Say cheese (cake)!

There are so many fantastic recipes for amazing cheesecakes, and surprisingly enough most of them are really easy to make. Also, because of its dense creamy texture it is almost impossible to fail. And personally I think cracks in the cheesy top part are just adorable.

Holiday baking – easy as 1, 2, 3..

If you are away from home in a rented apartment or villa for the holidays, there is generally not the kit for baking a cake. But this simple recipe is light and delicious and takes all of five minutes to make. You don’t need scales or an electric mixer for this cake, just a pot […]

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 […]

Time for a picnic!

I am a bit of a romantic, or perhaps just nostalgic, but I love a good picnic. A tartan picnic rug, white linen napkins, old fashioned cutlery. Just add sunshine, a grassy field and some lovely food. Heaven! One of the many things I love about Luxembourg is the variety of bread and rolls you […]

Midsummer up north

The midsummer celebration is an old pre-Christianity tradition in many European countries, mostly so those in the north.  At some stage however Rome decided that church should be part of it, so instead of celebrating the solstice, the nature and fertility – everyone were now supposed to celebrate the birth of John the Baptist.