Beetroot Gnocchi with Pistachio & Mint Pesto

Last week I had friends over for dinner and had intended to make a beetroot side dish. In the end I decided against it so I had lots of beets sitting in my… Continue reading

Living – The Wine Rack

As reported last week, the kitchen is spick and span after the decluttering and cleaning. The last thing I did was take a good look at the wine rack. Although for space reasons… Continue reading

Watermelon Ice Cream

Hope you won’t be yawning with boredom when you read that I made ice cream after the same basic recipe again… About three years ago, I discovered Nigella Lawson’s margarita ice cream, which… Continue reading

Living – Kitchen Cleaning & Decluttering

I feel like shouting out a big HALLELUJAH, although without any religious intent. What you see above is (a part of) my kitchen in its final stages of spring cleaning and total decluttering.… Continue reading

Swabian Cuisine – Maultaschen 3 Ways

Here is the third and last version of our Swabian Maultaschen. After making the basic recipe and cooking them in salted water (or stock), they are then cut into slices, fried in butter,… Continue reading

Swabian Cuisine – Maultaschen 3 Ways

After last week’s basic version of Maultaschen and Maultaschensuppe, this week we’re making what we call geschmelzte Maultaschen – the melted version. The melted refers to frying them in butter, but this version… Continue reading

Swabian Cuisine – Maultaschen 3 Ways

I thought it was time to present you more of our Swabian cuisine, and today it’ll be Maultaschen. Maul is a not so nice word for mouth, and Taschen means pockets. So a… Continue reading

Rhubarb, Strawberry & Ginger Crumble

Although I like rhubarb, I don’t make anything from it very often. This last week, however, I had a vision of ruby red rhubarb, preferably cooked in the oven, so I made a… Continue reading

Living – Cookbooks

My bookshelf is comprised of 8 deep shelves. That looks nice but leaves a lot of space to collect clutter in. Books are never as deep as the shelves, so I tend to… Continue reading

Asparagus & Wild Garlic Mini Quiches

Before I went on vacation at the end of last month, I cleared out all the vegetables in my fridge. I couldn’t fathom why I’d bought that much when I knew I’d be… Continue reading

Living – Stripes & Dots Bowls

Hmmm… I just realised this is the fourth post about bowls, and it might make me look like a bowl junkie These, again, are from my little favourite shop that I visit once… Continue reading

Sweet Potato & Wasabi Ravioli

The other day I finally felt a little more energised again and decided to do some more decluttering and weeding out of stuff in the kitchen. Amazing, is all I can say. Both… Continue reading