Pumpkin Puree with Almonds, Pine Nuts, Honey and Cinnamon (Doce de Abóbora)

In a restaurant in Évora in Alentejo, Portugal, I had a simple local dessert that consisted of sweet pumpkin puree with pine nuts, almonds, and cinnamon. It was quite nice and prepared something similar back home; less sweet and using … Continue reading Pumpkin Puree with Almonds, Pine Nuts, Honey and Cinnamon (Doce de Abóbora)

Apple Cinnamon Muffins

The final of five batches of a dozen muffins baked to celebrate my birthday at work: apple cinnamon muffins. I used a recipe from Putney Farm, thanks guys!  My original plan was to do only 4 batches, but I wondered if that would be enough and since I still had two apples lying around that were about to become wrinkly, I decided to make these as well. I’m glad that I did: I liked them a lot and so did my coworkers! The recipe is not very sweet, so this is also an excellent muffin to make for breakfast. Like Putney … Continue reading Apple Cinnamon Muffins