Sun dried tomatoes, feta, bacon and olive cake

In my article Courgettes and goat cheese cake, I gave the basic recipe for cakes and some ideas of different things you can add to the basic batter. I wanted to try a new one and made this sun-dried tomatoes, feta, bacon and olive cake. It was absolutely delicious.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Servings: 4-6
Level: Easy

Equipment: large bowl, measuring glass, cake tin, oven

– 150 g flour
– 125 mL milk
– 100 g grated emmental
– 3 eggs
– 1 sachet of baking powder
– 80 mL olive oil
– sun-dried tomatoes
– black olives
– diced bacon (lardons)
– 50 g feta
– salt, pepper, oregano

Cook the dices of bacon in a pan and reserve.
In a large bowl, mix the flour, baking powder and eggs. Add milk and oil. Mix until it is homogeneous.
Then add the emmental, tomatoes, feta, olives and bacon. Add salt, pepper, herbs.
Pour in the tin and cook in the oven at 180° for 45 minutes.
Let it cool down before eating.

Can be eaten cold or hot. Can be kept in the fridge several days.
Nice with a salad.


Best cookies

Everyone loves cookies and these are amazing tha secret is that there is a lot of chocolate! My siblings and cousins love them (they just ate one batch in a day!) With the recipe I give you, I made a batch of 66 macaron size cookies ( I wanted them small to have them with coffee) but usually I make about 30 or 40 normal-sized cookies.


Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Servings: for about 40 medium size cookies or 60 small
Level: Easy

Equipment: oven tray, large salad bowl, cooking paper

– 125g brown sugar
– 120g white sugar
– 1 sachet vanilla sugar
– 1 sachet baking powder
– 250g flour
– 125 g salted butter
– 1 egg
– 300 g black chocolate

Preheat oven at 180ºC
Cut the chocolate in pieces and reserve.
In a bowl mix the sugar and the melted butter. Add the egg, stir well. Then gradually add the flour and baking powder while stiring. The dough must become quite thick. Then add the chocolate chips and stir.
Unroll some paper on an oven tray. Form circles about 1cm high. You can make them as large as you want. Beware that it might spread a little bit while cooking so allow enough space between the cookies. It is very import ant that there is a lot of chocolate on each cookie, egen if it seems too much, for the dough will spread. Cook in the oven for 10-12 minutes according to size (given the quantity, you might have to bake them in several batches). Let cool down. Enjoy!


– some sugar can be replaced by honey or maple syrup
– you can use white chocolate or nuts instead of black chocolate only