Chai Tea Panna Cotta with Cashew Brittle

If you’ve been coming here a while, you’ll probably know this about me – I <3 panna cotta. It is the easiest dessert ever, and it’s also the most versatile with regards to… Continue reading

Apricot & Cardamom Biscotti {Cantuccini}

This is something I picked up in a book – again. No recipe, just the restaurant owning character mentioning that she’d be making apricot & cardamom biscotti. Here biscotti are better known as… Continue reading

Filled Chicory Leaves

I’d like to thank everyone who participated in the Recipe – with or without? poll and/or left a comment as to what they prefer. Most of you voted for leave as is, although… Continue reading

Recipes – With Or Without?

I love food blogging, but lately I realised that the part I like least is writing down the recipe. So I started wondering – as I’ve done many times over these last few… Continue reading

Apple & Calvados Rolls

Every once in a while, a recipe goes wrong. That’s OK, after all my kitchen motto is still No Risk, No Fun. What makes me grumpy is when a recipe I’ve used for… Continue reading

Onion Cake {Zwiebelkuchen}

It’s Zwiebelkuchen season here in Germany. Same as the Schupfnudeln, here in the South it can be found at all kinds of events like our wine festivals. It’s usually served with a glass… Continue reading

Pumpkin Lasagne

Strolling through our Friday market yesterday, I felt like making something with pumpkin. As usual, I bought the pumpkin first and thought about a recipe later. I acquired a quarter of a musque… Continue reading

Red Quinoa Stuffed Mini Peppers

Some food items you read about on the internet aren’t as easily to come by as one would think, even with globalisation. Having discovered yellow beet at our local market after a two-year… Continue reading

Mountain Lentil Soup

The last couple of weeks the weather was such that you didn’t have any doubt left that autumn had arrived. The cravings for comfort food and being snuggled up on the couch with… Continue reading

Burrata

About two years ago I first read about burrata on food blogs. I didn’t get the hype about some piece of overpriced mozzarella (I know… shame on me…), and then I went on… Continue reading

Plum Puff Pastry Plait

An alliteration as a recipe title – I don’t think I’ve ever managed that before. I bought plums at our Friday Market, as usual with no idea at all what I was going… Continue reading

Parmesan & Thyme Bites with Roasted Yellow Beet

It’s funny, the things that sometimes trigger the creation of a recipe. The way this one came about had nothing to do with the actual food at first. I saw a picture on… Continue reading