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Lia Teixeira
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Sweet World Challenge and the Battenberg Cake / Bolo Battenberg e o Sweet World.
It's Sweet World Day and this month, for our 14th edition, we decided ( Susana and myself of course...), to ask you to make a Battenberg cake! Is it a difficult cake to make? Honestly? No!  Is it good? Depends on which recipe you follow. This one was to die...

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Poached rhubarb with vanilla and blood orange / Ruibarbo com baunilha e laranja sanguínea.
A simple suggestion with the best that February has to offer. For Marta and her ingredient of the month , which is precisely the vanilla , I prepared this very easy and simple suggestion. I don't even call it a recipe because it really is only a suggestion!...

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Saint Mark / São Marcos.
As you can read here , the theme for the 13th edition of the Sweet World is to create a Saint Mark Cake. A Saint Mark is a layered dessert that features two layers of genoise sponge, one layer of a Chantilly cream mixture and a layer of an egg yolk creamy ...

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Hidden heart Chocolate Loaf / Bolo de Chocolate com coração escondido.
As I wrote last year, we don't celebrate Valentine's Day here at home but, all at the same, I like to leave suggestions for those who celebrate and that's why last year I made a cake very similar to the one I'm leaving you today . Nothing special, just a sw...

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Scallops, Chorizo and Rocket / Vieiras, Chouriço e Rúcula.
Scallops, chorizo and rocket! A fabulous combination of flavours and textures, easy to put together and so, so delicious!! A combination that one day, I put together by accident and that turned out being amazing and a staple in our household. I'm sharing th...

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Blood Orange Roast Chicken / Frango Assado com Laranja Sanguínea.
Today I'm sharing this fabulous recipe with you all. Blood oranges are in season now and at its best so, we have to use them as much as we can and you know, I love blood oranges and here on the blog, under the "blood orange" label, you can find a fair amoun...

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Chocolate Mirror Glaze cake with Chocolate and Raspberry Mousse / Bolo Espelho de Chocolate com Mousse de Chocolate e Framboesas.
For January and Our Great Bake Off , Ana challenged us to make a mirror glaze cake . After checking many recipes, I decided to make this one, from Kirsten Tibballs and her gorgeous Chocolate book. A perfect cake, full of textures and flavours, that put big ...

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"Ovis Mollis" (Soft Eggs) and Tangerine Cookies / Biscoitos de Tangerina e "Ovos Moles".
Who would have thought of making cookies with hard boiled egg yolks? I never heard of such a ting, until I bought Melissa Forti fabulous book, The Italian Baker ! This book is to die for! Italian classics with a twist and everything looks so amazing and del...

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Roast Chicken and Quinoa Salad with Tangerines and Pomegranate / Salada de Frango assado e Quinoa, com Tangerinas e Romã.
Another fabulous recipe for Marta and her " ingredient of the month " - January, the month of Tangerines !! This recipe is slightly adapted from a book that I adore to bits! Eva Kosmas Flores " Adentures in Chicken " cook book! A book from which I already c...

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Tangerine shortbread / Shortbread de tangerina.
For January and her " ingredient of the month ", Marta chose Tangerines . Last month I couldn't prepare a recipe for Marta and I felt very sad about it because you know, I l ove #martaingredientofthemonth :)). This month, I hope I can compensate Marta and, ...
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