Chocolate & Peppermint Panna Cotta

Just in case you haven’t noticed yet… I ❤ panna cotta. And I found another excuse to make one – Christmas. I’ve had this chocolate & peppermint bar lying around for a while,… Continue reading

Welcoming Advent Season

The Quest For The Perfect Apple

Ever since my Apple & Cheese Pithivier post I’ve been looking for more tasty apple varieties. As I mentioned in that post, neither the choices at the supermarkets nor at the farmers markets… Continue reading

Living – Homemade Scented Candles

Last night a friend and I made homemade scented candles, for which I had ordered two different types of wax and 4 kinds of essential oils online. I’m definitely not a crafts person,… Continue reading

Pumpkin & Ricotta Gnocchi with Browned Coriander Butter

Today’s dish was inspired by these pumpkin & quark dumplings at Olala Cooking. I’ve been roasting quite a lot of Hokkaido lately, and I’d just bought another small-ish one. I was thinking about… Continue reading

Sugar Crusted Goats Cheese With Caramelised Plums & Bacon

Five years ago I made sugar crusted goats cheese with caramelised nectarines for my German blog and have been meaning to make it again ever since. This little dish was great both as… Continue reading

Beef, Broccoli & Mushroom Pot Pies

Once again I had bought too many mushrooms at the market, but this time I sliced and froze half of them, and with the other half I decided to make something with a… Continue reading

Apple & Pecan Muffins

So I’ve been without hot water in my apartment for six days, 4 of which were days off and one working from home. Not even lukewarm water. It could have been solved quickly… Continue reading

Apple & Cheese Pithivier

When I found last week’s Tomato & Grapefruit Salsa recipe in my files by chance, I also happened upon a butternut squash & Gruyère pithivier recipe from British Olive magazine. I liked the… Continue reading

Tomato & Grapefruit Salsa

I was looking for a chutney recipe in my magazine recipe collection, when this one fell into my hands. It’s from a German magazine – Living At Home – and I wasn’t even… Continue reading

Tiramisu {Revisited}

In 2010, my first year of blogging, I had a party where I served everything buffet style. One of the desserts was Tiramisu, which I prepared for 22 people in inidividual takeaway containers.… Continue reading

Damson Dumplings {Zwetschgenknödel}

If life gives you potatoes, make… dumplings! I recently bought potatoes because I thought I didn’t have any at home. After returning from the market, I realised I did actually have quite a… Continue reading