Prawns in a gutter

If you visit Norway during the summer, you’ll discover that Norwegians love to eat prawns, to the point where we regularly host prawn parties. We like to serve them simply with butter, mayo and lemon, on a piece of white bread. And peeling is part of the fun! So when I recently hosted a «Norwegian» garden party […]

2 x chickpeas

When I think chickpeas, I think hummus. And I’ve never actually made anything else but hummus with the chickpeas I buy. But last night I did a quick google search and found a new easy recipe – for roasted chickpeas – and I knew I had to try it!

Pure pleasure: Chocolate

You all know the phrase “how many pairs of shoes can a girl have?” – well, with me it is “how many chocolate cake recipes can a girl have?” I seem to have collected a rather large number over the years. And they are really all quite different, from the quick mix quick cook gooey […]

The pancake layer cake

Great food is all about the presentation. If you have friends over and serve pancakes – that’s nice! But if you surprise them with a stacked pancake layer cake they will be impressed! The extra effort is so small – but the result looks amazing. You don’t even have to be very talented to manage […]

How far would you go…

…for ice cream? Clew’s Alison will definitely make a detour: Is being in the Rollingergrund near Merl? Does it make sense taking a detour through Merl from Kirchberg to Bridel? I can find lots of excuses to reply yes to these questions. Why? Because if I am passing through Merl between midday and 8pm it […]

Grain free breakfast

You are probably aware that slices of toast, croissants or Danish pastry aren’t the best options for a healthy breakfast. However this does not mean that a good, filling and healthy breakfast has to be boring! The following recipe is one of the most loved recipes on my blog – and the most common breakfast […]

Creative & colorful kitchen

Spring is here, and we are tempted and maybe inspired by all the bright colors popping up around us. Here is a very easy way of implementing some more color in the kitchen – all natural and no chemicals used.

Retro cakes & a bit of kitchen history

I am currently looking around for a new kitchen. The prices may vary hugely from shop to shop but the basics of the actual kitchen layout stay the same. The kitchen work triangle, a concept that designers still rely on today, was developed in the 1940’s by an extraordinary woman, Lillian Gilbreth. Lillian Gilbreth (Moller) […]

Trend food: Chia seeds

One of the reasons chia seeds has become so popular is because with chia seeds, you can easily make very healthy desserts. Let’s be honest – “healthy” might sound boring, but “healthy dessert” has a whole other ring to it. And because these trendy chia puddings are so healthy, you can actually eat them for […]

新 年 快 樂 Happy New Year

February 19 marks the start of the Chinese New Year. As the Chinese use the Lunar calendar for the date of their festivals,the date of the Chinese New Year changes from year to year. The date corresponds to the new moon (black moon) in either late January or early February. One in every six people […]