White Russian Panna Cotta

I used  to love White Russian cocktails, but haven’t had one for almost seven years, because… *ahem*… I think that the cream in the fifth one had gone off 😂 . During my… Continue reading

The Lazy Cook’s Breakfast, Lunch Or Dinner

We’re having fantastic summery weather and temperatures here in Southern Germany, which means great light for most of the day for food photography. I’ve been waiting for these spring and summer months all… Continue reading

Potato & Pea Salad with Gruyère & Mint Dressing

  Hello on this quiet and mixed-weather Whitsun weekend. I hardly dare say it, but I’ve been on sick leave last week, again, for the third time this year. I was looking forward… Continue reading

Spring Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

Reading a recipe using raspberries and goats cheese the other day, a slightly different vision popped into my head – strawberries and halloumi cheese. These were quickly joined by white asparagus tips, some… Continue reading

Orzo & Sun-dried Tomato Salad

The other week I was in the UK and as usual got most of my lunches and dinners at Marks & Spencer’s foodhall. I only visit the UK about once a year, and… Continue reading

Buffalo Camembert & Pear Tarts

I had been meaning to make a sweet puff pastry pear tart last month but never got around to it. As the puff pastry was still sitting in my fridge, I wanted to… Continue reading

Wild Garlic Pancakes with White Asparagus & Homemade Hollandaise Sauce

It’s a bit of food heaven here in Germany right now as both wild garlic and white asparagus are in season. I know the latter isn’t as popular in other countries as it… Continue reading

Happy Easter

DIY Background Boards

In my family, talents are clearly divided. My sister is a science person, I’m a language person. Although we both love to eat, I also love cooking while my sister loves being invited… Continue reading

Korean BBQ Brisket

Let me set the facts straight first: I haven’t got the foggiest about Korean cuisine. A couple of years ago I read a blog post about Asian pulled pork and thought I might… Continue reading

Living – Salts & Oils Evening Class

The other week a friend & I took an evening class called “Salts & Oils“. It sounded very promising – despite the many items we were supposed to bring. It turned out that… Continue reading


Considering I recently said here that these days I much prefer cooking to baking, here I am yet again presenting you with baked goods. This is another recipe I originally made for my… Continue reading