Strawberry jam with a touch of fresh mint and a easy-peasy desert

Earlier this month I showed you pictures and a recipe of the first Jam Tarts I’ve made (*click*). In that post I mentioned that I used homemade strawberry-mint jam and got a few messages from people asking for the recipe. …Therefore I want to share the recipe of this super-easy jam with you today. I…

The Food Exchange – a new project and a recipe for Jam Tarts

Recently whilst browsing through other blogs I discovered the blog of Lucya (www.lucyabakes.wordpress.com). I fell in love with her posts and her recipes, we got in touch and once we had realized that I recently moved from Germany to the UK, whilst she moved from the UK to Germany we had the idea to start a…

The chic part of concrete – my first attempts to work with it

Concrete is a fascinating material: so often associated with massive, huge and not really pretty buildings that don’t have a lot of charm and seem to disturb the view a bit. On the other hand concrete is so versatile, fairly easy to use and although it seems to be such a heavy, dark material you…

Bye Bye June – Hi July!

In June I showed you my way of decorating a birthday table and I worked with fondant for the first time. I took part in the ‘ichbacksmir’-challenge again and made a peach cake and last but not least I showed you a simple but very pretty way of making a birthday card with masking tape….

Soup in Summer? – Hell, yes!

I am absolutely a soup lover, I always have been! Therefore a thing that I love about winter is enjoying a warm soup with a slice of bread. When it comes to summer though some soups that you eat hot seem not to taste as great anymore. The typical ingredients like potatoes, parsnips and butternut squash…