Braised Fennel Salad with Cherries, Bacon & Goats Cheese

Another salad, this time with a mix of warm and cold ingredients, which I love. The idea for using fennel in a salad came from online inspiration, I saw a picture somewhere of… Continue reading

Yellow String Bean Salad & Garlic Vinaigrette

In summer I get a lot of my vegetable supply from my parents’ garden. While my sister has a real interest in the upkeep of the garden, I’m more the “let me know… Continue reading

Brandy Truffles

Over the past few years I’ve often thought back to the rum truffles I used to make. The recipe was given to me by a girl I did my apprenticeship with, and I… Continue reading

Shoestring Onions

During my US vacation my friends and I shared onion rings quite a few times; I realised this is something that you don’t really get over here unless it’s at a big burger… Continue reading

Pickling {An Experiment}

Hello & welcome back. A week ago Sunday I returned from my three-week US vacation. I spent a week in Maine and two weeks in Massachusetts, and I enjoyed it immensely. When I… Continue reading

Hot Sauce {First Attempt}

Remember my Grilled Vegetables & Tofu Salad from a few weeks ago? I mentioned that I’ve been marinating my veg and tofu in a hot sauce that a Chinese colleague made. She’d only… Continue reading

Caraway & Linseed Wholegrain Rye Bread {Fail}

I’ve only made bread twice since the 2017 wood-burning oven bread course, probably because I can never get through a whole loaf before it starts getting mouldy, as I don’t eat bread every… Continue reading

Rhubarb Cake {Rhabarberkuchen}

I’ve been tempted by rhubarb at the market these past few weeks, but I resisted because nothing immediately sprang to mind that I wanted to make with rhubarb. After my last few baking… Continue reading

Grilled Vegetables & Tofu Salad

These past three months I have been eating salad like there was no tomorrow. Maybe you remember me saying here before that I love eating salads when I eat out, and I love… Continue reading

German Blog Revival

Just a quick note – if you speak German, pop over to my German blog Kiki’s Küchenleben, which I decided to revive earlier this week after a two year absence. The reason I… Continue reading

Strawberry & Skyr Cakes {Experiment}

Last night I decided to do some experimental baking, making little cakes to take to the Mother’s Day coffee meet at my parents’. I used an oil batter recipe that I had used… Continue reading

Strawberry Mini Madeleines

I’ve eaten so many vegetables and so much fruit these past two months that I thought it was time for a sweet treat. On opening one of my kitchen cupboards the mini madeleines… Continue reading