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

Happy Easter

Mini Onion Pancakes

When I don’t have any ideas for weekend cooking, I often consult my blogs to see what I could make again. In this case, I consulted my German blog and remembered that I’d… Continue reading

Roasted Vegetable Nests With Egg

No one can accuse me of not eating my greens or not eating enough vegetables in general. I like looking at what the people in front and behind of me at the supermarket… Continue reading

Spicy Vegetable Soup With Croutons

Welcome to my post about old people’s food. Just kidding! Let me explain. A week ago I had dental surgery, a tooth extraction, to be exact, and that was a little scary for… Continue reading

Living – Homemade Body Care Products

Strangely, I often forget that this blog’s byline is Thoughts on cooking, eating and living. Probably because I am quite fixated on the cooking and eating part. I’m also not really sure anyone has… Continue reading

Herb & Lemon Roasted Carrots On Wheat

At the Friday market yesterday I browsed but had no idea what I wanted to buy as I hadn’t yet made any plans for my weekend cooking. A friend had asked me if… Continue reading

Chai Waffles with Blood Orange Chai Syrup

Seems like I’m starting this blogging year off like I ended the last – with something sweet. Outside of the blogging world, though, apart from two batches of cinnamon rolls, I’ve cooked only… Continue reading

Update on Orange & Mozzarella Starter

Remember the Orange & Mozzarella Starter I made in December 2016? I had initially wanted to make that with blood oranges (moro oranges) but wasn’t able to get any, so made it with… Continue reading

Vegetable Filo Cigars

In 2011 I was inspired by this Moroccan Meat Cigars post and made my own version with vegetables instead of meat for my German blog. What made my version Moroccan was the spice… Continue reading

Orange & Marzipan Panna Cotta

I did warn you in my last panna cotta post earlier this month that there might be another panna cotta before the year ends, and here it is. I wanted to make this… Continue reading