Blog Of The Year 2012

Coming home from our company Xmas party last night, I logged onto this blog and was surprised to find this: What can I say but 😀 😀 😀 and a big fat thank… Continue reading

Savoury Crumble

The other day my friend and colleague had raw kohlrabi in her lunch box. Which made me think back on when I last ate kohlrabi. And I couldn’t remember, it must have been… Continue reading

Mulled Wine Syrup

I’ve been meaning to make mulled wine syrup for about two years now. I have this book called “Bald ist Weihnachten“, which translates to “It’ll be Christmas soon“. This book is well structured,… Continue reading

Early Xmas Present – The Very Inspiring Blogger Award

I just received a lovely early Xmas present from Fae of Fae’s Twist & Tango – the Very Inspiring Blogger Award. Thank you very much, Fae! As it happens, this award comes at… Continue reading

Walnut Shortbread Hearts with Spiced Chocolate

Shortbread is one of the things we made in the puddings and pastries course I took in the UK this year. We made pecan shortbread, but I decided walnuts would give this a… Continue reading

Leftovers Cake

Last weekend I made mini maple roasted pear cakes with spiced chocolate topping. The whole thing was an impromptu invention in order to use up some pears I still had in the fridge,… Continue reading

Pumpkin Filled Potato Skins

I’ve had half a butternut squash left over that I didn’t know what to do with. I also had large potatoes, and when I say large I mean your standard baking potato, which… Continue reading

Welcome To My Dinner Table – Part 10

Good news for me: after the last dinner in August, where I borrowed my sister’s dining table, we agreed to swap tables for good. She moved into a smaller place in September where… Continue reading

Pumpkin Mousse with Creamy Goat’s Cheese

I brought home quite a few food magazines from England, and there were so many great recipes in there that I decided to have friends over for a British Dinner. The starter was… Continue reading

Rose Water Apple Tartlets

Seems like I’m on a roll again with the sweet stuff… Ever since the cookery course I’ve been craving something with pastry cream. And even before that I had this vision of a… Continue reading

Greek Yogurt & Mint Panna Cotta with Bergamot Candy Brittle

As promised, finally here is a real food post. This one’s been on the back of my mind for almost a year now. Every time I picked up my notebook over that time,… Continue reading

Little Treats

May I please give you one more non-cooking / non-recipe related post? Since returning from my vacation I’ve only made pizza and shortbread, otherwise my oven remained cold and the stove top untouched.… Continue reading