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Sunday dinner: pork tenderloin with herb crust

It’s Sunday, the sky is blue and normally we would be up and going towards the mountains for a hike or just a cruise through the little villages and country roads. But not today. My brother paid us a very welcome but… Read More

Chocolate cheesecake

Do you also have days when everything what can go wrong, just goes wrong? For me this could be a perfect summary of last week. It has been so frustrating. Not even cooking helped, since even that turned out far from how… Read More

Homemade chocolate ice cream

The Spring, after a rough beginning, is finally here. Everything’s blooming, and although some mornings it’s still a little bit frosty, the temperature during the day stays in enjoyable mid 20ÂșC. It’s so beautiful, that even I, a winter enthusiast, am looking… Read More

Happy Easter and smoked salmon and eggs tartare for breakfast

What’s the best thing about Easter? Is it the beginning of spring, time with the family, or the easter egg hunt? For me it’s the long Easter Sunday breakfast which often lasts until early afternoon, with hearty and sweet treats piled up… Read More

Simple potato gratin with salmon

I don’t know if it’s me, or the Winter, but the last few weeks I have been feeling rather.. well, sleepy and more or less in energy saving mode. My motivation, or better said the lack of it, even got as far… Read More

Winter salad with roasted vegetables

Now that Christmas is over, it’s on to New Year’s Eve. It’s still 3 days left until then, but occasionally one can already hear firecrackers fired outside. Reminding that it’s time to decide how one wants to spend this evening. We decided… 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

What to cook this Christmas? How about this roast beef with baked apple crust.

The first snow fell and the world starts looking like a winter wonderland again. We really enjoy this time of the year. Everything look so beautiful, well, at least as long as there is snow, and one can observe the first preparations… Read More

Easy and simple walnut christmas cookies

Do you know it’s 4 weeks until christmas? Time flies, I tell you that. In September I was a little bit annoyed seeing all the christmas decoration on the shop shelves, as I thought it was too early. But now, end of… Read More

My mother’s pickled cucumber soup

Over the years of cooking and tasting new things and flavours, my list of favourite dishes is steadily evolving. One thing however didn’t change. And it’s the love for this soup. It was my favourite when I was a kid, and it… Read More