Since some people asked the recipe of Gerbaud (Zserbó) I think I should share it with you guys.


  • 35 dkg flour
  • 30 dkg butter
  • 1 dl milk
  • 1 egg
  • 10 dkg sugar
  • 2 dkg yeast


  • 20 dkg sugar mixed with 15 dkg nutmeat
  • 40 dkg jam/marmalade


Imperial measurements:

25cm x 35cm = 10inch x 14inch
35 dkg flour = 12 oz
30 dkg butter = 10.5 oz
10 dkg sugar = 3.5 oz
2 dkg yeast = 0.7oz
1dl milk = half a glass :D
First you merge the butter and the sugar with the flour. Then you run the yeast in warm milk (add a bit of sugar). After it’s done, pour it into the sugar, and add the egg. Knead it together very well, and cut it into three pieces. Stretch them each out into the size of 25x35cm.
Now apply half the filling onto the first pastry piece. Put the second one on top, and put the rest of the filling on it. Cover it with the last piece.

Now it’s ready to be put into the oven. Let it bake until it’s golden brown on the top. Then pull it out of the oven, and pour some chocolate or cocoa-mass over it, and let it cool for a few hours.



A new design – Interactive Cooking!

As the blog’s original purpose was to make a fun cooking project via involving the community, a new design came to mind: the foods will be cooked in several stages, with pauses inbetween; the community can then throw me with ideas as to how to spice up the food alongside the process!

Let’s make the strangest impromptu recipes!

First Project – idea compilation

So here we go, the first two ideas are from Pixelated Soul, 

Chocolate-Coconut cake AND Hot pepper Hamburger

Coconut Cake

  Hot pepper burger


Well, I DID ask you for interesting ideas; we have another contender (combining the two): Choco-Coconut-Burger-Cake! If you want me to go with it, say so, and don’t forget, you’re free to use your ideas to spice up things!


Received a lot of new ideas: Oreo Pizza; this interesting post here by Alastor K.: “deep-fried cheeseburger on pretzel bun,
sweet & spicy chili – made with a fruit(s) alternative to tomatos”. Sound challenging and tasty. And chocolate soup.

Also, if someone with ANY idea financially supports his idea, I’ll do it right away, via PayPal.

Welcome to the Cook Project

Do you want to see one of your cooking ideas come to life?
Just want your favorite dish being presented by the chef yet-to-be known to the world?

The Cook at your service; this blog is THE place looking to give just that for you, while taking pictures (in the future I intend on doing videos) of the process, and giving a taste-test by the end; everything to your order shall be done and cooked.


Feel free to bomb me with ideas; The Cook WILL do them right away! The Cook Project – START! Note that the essence of the project is to be an INTERACTIVE, COMMUNITY BASED blog; new ideas will spring up as we’re going into it more, I’m sure.

Cook’s note: the picture I used features the pastry I have confidence in: the Gerbeaud.

If you want to support the project, here is what you might want to do:

  1. You say your idea about what you want to see cooked
  2. you send money via PayPal to
  3. and The Cook gets into making it RIGHT AWAY.