Christmas Ginger Cinnamon Cookies

More Christmas cookies are coming. This time I wanted something more spicy and went for some traditional British ginger and cinnamon cookies. And the best( I did not notice until the very end) that those are vegan, too. What you need (aprox 16 cookies) 220g margarine (vegan please!!!) 350g flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 140Continue reading “Christmas Ginger Cinnamon Cookies”

German Pear Crumble

Just before the fall season is over and we head straight into Christmas season, it is time for some good old German pear cake with Streusel (crumble). What you need (serves 8) 350g flour 1/2 spoon ground cinnamon 5 eggs 250g sugar 250g butter 1 spoon vanilla extract 1 spoon baking soda 2kg pears  Continue reading “German Pear Crumble”

Apple Blueberry Mini-Strudel

Got any apples left over from Halloween? Yeah?! So get some blueberries and lets make some mini strudels What you need (for 4 strudels) 4 sheet puff or crunchy pastry sheets (10×20 cms aprox) 3 apples 4 handful blueberries brown sugar cinnamon 1 egg How you do it Peel, quarter, and remove seeds from apple.Continue reading “Apple Blueberry Mini-Strudel”

Tangerine Cheese Cake

Fall time! Cake time! Summer is almost over so we can let go of a little bit, right? Now let’s go back to have some cakes and sweets. This time German styled tangerine cheese cake What you need (large baking pan) Cookie dough 100g butter 200g sugar 375g flour 2 eggs 2 teaspoons baking sodaContinue reading “Tangerine Cheese Cake”

Berry Junket

Who said you cannot have some healthy summer dessert? High up und vitamins, antiox, and proteins? Well I got one for you and easy as cake What you need (serves 6) 250g raspberries 250g blackberries 1 spoon panella 1kg high protein curd How you do it Wash berries thoroughly and rinse. Place all ingredients togetherContinue reading “Berry Junket”

Greek Yoghurt Honey Waffles

Recently I found my mom’s waffle iron. This is a thing I have not done in ages. Perhaps last time when I went to elementary school I made those waffles with my mom. So, as the waffle iron is still working (those household appliances from the 90ies are indestructible), it is time for waffles. WhatContinue reading “Greek Yoghurt Honey Waffles”

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”

Lemon Cinnamon Rice Pudding

Snowy January is in and the temperatures are still low. A perfect moment to stay at home, get cozy, and have something sweet to warm up. So why not some tasty lemon cinnamon rice pudding to get warm? What you need (for 4 servings) 1 cup rice (small round types, e.g. risotto style) 5 cupsContinue reading “Lemon Cinnamon Rice Pudding”

Christmas Almond Cookies

Christmas time, cookie time. Yes having grown up in Germany practically obliges you to make typical German Christmas cookies. What you need  3 egg yolks 350g cold butter 200g sugar 4 spoons vanilla extract 200g grounded almonds (or 100g grounded almonds and 100g grounded hazelnuts) 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 400g flour How you do itContinue reading “Christmas Almond Cookies”