The Food Exchange – fresh fruit is always a good idea!

I actually cannot believe that this is already the ninth Food Exchange this year – is it really September yet??!? For this months Food Exchange* Lucy from lucyabakes and I decided to suggest each other recipes that contain some sort of stone fruit. Lucy gave me the challenge to bake a peach and raspberry sponge pudding. The…

Caramelised onion tarte

I love puff pastry! You can do so much with it: you can use it for sweet or savoury dishes, you can roll it, top it with ingredients or even let it be the top of a dish to add a nice crust to it. Another plus is, that you can always have it in…

The Food Exchange: it is getting boozy…

It is time again for the Food Exchange – like every month Lucy from lucyabakes and I look for a topic and then suggest recipes to each other. Lucy (from England, living in Germany) suggests an English recipe to me and I (from Germany, living in England) suggest a German recipe to her. This is…

Summer salad á la Annika

Back when I was still a student a few years ago I went round to my friend Annika’s house for dinner one summer evening. She prepared a summer salad with fresh peaches and fried sliced beef – all I can say is it was soooo good and still now it is my favorite salad for…

Viva Argentina! or: lets make Alfajores

This week’s blog post means a lot to me. When Clara from tastesheriff posted the new ‘ichbacksmir’-topic wanderlust I literally needed a few seconds to know what I could bake for this topic. Wanderlust hits me when I think of Argentina. Four years ago I went there for my year abroad and what started as a…

Pancakes – I’ve loved them all my life

One of the first things I can remember from my childhood is my granny making pancakes for my grandad, my brothers and myself. Thinking back it always was a joy for everyone: For my grandad because he just loves to sit and eat with us (until he gets up and moves to the couch right after…