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What is Guava Paste?

What is Guava Paste?

Guava paste is a type of jam made with guava and sugar. Guavas are naturally very high in pectin, so guava paste tends to be thick can be easily sliced with a spoon or a knife. The paste is very sweet and has a strong flavor of floral, tropical guavas. It can be used in desserts or served alongside cheese. It is very similar in ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

When spring rolls around, I get out my patio furniture and start to enjoy brunch outdoors. A lazy brunch with homemade treats is a wonderful way to spend the weekend – whether you’re enjoying it yourself in your rob or sitting with friends and family! Here are a couple of brunch-friendly recipes to help you kick off the season. Petit Bakes baked up some Apricot Spelt ... Read More »

Guava Chiffon Cake

Guava Chiffon Cake

I love the sweet, floral, tropical flavor of guava and will always order a dessert that is made with guava when I see one. If you’re a guava fan like I am, or simply someone in the mood for a dessert with a tropical twist, add this Guava Chiffon Cake to your “to bake” list! The light and airy cake is very tall and delivers ... Read More »

How to Peel Almonds

How to Peel Almonds

Almonds are a delicious tree nut (they’re technically drupes, but culinarily they are considered nuts) that make a wonderful snack and ingredient to bake with. Almonds usually have a thin brown skin attached. The skin is edible and doesn’t impart too much flavor to the nuts, so most of the time we leave it on. That said, there are times when you may want to ... Read More »

Girl Scouts Caramel Crunch & Thin Mint Cereals, reviewed

Girl Scouts Caramel Crunch & Thin Mint Cereals, reviewed

When General Mills announced that they would be releasing some Girl Scout cookie-themed cereals in a partnership with the Girl Scouts of America, cookie fans got excited because it sounded like a license to eat cookies for breakfast. The cereals were announced last fall, but I’ve only started seeing them in stores very recently. I wasn’t able to get them in time for National Cereal ... Read More »

Homemade Muffins & Scones!

Lighter Treats for 2017

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