Light and Airy Quark Pastries

I hope you enjoyed these last couple of days that were so warm and lovely! Today I am looking outside and it is raining…all I can say is that I hope this was not all for this summer – I hope there are plenty of warm days that lie ahead :). …and for these warm…

A cheese board without candied figs? No…not happening!

It is a running gag in my family that with any cheese board candied figs need to be served. That comes from a meal in a restaurant where we ordered a cheese board a couple of months ago and the candied figs were described absolutely beautiful in the menu. Unfortunately though the cheese board was…

Once again I’m a year older: what a great birthday!

Last weekend was my 27th birthday and I had such a great time that I really want to share some pictures with you today. I spent the weekend with my English- and parts of my German family. Amongst of other things we had a garden party on Sunday and it was much fun to prepare,…

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 Top10 things I love and enjoy doing this summer

Often I have to remind myself that it is actually summer at the moment as the weather most of the time is not too summery here in Manchester. So I thought that, if the weather doesn’t give me that summery feeling, I need to find other ways to make me feel surrounded by summer everyday. And…