Blood Orange Panna Cotta with Cardamom Syrup

In 2011, my second blogging year, I posted my very first panna cotta recipe – blood orange panna cotta with caramelised oranges. Oh my, how much I liked my pictures then 😂. Well,… Continue reading

White Bean Soup & Thick Noodles

Did recipes ever get lost in your family because while your grandmother was alive and cooking no one thought to write them down? This has, unfortunately, happened quite a lot in my family.… Continue reading

Advocaat Cake

My godmother has been making this Advocaat cake for years, but I’ve only managed to make it for the first time now. If you’re not familiar with Advocaat – which is called Eierlikör… Continue reading

Earl Grey Panna Cotta

Hello again, and let me say right out that I’m not going to make any excuses for why I haven’t been here in a very long while. Life just happened. Having said that,… Continue reading

Lavender Shortbread

I’m a coffee junkie but I have phases when I’d rather drink tea. When I’m out that’ll always be Earl Grey, but at home it’s a simple cup of tea with milk. Such… Continue reading

Apple & Turnip Soup

Oh my… Realising that in my last post in July I said I was back in the kitchen with full dedication, I just wondered what went wrong, where said dedication went. I guess… Continue reading

Balsamic & Cardamom Roasted Strawberry Ice Cream

I’m back in the kitchen with full dedication 🙂 . When I bought all those berries for last week’s pavlova, I overdid it a little at the market with the berry buying. I… Continue reading

Summer Berry Pavlova

  I know I haven’t been here in a long while, and that’s because I currently don’t find real joy in cooking or baking. I eat a lot of the same things, like… Continue reading

Lemon Curd Babka

The weekend before last I made poppy seed babka using a recipe from Cindy at Salt and Serenity as a basis. My grandmother used to make two kinds of cake that she simply… Continue reading

Tomato Butter

Last week I got a hankering for tomato butter, which I hadn’t made in a very long time. I had my first taste of tomato butter more than ten years ago at a… Continue reading

Carrot Greens Salt

This past weekend I was browsing a German food mag site and happened upon an article about what to do with vegetable greens. The article was arguing against buying pre-packaged vegetables because they’re… Continue reading


It’s been a bit longer than usual since I’ve been here. One reason I haven’t blogged more is the usual laziness, the other is I got sinusitis again and slept through almost a… Continue reading