Tag Archive: food

Balsamic & Cardamom Roasted Strawberry Ice Cream

I’m back in the kitchen with full dedication 🙂 . When I bought all those berries for last week’s pavlova, I overdid it a little at the market with the berry buying. I… Continue reading

Summer Berry Pavlova

  I know I haven’t been here in a long while, and that’s because I currently don’t find real joy in cooking or baking. I eat a lot of the same things, like… Continue reading

Lemon Curd Babka

The weekend before last I made poppy seed babka using a recipe from Cindy at Salt and Serenity as a basis. My grandmother used to make two kinds of cake that she simply… Continue reading

Tomato Butter

Last week I got a hankering for tomato butter, which I hadn’t made in a very long time. I had my first taste of tomato butter more than ten years ago at a… Continue reading

Carrot Greens Salt

This past weekend I was browsing a German food mag site and happened upon an article about what to do with vegetable greens. The article was arguing against buying pre-packaged vegetables because they’re… Continue reading


It’s been a bit longer than usual since I’ve been here. One reason I haven’t blogged more is the usual laziness, the other is I got sinusitis again and slept through almost a… Continue reading

Blood Orange Curd

  Curd. Something I love but have shied away from for years. Why? I don’t know! It just sounded like a lot of work even though it isn’t really. Somehow something in my… Continue reading

Savoury Mulled Puff Pastry Pears

I had the idea for these puff pastry pears sitting scribbled in my notebook for a while now, the ingredients changing every time I looked at it. Initially there was a chocolate filled… Continue reading

Warm Potato, Beet & Brussels Sprouts Salad

The Friday before Christmas I got into a bit of a vegetable buying frenzy at the market. I don’t know what I was thinking, when I would be eating all those veggies, as… Continue reading

Vin Santo Panna Cotta

Hello everyone, I hope you’ve all been able to spend the holidays as you expected – be it merry and joyful, or relaxed and peaceful. I also hope you haven’t been overindulging and… Continue reading

Improvisation On Polish Bean Soup {Zupa Fasolowa}

  I can’t even remember how I came to want to make Polish bean soup, it was likely reading about it in a novel, which is often what inspires me to try something.… Continue reading

Coffee Cake

Hello, my name is Kiki, and I’m a coffee junkie. Now, I’m quite sensible on the topic of what’s good for a person and what isn’t. In my opinion, there’s nothing much bad… Continue reading