Easter Hot Cross Buns

  Happy Easter They came out a treat! As per my previous post I know I am late with my Hot Cross Buns, which are usually eaten on Good Friday. But, at least, it’s still Easter and, in a way, they are just a spiced raisin buns you could eat any day, if you leave […]

Orange and Almond Cake

Sorry, I am not quite ready to wish you a Happy Easter yet! It’s Good Friday today and I’m in London. Therefore this post was meant to be about Hot Cross Buns, spiced sweet buns that the English eat on Good Friday. As I type the yeasty dough for them is – hopefully – rising […]

Valentine’s Fromage Frais Waffles

  Happy Valentine’s Day… To be honest, I’m actually not much of a Valentine’s Day fan. Having grown up in Germany when it wasn’t yet a thing over there I can still happily do without the rather commercial fuss.  But I decided to use today’s date as an excuse for a breakfast of heart-shaped waffles in […]

Protein Pancakes

To make up for my recent quiet period, I thought I’d post two receipes in one week! I’m still trying to be a little more healthy than usual and decided to make some protein pancakes. I have made oat based pancakes before and also tried out a few cottage cheese pancakes, such as the blueberry one you […]

Raw and Vegan Granola Bars

Hello again! I know it’s been so long…there’s been too much work and travel. But I finally had some time to get back into the kitchen again. And since it’s January where everyone tries to be a bit healthier after the gluttonous December I decided to make something a little less sweet than usual. I […]

Pumpkin Pie French Toast

Sorry to keep going on about pumpkin but having spend this season in the US in the last few years I got  into all things pumpkin and now associate them with autumn. And after making the chewy pumpkin bars the other day I had some pumpkin puree left over. Some of it was put into pumpkin […]

Apple, Oat and Hazelnut Cake

Here’re in London, we’re in the height of autumn right now, which means we’re also in the height of apple season and the best time to make apple cakes! Last autumn I posted a receipe for a lovely apple and pumpkin crumble cake, which I am planning to make again soon. But recently I had […]