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

“The Art Of Food Stories” {Food Photography Workshop}

Last Sunday I attended a food photography workshop held by Rachel Korinek of Two Loves Studio [@twolovesstudio] and Bea Lubas of Bea’s Cookbook [@bealubas]. I’ve admired Rachel’s photography and her style for a… Continue reading

Oven Roasted Tomatoes

Today’s post is a canned one – when you read this, I’ll actually be in London at a food photography workshop. I might even tell you about it when I return 😉 I… Continue reading

Simple Cherry Cake

My very first job was with the Civil Engineering Office in my hometown. It was a time when young women were secretaries rather than engineers, and the office was very male dominated. It… Continue reading

Beetroot Waffles with Asparagus

With great pleasure I realised at the Friday market that white asparagus season has started here in Germany. My favourite stall sells miniature stalks, both white and green, so I bought both. White… Continue reading

Caprese Chicken

Hope you’ve all had relaxing Easter holidays. Here in Germany Easter Monday is a holiday, too, so I’m off work today. As with Christmas, I don’t fancy having two or three family lunches… Continue reading