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

Rosemary Almonds

These should by rights be called Rosemary, Chili & Lime Almonds. But I’ll only call them that after I’ve improved the recipe. And from this statement, I guess you can gather that they’re… Continue reading

Soufflé Garlic Pumpkin

This week I bought a piece of musque de Provence pumpkin at our Friday market, as usual without the slightest idea yet what I was going to do with it. I also happen… Continue reading

Baked Stuffed Apples

Today is November 1st, and I can’t say I remember any of the previous years’ November days being such beautiful, warm and sunny ones. What I can say is that I have honestly… Continue reading

Welcome to my dinner table – Part 4

Another dinner with the “new constellation”, plus the husband of one of my best friends who moved to Dubai in October 2010 for her new job. I used to hang out at their… Continue reading

Autumn Chocolate

I really wanted to call this one winter chocolate but that would be getting ahead of the seasons. Although today is one of those beautiful autumn days with the sun shining and the… Continue reading