Apple & Cheese Pithivier

When I found last week’s Tomato & Grapefruit Salsa recipe in my files by chance, I also happened upon a butternut squash & Gruyère pithivier recipe from British Olive magazine. I liked the… Continue reading

Tomato & Grapefruit Salsa

I was looking for a chutney recipe in my magazine recipe collection, when this one fell into my hands. It’s from a German magazine – Living At Home – and I wasn’t even… Continue reading

Tiramisu {Revisited}

In 2010, my first year of blogging, I had a party where I served everything buffet style. One of the desserts was Tiramisu, which I prepared for 22 people in inidividual takeaway containers.… Continue reading

Damson Dumplings {Zwetschgenknödel}

If life gives you potatoes, make… dumplings! I recently bought potatoes because I thought I didn’t have any at home. After returning from the market, I realised I did actually have quite a… Continue reading

Postcard Print Giveaway

If you like photographing food, do you ever print your pics and display them in your home? I have a 5-picture-frame in my kitchen with postcard sized prints of some of my earlier… Continue reading

Redcurrant Puff Pastry Snails {Träuble Schneckennudeln}

In Southern Germany we have something called Schneckennudel, which literally translates to snail noodle. The snail part, naturally, comes from its shape, but I don’t know where the noodle part comes from. The… Continue reading

Melanzane alla Parmigiana

Many years ago I was invited to an Italian friend’s New Year’s party. It was a fun evening all around with close family only, but what I still remember the most – apart… Continue reading

Aperol Sour Jelly Shots

Until a few years ago I had the occasional glass of red wine at home, but only if I needed the wine for cooking anyway. I can’t really say why I don’t do… Continue reading

Damson Cake {Zwetschgenkuchen}

I’m one of those people who keep forgetting what the difference between a damson and a plum is, so every once in a while I have to look it up, as was the… Continue reading

Sauerkraut Brisket

Remember the Korean BBQ Brisket I made earlier this year? I had bought too much meat so I froze half of it, sure I would have other ideas what to do with it.… Continue reading

Kohlrabi Cordon Bleu

A couple of years ago I got reacquainted with kohlrabi, something that I think we didn’t have at home much during my childhood. A friend at work used to have kohlrabi slices with… Continue reading

Amarena Cherry Macarons

The other week at lunch a colleague mentioned cherry macarons, which triggered my memory – I’ve had a jar of amarena cherries sitting on my kitchen counter for a while. I had a… Continue reading