Gingerbread cookies hanging on your christmas tree

It’s christmas time again. And christmas time is the high season for my beloved cookies which is only one reason among others why I really like this time of the year. Did you know that I’m even married to a man whose birthday is on December 24? And I’m not talking about Jesus. What I … Continue reading

For adventurers only: Black bean chocolate cookies

I’m a big fan of adventure when it comes to cooking and baking (and not only there, but more about that later). I just LOVE finding new ways of delighting my taste buds with never before experienced combinations. Or, in some cases, experiencing an expected taste, like eating a chocolate cookie and tasting a chocolate … Continue reading

Happy on a sunday afternoon: lemon poppyseed muffins and whipped cream with raspberries

It’s saturday evening. One more sleep till sunday. I love sundays. Sundays feel free to me. I’m a freelancer so I can choose when to work and when to rest. Still, it’s not about that. Sundays are a blind spot. They open a space that I can just fill with whatever pleases me. There is … Continue reading

Happy food for the new year

A happy new year to all of you, my dear friends and fellow foodlovers! How was your year 2011? What did you love, what did you learn, what did you eat? My year 2011 was full of movement and excitement. I stayed in a foreign country with lots and lots of sunshine. I studied yoga … Continue reading

Passionate Baking: Millet-Chocolate-Shortbread (vegan)

Lately I’m not so much into cooking, but baking is the big thing for me. I don’t need a psychiatrist to tell me where my passion for baking comes from. I remember the moment very vividly. For all my life I loved cakes, tarts, cookies and all kinds of flour- and sugar based food. The … Continue reading

Cookie is my copilot – vegan thumbprints

Today I read this on Wikipedia: “Cookies appear to have their origins in 7th century Persia, shortly after the use of sugar became relatively common in the region. … With global travel becoming widespread at that time, cookies made a natural travel companion, a modernized equivalent of the travel cakes used throughout history.” Don’t you think there is … Continue reading

Once in Rome – cookies for breakfast

Once in Rome I had breakfast at the apartment of a German friend in Trastevere. Me and my friend Caro were having a real German breakfast with cereals, fruits, yoghurt and much more … When we were about to pitch into our breakfast, Caros Italian flatmate entered the kitchen, made a funny sound when spotting … Continue reading

Barking at the moon – all time favourite dog biscuits

Since Lilly and I are living together things are not how they used to be before. My best friends are eager to meet me – if I bring the dog. Men turn their heads on the street – to cherish Lilly’s beautiful little face. People I hardly know come by and bring little presents – for … Continue reading

Super sweet, super delicious, super beautiful, super last minute christmas present: SPICED CHOCOLATES

You can eat those chocolates anytime (and I mean it: ANYTIME) but they really make a nice christmas present because they look beautiful and some of the spices just fit so perfectly to a cozy winter evening. And the good news is: they are not only super delicious and super beautiful, they are also super … Continue reading

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