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 […]

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 […]

Nettle soup with boiled egg (this is not a recipe)

The other day I was discussing food – for some reason an ever recurring topic – with among others Clew foodie Alison. Oddly enough on a heatwave warm summer night, we talked about soup. “Nettle soup with boiled egg!” I exlaimed enthusiastically. Whereupon the other soup talkers all looked like they were about to puke. […]

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 […]

The Luxembourg Food Academy

Attention all foodies: The Luxembourg Food Academy is launched! This non-profit organization aims to teach and inform people of all ages about food, nutrition and cooking, and to promote food education with a focus on regional, seasonal and sustainable food. The Luxembourg Food Academy hopes to be a fun and informative platform that makes people aware of the impact […]

The perfect girly weekend: Madrid

Mini-series: Rute Vendeirinho takes you to her favourite girly destinations for a weekend, including insider tips and where to go for a girly weekend photo session! Next stop Madrid Are you desperate for that perfect weekend away with your girlfriends? If so, prepare yourself, forget about the household, the mummy duties… and embrace some girly pampering for […]