Spring Oven Roasted Vegetables

I have these phases where I can’t even decide what I want to eat, let alone what I should shop for and cook.  I’m right in the middle of such a phase right… Continue reading

Chocolate Kisses

Today this blog is 1 year old.  I never actually thought that far ahead when I started it.  And I’m quite happy with the number of people reading it.  I would have been… Continue reading

Chocolate & Coconut Strawberries

I can hear you already – boring, too easy, nothing special…  However, if you’re like me and you buy too many strawberries because you’ve either forgotten you already have some stowed away in… Continue reading

Lavender Ice Cream

You’ll probably say “Ice cream?  Again?”  But with the weather having been so summery over the last few weeks, all I can think about at the moment is ice cream.  I actually have… Continue reading

Too many pictures?

Do you know that dilemma?  You take a few pictures for your latest post (okay, a hundred pictures…) knowing you’ll have to delete a lot of them.  But there are still enough good… Continue reading

Bacon & Provolone Stuffed Baked Potatoes

Before Easter, when I was planning what I would cook over the 4 days as the shops would be closed – Good Friday and Easter Monday are both public holidays in Germany –… Continue reading

Bottomless Cheesecake with Strawberries & Lemon Balm

Today I have no story to go with my recipe.  Guess some of you will be relieved…  So I’ll get straight to the point.  This is another one from my Living at Home… Continue reading

Exotic Pineapple Rice

In my youth, Toast Hawaii was the height of food fashion.  Slice of toast, ham, pineapple, topped with cheese – in the oven – ready.  We loved that!  Even if quite laughable today,… Continue reading

Impromptu White Chocolate Pralines aka Leftover Choc Experiment

One of the unexpected finds when clearing out my kitchen cupboards was a pack of white couverture.  I kept thinking back to some shop bought sweets consisting of freeze-dried raspberries covered in white… Continue reading

Just a little lifestyle update…

I’ve been a little unhappy with the state of my kitchen for the last year or so.  A few years ago, when we painted the kitchen, I decided to get rid of the… Continue reading

Bear’s Garlic Pesto

A lot of people I know love bear’s garlic, and every year when it’s in season they get quite excited about it.  I had never tried it, so couldn’t understand the excitement, really. … Continue reading

Cherry Cake Muffins with Lemongrass Scented Cream

A friend of mine gave me this cherry cake recipe what seems like aeons ago.  And the other day I noticed I hadn’t made this cake in aeons.  When you see such fabulous… Continue reading