Amaretto & Cream Apple Cake

Today I went back to my handwritten recipe book of other people’s recipes, where I’d also found the brownie recipe I posted recently. Other people in this case are family, friends and colleagues.… Continue reading

Quinoa & Butternut Burgers with Hasselback Potatoes

Last Saturday at the supermarket I happened upon some butternut squash and bought it on a whim, like I’m prone to do with food items. On the way home I thought about making… Continue reading

Berry, Butterscotch & Pecan Brownies

Although I embrace autumn, I can’t let go of summer yet; the weather swings between late summer and early autumn temperatures, one day making us believe it’s still summer and the next reminding… Continue reading

Pastéis De Nata {Portuguese Custard Tarts}

Hello and welcome to the last week of summer. I can’t believe it’s almost over already, and I also can’t believe I haven’t blogged in such a long time. Instead of thinking up… Continue reading

Swabian Cuisine – Redcurrant Cake {Träubleskuchen}

I finally managed to create something in the kitchen again, yay! I’ve been meaning to make this cake for two weeks now but have been procrastinating. In the kitchen today, I realised once… Continue reading

Baked Feta On Peppers & Thyme

I have another recycled post from my German blog for you today. Reason? One, I haven’t been cooking much lately at the weekends – even though my “want to try” list is very… Continue reading

Cucumber & Lemon Rickey

I sat sipping this refreshing drink on my balcony earlier this evening, then jumped up – as I tend to do when my brain shouts photo! – and grabbed the camera. Two years… Continue reading

Roasted Tomatoes On Cream Cheese & Soft Rustic Bread

Yesterday at lunch time I bought a small crate of cocktail tomatoes at a wholesaler’s, and on the way home from work I stopped to get bread. I had a vision of something… Continue reading

Passion Fruit Panna Cotta

I think you all know by now how much I love panna cotta. Some of you might also know that I’ve been running a German food blog in parallel to this one for… Continue reading

Pear, Ginger & Chocolate Crumble

Last weekend, after five weeks of “eating sensibly” and no sweets, I suddenly craved a crumble like mad. I wanted to use up the pears I’d forgotten in the fridge but they were… Continue reading

Asparagus & Steak Potato Cakes

While surfing food sites on Friday afternoon, I came across this guy making hash browns. His method was to grate a thin layer of potatoes straight into a frying pan of sizzling butter.… Continue reading

Minted Pea & Pork Pasta

At the market yesterday I bought fresh peas, and this afternoon I sat at my dinner table shelling them, listening to the rain falling onto the tin bits of the roof. Quite relaxing.… Continue reading