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

Blood Orange & Campari Ice Cream

As you might have gathered from previous posts, I have quite a liking for blood oranges.  (And I promise this will be the last you’ll hear of blood oranges from me for a… Continue reading

Chai Tea Infused Hot Chocolate On A Stick

The weather has improved over the last two weeks, and it’s been sunny every day, even though it’s still coldish because of the wind, and definitely nippy come late afternoon.  And where there… Continue reading

Pumpkin Ravioli with Vanilla Butter

Before I start this post properly, let me just say something – I’m speechless.  Although shell-shocked would be more appropriate.  When I logged out of this site on Thursday evening, everything was  normal. … Continue reading