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

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