Tag: food

Easy cherry and almond sheet cake

You know, as much as I’d like it to be true, baking is not my forte. I mean, there are times when everything goes perfect and you bake the cake you wanted all along. Other times the reality kicks in, proving that,… Read More

If it’s Thursday, it’s meatballs days!

Something very simple today, and since today is Thursday I went for meatballs. I’m sure everyone knows meatballs, in any form, stuffed, baked and with variety of sides. This is one of those things my parents would make for dinner during the… Read More

Poppy seed cake with pudding cream

I have showed you an idea for a festive Christmas dinner, and today I’m going one step further, to show you something for the dessert. In my family, since I can remember, we used one ingredient which had to be included in… Read More

Bavarian food: Obatzda

It’s that time of the year again- the biggest and most famous beer festival in the world has already begun. Contrary to its name Oktoberfest starts the last two weeks in September and ends in the first week of October. If you’re… Read More

Chanterelle quiche with salmon

I know I just showed you one recipe with chanterelles, but I just can’t help it and try to use the season. You know, in german this yellow mushrooms have 2 names, one which relates to its slight peppery taste “pfifferlinge” and… Read More

Salmon on green vegetables

Yes, it’s been weeks since I last posted anything. Since then I changed the layout of the blog, climbed few mountains, got sick and got 2nd degree burns, but most of all, the heat is driving me nuts. Everything that required longer… Read More

Fried potatoes with asparagus

Fried potatoes, or Bratkartoffeln is one of the classics of the german cuisine. When visiting Bavaria, chances are you’ll have it on your plate sooner or later. I guess my luck then because it’s one of my favourite dishes, even though I… Read More

Rice with roasted vegetables

My “no meat and no sugar” – challenge is over by now and I’m happy I did it. It definitely was fun. And a little bit of an achievement. Though I had to get over sugar, there is enough substitute for meat…. Read More

Indian lentil soup with coconut milk

In my last post, I mentioned that we are doing a meat and sugar free month. We did this once last year, but beside meat and sugar, we also gave up alcohol for a month. The first few days were Ok, but… Read More

Christmas muffins

When do you start getting into the Christmas mood? Is there anything special that makes you feel like Christmas?