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

Grape Jelly

I realised the other day that I haven’t made any jam or chutney this summer.  The previous couple of years I made so much – actually went a little overboard – and somehow… Continue reading

Welcome to my dinner table – Part 3

This dinner took place in July 2010. The guests were three of my former class mates. We sort of found back together through one of our group who had kept in contact with… Continue reading

Focaccia with Potatoes, Apples & Rosemary

This is one of my “filed and forgotten” recipes from Living at Home magazine that I’ve had for years but have never tried. The other week I got a visit from friends travelling… Continue reading

Sweet Almond Tea Panna Cotta

The first time that I invited people for dinner and didn’t think about the menu until three days before. Very unlike me. On the other hand quite in line with my current “I’m… Continue reading