Little Cupcake Bakeshop – New York (USA)

One thing you cannot miss out when you are in New York is definitely having some cheesecake. So walking around Soho in the early afternoon and wanting something sweet we found this cute place full of cupcakes, donuts, tars and also CHEESECAKE. The only ‘problem’ was there were so many to chose from. Original, Blueberry,Continue reading “Little Cupcake Bakeshop – New York (USA)”

Economy Class – GERMANWINGS

Stats: Airline: GERMANWINGS Flight: 4U 2521 (4th April 2014) Itinerary: BCN – STR What did we get: 4th of April. Day 3 of the Lufthansa-pilot strike. They cancelled my flight to Frankfurt. That is why I was re-routed to Stuttgart with Lufthansa affiliate Germanwings. Usually on Germanwings, being a low-costa carrier, you will find food only for purchase.Continue reading “Economy Class – GERMANWINGS”

Los Zagales – Valladolid (SPAIN)

Pintxos are usually Basque specialties and it is usually hard to compete with those guys from the northern regions. But there is one place in Castilla y León which is competing with the northern chefs: Los Zagales. Los Zagales has won various prices and awards for its creative Pintxos and Tapas. When find the placeContinue reading “Los Zagales – Valladolid (SPAIN)”

Lizeaga Sagardoak – Astigarraga (SPAIN)

Located in Guipuzcoa (Basque Country), the birthplace of Spanish cider, Lizeaga Sagardoak offers you everything you need to enjoy a great, rustic and totally unique cider experience. If you visi Lizeaga Sagardoak do not forget to get together with Basque locals, have as many cider as you want and enjoy the atmosphere. The stats: LizeagaContinue reading “Lizeaga Sagardoak – Astigarraga (SPAIN)”

Chocolate Cupcakes with Tangerine Creamcheese Frosting

Guests are coming over in a couple of hours? And you need something fast and easy but yet sophisticated. Well thats just what happened to us a few days ago and these cupcakes were the perfect solution. What you need: 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 spoons brown sugar 8 spoons flour 1/2 teaspoonContinue reading “Chocolate Cupcakes with Tangerine Creamcheese Frosting”

Restaurante Sibarius – Granada (SPAIN)

Snacking tapas in Granada city centre? Sibarius is your address. Nice ambience, a good selection of tapas and a nice wine-collection to test. Stats: Restaurante Sibarius Address: Plaza de Bib-Rambla 20, Granada Style: Spanish What we had: We first ordered some drinks and got right away some stylish potato salad Russian style. The althoughContinue reading “Restaurante Sibarius – Granada (SPAIN)”

Five Layer Cake

How many layers does a cake need? Bakers and patisseurs have been arguing about this topic for ages. We tried one with five layers.  Cookies, chocolate cake, Bavarian vanilla cream, peach jelly, and blackberry cream cheese topping. Check it out What you need: 200g butter cookies 100g butter 3 eggs 100 g dark chocolate 30Continue reading “Five Layer Cake”

American Vanilla Pancakes

What is better for breakfast than real American Pancakes. Combined with maple syrup, honey, chocolate cream or any other topping you like it is a perfect thing to start the day. What you need: 150 g flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 eggs 2 teaspoon vanilla extract 50 ml milk How you do it: JustContinue reading “American Vanilla Pancakes”

Orange-Cointreau Cupcakes

What you need 3 eggs 75 g brown sugar 1 spoon vanilla extract 150 g flour 1 spoon baking powder 1 orange 25 ml Cointreau 50 ml sunflower oil 75 g icing sugar 75 g butter (cold) 1 spoon hazlenut syrup 25g milk chocolate How you do it Batter: Stir the eggs with the sugarContinue reading “Orange-Cointreau Cupcakes”