Figs with Quark

  Now that it’s summer, even I can’t always have sweet cakes for brunch and breakfast. Baking is also not that great an idea if the apartment is already heated up through the sun… If it’s warm I feel like something lighter instead, something without the carbs and without cream or butter as cutting the calories a […]

Grilled Apricots with Ricotta

We’re definitely at the very end of summer now but here is one last summery post, featuring those sweet, end of the summer apricots that you should hopefully still be able to get hold of right now. These ricotta topped, grilled apricots are so delicious and, at the same time, so easy to make. The […]

Watermelon & Mint Granita

    It’s been a while… The reason is that I am on vacation, back home in Berlin – hot and sunny Berlin! The temperature keeps hitting the mid thirties here and all I feel like eating when it’s this hot is ice cream. And even ice cream can be too rich when you’re in […]

Raspberry Quark-Cream Cake

You’ve got to love summer berries, especially when they are at the peak of their short-lived season. Right now, this is the case for raspberries. They are at their best, picked straight from the bush but they also taste great on top of this cake. This cake is also very summery, in the way that […]

Drop Scones with White Chocolate & Summer Berries

Near my office, there’s a new bakery that I often walk past in the mornings. The other day I stopped to get myself a little something sweet and the “Strawberry and White Chocolate Drop Scones” caught my eye and what a good choice that was! Sweet white chocolate drops and juicy strawberries liven up a […]