Citrus Fruit & Cardamom Jelly

Once something has grabbed my attention – an ingredient, technique or method -, I like getting back to it. Those of you who have gotten to know me over these last two years… Continue reading

Goat Cheese with Pumpkin Seed Brittle on Beetroot Carpaccio & Mango Salsa

Last week we had our annual office team dinner, and as is typical when you book for larger groups at a German restaurant we agreed to have three starters and three main courses… Continue reading

Spiced Winter Porridge

Shortly before Christmas I read this post on Speculaaskruiden by London Eats, a really lovely spice mix that I made but unfortunately didn’t get to use because I didn’t have enough time to… Continue reading

Oven Bag Cooked Pork Tenderloin

Before I start – I guess we all go into a new year with some resolutions. One of mine was to (try to) keep my posts a little shorter and more to the… Continue reading

Happy New Year!

Just a quick post to wish you all a Happy New Year and all the best for 2012! Although I’m not very good with using my old digital camera at night, last night… Continue reading

Christmas Jelly

A few months ago I had to buy a whole bottle of Crème de Cassis, which I resented a little because I only needed 2 tablespoons for a recipe, and you only get… Continue reading

Chocolate Covered Marshmallows

When I started my German Blog in February this year, I said I wouldn’t be posting the same things I post on this one. Except if something turns out really spectacular. Well, this… Continue reading

Walnut Kisses

Walnut Kisses – they’re the kind of Christmas cookie no one else but my grandmother made when she was still alive. No one in the family really tried because everyone thought that my… Continue reading

Welcome to my dinner table – Part 5

The Christmas Dinner 2010. I rarely have my family over for dinner, as my sister lives in another part of the country (which I’m happy to say will have changed by tonight as… Continue reading

Chocolate Covered Mulled Wine Cherries

The other day a friend told me he needed to go to some shop to get more mulled wine cherries. He could read in my face I had no idea what he was… Continue reading

Advent Season & A Forest Walk

Not sure if anyone outside of Germany knows that during the Advent season we like to decorate our homes with Advent wreaths. There’s the kind you decorate your front door with, or the… Continue reading

Brussels Sprouts Pasta with Bacon, Walnuts & Maple Syrup

If you’re dieting or trying to live very healthy, I need to advise you to stay away from this… This post is not for you, as the only healthy thing here are the… Continue reading