• Apricot and Coconut Balls and The Coffee Break turns ONE!

    March 7, 2011thecoffeebreak

    The Coffee Break turned a big ONE! Yay! I can’t believe it’s already a year since I started this blog. Where did the time go???   Well there is not much to say but a BIG THANK YOU for your support and comments. They really kept me going. And I hope that next year will…

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  • DB Challenge: Lemon and Mascarpone Panna Cotta with Vanilla Poached Pears

    February 27, 2011thecoffeebreak

    The February 2011 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Mallory from A Sofa in the Kitchen. She chose to challenge everyone to make Panna Cotta from a Giada De Laurentiis recipe and Nestle Florentine Cookies. I like panna cotta because it is one of the easiest desserts you can make and it can be made…

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  • Spicy Apple Bundt Cakes

    February 17, 2011thecoffeebreak

      ’’ We would like to visit you’’ I wrote to my friend K.        ’’ You and A. are always welcome’’ she wrote me back. Even though she lives less than an hour away, I don’t see K. and her two adorable sons very often.  A. just loves to spend time with them and while…

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  • Lemon and Coconut Mini Cakes

    February 14, 2011thecoffeebreak

    It’s always nice to start Monday with a little treat.  It doesn’t have to be anything complicated, just quick and easy one.   Monday is the busiest day of a week in our house.  There are always errands to be run or things to be cared of. And because my husband J. works hard so I…

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  • Daring Bakers January Challenge – Biscuit Joconde Imprime/Entremet

    January 27, 2011thecoffeebreak

    The January 2011 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Astheroshe of the blog accro. She chose to challenge everyone to make a Biscuit Joconde Imprime to wrap around an Entremets dessert. January challenge was very delicious and came in very handy. I celebrated my birthday earlier this month and this was perfect opportunity (or an…

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  • Coffee Macarons with Dark Chocolate Ganache

    January 10, 2011thecoffeebreak

    As I opened my eyes I could see my little A. was already awake. I looked at the clock, it showed exactly 6.34 in the morning. It’s Monday morning and A. is up at her usual time. Bright and early! Today I was excited to get up, as I knew I am going to make…

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