scones3One of my favorite ways to start a Saturday morning is with fresh, fluffy and straight from the oven scones and a cup of coffee. Though if, like me, you are not an early bird they can be a perfect snack for your afternoon coffee as well. For this recipe I’m using fresh cranberries but when they are not in season you can replace them with blueberries or cherries or whatever your fantasy dictates. And believe me once you make them you will want to have them for breakfast every weekend. More »

cake7Cheesecake has always been on the table for every holiday in our family. But who says you need to wait for holidays to make one? The only problem I had here in Montreal or back in the US that I can’t find the right cheese that I usually would use in Poland. The only place that had it so far was Polish grocery stores. As a replacement I use the cream cheese which apparently is the type of cheese everyone uses in the US and Canada. I found some inspiration at the foodnetwork magazine  but I twisted the recipe quite a bit. I really liked the use of cranberries especially since they are available everywhere right now. It might be a fresh idea to use during Thanksgiving next to the pumpkin pie and other goodness. The tartness of cranberries matches perfectly the creaminess and sweetness of the cake and its chocolate bottom. More »