Prop Love – Everyday Props

I’ve often said here that if there’s one thing I don’t need, it’s more props. Or plates, dishes, bowls in general. And yet, I still sometimes succumb to the call of a pretty… Continue reading

Chai Syrup

The other week I found a recipe for chai tea at German magazine Brigitte.de. I thought I might have all ingredients at home but just pinned the recipe to the kitchen tiles for… Continue reading

Butternut & Thyme Mini Quiches

I bought another butternut squash, this time with something concrete in mind, namely butternut quiche. This then turned into mini quiches, because I decided to make this for lunch today and freeze the… Continue reading

A Morning At The Bakehouse

My lack of posting is due to not having cooked much on the weekends. However, this weekend I did some baking – again… considering I recently said cooking was more my thing than… Continue reading

Amaretto & Cream Apple Cake

Today I went back to my handwritten recipe book of other people’s recipes, where I’d also found the brownie recipe I posted recently. Other people in this case are family, friends and colleagues.… Continue reading

Quinoa & Butternut Burgers with Hasselback Potatoes

Last Saturday at the supermarket I happened upon some butternut squash and bought it on a whim, like I’m prone to do with food items. On the way home I thought about making… Continue reading

Berry, Butterscotch & Pecan Brownies

Although I embrace autumn, I can’t let go of summer yet; the weather swings between late summer and early autumn temperatures, one day making us believe it’s still summer and the next reminding… Continue reading

Pastéis De Nata {Portuguese Custard Tarts}

Hello and welcome to the last week of summer. I can’t believe it’s almost over already, and I also can’t believe I haven’t blogged in such a long time. Instead of thinking up… Continue reading

Swabian Cuisine – Redcurrant Cake {Träubleskuchen}

I finally managed to create something in the kitchen again, yay! I’ve been meaning to make this cake for two weeks now but have been procrastinating. In the kitchen today, I realised once… Continue reading

Baked Feta On Peppers & Thyme

I have another recycled post from my German blog for you today. Reason? One, I haven’t been cooking much lately at the weekends – even though my “want to try” list is very… Continue reading

Cucumber & Lemon Rickey

I sat sipping this refreshing drink on my balcony earlier this evening, then jumped up – as I tend to do when my brain shouts photo! – and grabbed the camera. Two years… Continue reading

Roasted Tomatoes On Cream Cheese & Soft Rustic Bread

Yesterday at lunch time I bought a small crate of cocktail tomatoes at a wholesaler’s, and on the way home from work I stopped to get bread. I had a vision of something… Continue reading