Spicy Vegetable Soup With Croutons

Welcome to my post about old people’s food. Just kidding! Let me explain. A week ago I had dental surgery, a tooth extraction, to be exact, and that was a little scary for… Continue reading

Living – Homemade Body Care Products

Strangely, I often forget that this blog’s byline is Thoughts on cooking, eating and living. Probably because I am quite fixated on the cooking and eating part. I’m also not really sure anyone has… Continue reading

Herb & Lemon Roasted Carrots On Wheat

At the Friday market yesterday I browsed but had no idea what I wanted to buy as I hadn’t yet made any plans for my weekend cooking. A friend had asked me if… Continue reading

Chai Waffles with Blood Orange Chai Syrup

Seems like I’m starting this blogging year off like I ended the last – with something sweet. Outside of the blogging world, though, apart from two batches of cinnamon rolls, I’ve cooked only… Continue reading

Update on Orange & Mozzarella Starter

Remember the Orange & Mozzarella Starter I made in December 2016? I had initially wanted to make that with blood oranges (moro oranges) but wasn’t able to get any, so made it with… Continue reading

Vegetable Filo Cigars

In 2011 I was inspired by this Moroccan Meat Cigars post and made my own version with vegetables instead of meat for my German blog. What made my version Moroccan was the spice… Continue reading

Orange & Marzipan Panna Cotta

I did warn you in my last panna cotta post earlier this month that there might be another panna cotta before the year ends, and here it is. I wanted to make this… Continue reading

Xmas-sy Peppermint Macarons

  Hello again with a quick post about what I’ve been up to. As you might have noticed, I haven’t blogged in a bit. One reason was that I came back sick from… Continue reading

Chocolate & Peppermint Panna Cotta

Just in case you haven’t noticed yet… I ❤ panna cotta. And I found another excuse to make one – Christmas. I’ve had this chocolate & peppermint bar lying around for a while,… Continue reading

Welcoming Advent Season

The Quest For The Perfect Apple

Ever since my Apple & Cheese Pithivier post I’ve been looking for more tasty apple varieties. As I mentioned in that post, neither the choices at the supermarkets nor at the farmers markets… Continue reading

Living – Homemade Scented Candles

Last night a friend and I made homemade scented candles, for which I had ordered two different types of wax and 4 kinds of essential oils online. I’m definitely not a crafts person,… Continue reading