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 This is another recipe I originally made for my… Continue reading

Experience, anyone?

Today I have a question for all food bloggers. I happened upon this website about the International Food Blogging Conference 2017, and it sounded kind of interesting. Food blogging conferences have never captured… Continue reading

Sausage & Cheese Spoon Dumplings

Let me state the obvious first: this is not a pretty dish. Add to that the fact that I decided to take my food pics in front of a different window today, then… Continue reading

Coconut Squares

A few weeks ago I was invited to a dinner where someone brought coconut squares for dessert. I wanted to do a happy dance around the table – but I resisted, don’t worry… Continue reading

Cheesy Potato Soup

Straight after last Saturday’s bread making I went on to make this cheesy potato soup. Once again it came about through reading a book. Someone was getting cheesy potato soup from a deli,… Continue reading

{Not Quite} Wood-Burning Oven Bread

Excuse the confusing title. Remember my post about a bread making class at a baking house last autumn? I’ve been meaning to use the recipe ever since, but never got round to it.… Continue reading

Food Photo Day

Today I have a seasonal ingredient for you, cabbage. The type you see here is an indigenous variety and its German name is Filderkraut. Fildern is an area close to our airport, and… Continue reading

Hazelnut & Marzipan Cake

As I mentioned in my Hazelnut Syrup post, not using the proper hazelnuts as per the recipe turned into making this cake. There were, in fact, three things that were responsible for this… Continue reading

Hazelnut Syrup

I’ve been meaning to make hazelnut syrup for over three months now. As usual, I read about it in a book – the protagonists were constantly drinking and mentioning hazelnut coffee. Although I… Continue reading