Quick Hazelnut Twists

Pastries are always a good start to a brunch. And, on their own, they make a great breakfast. Making the actual pastry for pastries however is a rather lengthy process that I tend to cheat on by buying ready-made pastry, as I did for these quick and easy to make Hazelnut Twists.  If you want to make […]

Chocolate-Pecan-Oat-Coconut Cookies

I know I said that I might give you a receipe for something healthy this time… And I actually made a dairy-/ gluten-/ sugar- free rice pudding that I will tell you about very soon but I didn’t have time to photograph that one yet, so instead here’s one more naughty treat! I recently saw […]

Stollen Bites

Britain has their mince pies, in France it’s Bouche Noel and Germany has Stollen – alongside all the other Lebkuchen and Christmas cookies, which are all together traditionally served on a ‘bunte Teller’. Literally translated that means ‘colourful plate’ and that is very much what people create with all their varied baked treats in the […]

Damson Plum Crumble Cake

Whenever I go to Germany at this time of the year I bring back a certain type of plum. It’s ‘Zwetschgen’ that I bring back, which are very much like damson plums in England. They are more of a blue colour and have a more oval shape compared to other plums and they are great […]

Raspberry and Almond Cake

My last post was quite healthy so I thought it’s time for something a bit more naughty again! I had seen this receipe for an almond and raspberry cake at the beginning of the summer and was worried I had missed the raspberry season now but luckily I was wrong. The supermarket here in London […]