won’t ever go back to regular hot chocolate again. The main difference between the two is hot chocolate comes…

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