Friday, July 22, 2011

Pesche Dolci Italian Peach Cookies and beer now considered alcohol

Chocolate semolina cake with chocolate sauce
Food Diary (July 22, 2011)
Breakfast: Rolled oats with nectarines and sunflower seeds
Lunch: Macaroni with Spanish eggplant
Dinner: Bean sprouts curry with oat sourdough, cabbage, apple and cucumber salad
Baking/sweets: Chocolate, chocolate semolina cake with chocolate sauce, other cakes

Today I tried the easy 4 ingredient semolina cake with different flavours such as chocolate and coconut. They all worked, even if they didn’t I would happily eat them. Chocolate semolina cake without any fat is a bit crumbly, somewhere between a crumbly cookie and a cake. It is different but nice, and goes really well with a sauce. Yesterday I talked about naked cupcakes, today I dressed up the cakes. The cake had less sugar so eating them naked would have been less interesting.

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Pesche Dolci - Italian Peach Cookies

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Source: BBC
This is interesting, beer will be officially classified as alcohol in Russia. Preciously drinks containing less than 10% alcohol were considered a foodstuff. 

The legal classification will take effect from 2013, however the issue is if and when Russians will actually consider beer and other ‘lighter’ beverages to be alcohol. If you have been to Russia and drank with Russians you will know that beer is not really considered alcohol, it does not do the ‘job’.  There is a Russian saying ‘drinking beer without vodka is a waste of money’. The legal classification of beer will change but I really wonder if there will be a change from the practical perspective. 

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  1. Those Italian Peach Cookies are AMAZING! And that's hilarious about the beer in Russia :)

  2. Your chocolate semolina cake with chocolate sauce looks dreamy!

  3. Oh the chocolate cake with it's gorgeous sauce looks to die for!

  4. OMG! That chocolate cake is beyond gorgeous!

  5. Your chocolate semolina cake looks fantastic! I haven't had my breakfast yet, I am suffering when I look at the chocolate sauce...
    The beer classification is hilarious!!! So stereotypical! Luckily you are there to find such funny items on the web!

  6. Oooh, my eyes just froze at the top photo! WOW!

  7. wow macarons dipped and decorated like peaches! how pretty! and love the idea of using cocoa in your semolina cake - nice and healthy :D

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  9. Oh yum! That chocolate cake is calling my name!

  10. Those peach cookies look adorable.