My new short-term friends, the cherries

I seem to have developed a food pattern:  I like an ingredient, and before I know it I’m using it all the time. This happens in waves – liking of ingredient sort of… Continue reading

Asparagus Macchiato

Sadly asparagus season officially ends on June 24 here in Germany, so this is the last of my asparagus recipes for this season. I’ve stuck to my resolution of going to my filed… Continue reading

Balsamic Asparagus Pasta

The other day I was looking for some inspiration for a quick mid-week meal, and I asked a friend what she was going to cook that night.  She rattled down a recipe for… Continue reading

Coconut Cookies

A little while ago, I made up my mind to buy one of three things: an Airfryer, a new camera, or a stand mixer. I’d heard great things about the Airfryer but my… Continue reading

Polenta Slices with Balsamic Strawberries

To describe it with one of Jamie Oliver’s frequently used words – this dessert is wicked! Ready in twenty minutes, easily prepared ahead, so simple and yet so delicious.  I love these kinds… Continue reading

Tarte Flambée Strips with Asparagus

I find new recipes that I want to give a try almost on a daily basis.  So I keep them bookmarked if they’re online, or if I tore them out of magazines I’ll… Continue reading

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