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Korena in the Kitchen · 20h ago

White Chocolate Cranberry Almond Biscotti II

Confession: these white chocolate cranberry almond biscotti were in fact part of my Christmas baking. I make them every year for holiday gift-giving, and they are by far the crowd favourite....
Korena in the Kitchen · 2W ago

Grandpa’s 100th Birthday Cake {Chocolate Mocha Layer Cake with Vanilla Buttercream}

My Grandpa turned 100 in December – an occasion that deserves a celebratory cake if there ever was one! I asked him what his favourite kind of cake was, and when he answered “fruitcake”, I h...
Korena in the Kitchen · 1M ago

Hungarian Kifli

Christmas took me by surprise this year – December flew by in a blur of work projects and deadlines, and then suddenly it was December 25 and just as suddenly, it’s now the last day of 2017....
Korena in the Kitchen · 2M ago

BraveTart’s Homemade Oreos

It’s been years since I ate a real Oreo, but I can say with 100% certainty that BraveTart’s Homemade Oreos are BETTER! In the summer, I joined the Food52 Baking Club on Facebook, and every m...
Korena in the Kitchen · 2M ago

Swedish Kanelbullar and Chokladbiskvier

To make up for the fact that I’ve been a slacker these last few months with Around the World in 12 Plates, I’m bringing not one but TWO recipes to this month’s party. Sweden was November’s d...
Korena in the Kitchen · 2M ago

Maple Pecan Shortbread Bars

Our American neighbours have a certain important holiday involving turkey and pie coming up tomorrow, and I wanted to share these maple pecan shortbread bars because they would make the perf...
Korena in the Kitchen · 4M ago

Spiced Pumpkin Roulade with White Chocolate & Mascarpone

Nate and I usually host our families for Thanksgiving dinner, but with my bum elbow making it a little difficult to stuff a turkey – let alone maneuver it in and out of the oven – my parents...
Korena in the Kitchen · 4M ago

Focaccia with Grapes & Rosemary {Schiacciata con L’uva}

Before we get caught up in the pumpkin spice madness that seems to take hold in the fall, let’s take a moment to appreciate the humble grape. Grapes are one of those fruits that I could usua...
Korena in the Kitchen · 4M ago

In Search of the Perfect Lemon Layer Cake

Ahhhh the lemon layer cake. You’d think the combination of cake, lemon curd, and frosting would be relatively simple, right? Well you’d be wrong, especially if you’re me. I’ve been on the se...
Korena in the Kitchen · 6M ago

Turkish Simit Bread

With our Around the World in 12 Plates leader, Gabby, spending the month of July in Turkey on an archaeological dig (#lifegoals), it only made sense that this month’s destination was Turkey!...