Red Berry Jam

Berry season is in. So perfect timing to make delicious red berry jam. 100% vegan is all red berries have natural pectines in their skin which will help to jelly. What you need 1 cup strawberries 1 cup cherries 1 cup blackberries 1 cup blueberries 1 cup raspberries 1 cup mirabelles 250g brown sugar 1Continue reading “Red Berry Jam”

Pinapple Rum Jam

Pineapple jam is not a common thing in Europe. However, in Latin America it is one of popular marmelades in the market. Especially for hot dogs (RIGHT HOT DOGS!) it is a delicious extra. Here is the recipe if you want to go for your own pineapple jam. What you need 1 pineapple (aprox 1kgContinue reading “Pinapple Rum Jam”

Roscos de Semana Santa

Time for sweet Easter specialties. Spanish ones obviously. As you know baked goods with butter is a no go in Easter. So olive oil it is for our base. What you need (for 8-9) 85 ml olive oil 250g flour 1 spoon baking soda 85 ml milk 1 spoon star anis 1 lemon 100g sugarContinue reading “Roscos de Semana Santa”

Vegan Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread

I could have called this the vegan alternative to a well-known chocolate-hazelnut spread. But I won’t. So if you run out of chocolate spread during this “apocalyptic” confinement and the supermarket is low on stocks, take some time and make your own. What you need (2 jars) 150 g peeled hazelnuts 130g macadamia nuts 75gContinue reading “Vegan Chocolate-Hazelnut Spread”

Gluten Free Carrot Cake

This one was long due. The gluten free carrot cake. Just perfect for the summer time. Fruity, refreshing and almost no What you need 5 eggs 200g sugar 250g hazle nuts 50g corn flour 250g carrots 1 spoon cinnamon 1 spoon vanilla extract 1 cup sunflower oil How you do it Separate egg whites andContinue reading “Gluten Free Carrot Cake”

Economy Long Haul – SWISS

All good things come to an end. so it was time to get back home. This time with Swiss International Airlines from Boston to Zurich. and it was quite surprising Stats: Airline: SWISS Flight(s): LX 055 (10/09/2018) Itinerary: BOS – ZRH Aircraft: Airbus A330-300 What I had: Just after take-off a baggie of olive oilContinue reading “Economy Long Haul – SWISS”

Icewine Apricot Marmelade

Can you make your mom’s marmelade recipe even more posh? Well with icewine you defintely can make your ‘boring’ classic apricot marmelade a little more upscale. What you need (4 jars aprox) 1 kg apricots 500g sugar 1 cup icewine 1 packet vegan gel fix How you do it Cut down the aprocots. Make sureContinue reading “Icewine Apricot Marmelade”

Guiness Cupcakes w. Whisky Frosting

Happy St. Patrick’s Day. Well it is almost here. So what typically irish are we going to do for that day? How about some Guiness cupcakes with Whisky Frosting. What can be more Irisha than those two things What you need (for aprox 10 cupcakes) Batter 225g butter 2 eggs 1 cup guiness 400g brownContinue reading “Guiness Cupcakes w. Whisky Frosting”

QANTAS – Business Class

Going ‘down under’ means a looooong very looooong flight. Well good thing is that someone can enjoy the delicacies of an airline for a longer time. Which airline could it be when somebody goes down under? Qantas of course – the spirit of Australia. Qantas is the airline that definitely does most of the flightContinue reading “QANTAS – Business Class”

Red Plum Scotch Marmelade

I always thought Scotch whisky was only for drinking and that it it not possible to go further with that. Perhaps whiskey on the rocks or a highball if you want to push it. However, a whisky tasting by the Macallan past month taught me something different. Whisky is not ‘just a drink’. There isContinue reading “Red Plum Scotch Marmelade”