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

Profiteroles

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

Blood Orange Curd

  Curd. Something I love but have shied away from for years. Why? I don’t know! It just sounded like a lot of work even though it isn’t really. Somehow something in my… Continue reading

Savoury Mulled Puff Pastry Pears

I had the idea for these puff pastry pears sitting scribbled in my notebook for a while now, the ingredients changing every time I looked at it. Initially there was a chocolate filled… Continue reading

Top 9 & The Vagaries Of Blogging

I’m sure many of you are familiar with Instagram’s “Best 9” – there’s an app that runs through your Instagram posts of a specific year and tells you which of your posts were… Continue reading

Warm Potato, Beet & Brussels Sprouts Salad

The Friday before Christmas I got into a bit of a vegetable buying frenzy at the market. I don’t know what I was thinking, when I would be eating all those veggies, as… Continue reading

Happy New Year

Wishing you all a Happy & Healthy New Year, may your wishes come true and your resolutions succeed! Thank you for stopping by, reading, looking at the pictures, and commenting this past year… Continue reading

Vin Santo Panna Cotta

Hello everyone, I hope you’ve all been able to spend the holidays as you expected – be it merry and joyful, or relaxed and peaceful. I also hope you haven’t been overindulging and… Continue reading

Merry Christmas

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas, joyful and peaceful holidays, and that those of you who entertain and cook for family and friends have fun and enjoy doing so! Kiki