Rhubarb Pie With Sour Cream Topping

Rhubarb Pie

And there is another highlight for me in springtime: Rhubarb Pie. I just can’t get enough of the pie. You will find a lot of variations, Rhubarb pie with crumb topping, Rhubarb pie with meringue or Rhubarb pie covered with a pastry crust. But my all-time favorite is Rhubarb pie with a sour cream topping. … Read more

White Asparagus With Prosciutto And Red Potatoes

As it is a long time family tradition I start my personal asparagus season with my all-time favorite: white Asparagus with Prosciutto and potatoes. Originally my mum used ham, which contained more fat. I favor the prosciutto, a juicy cooked ham that is cut in wafer-thin slices. Prosciutto differs a bit from a classic cooked … Read more

Leek Noodles A La Carbonara

Leek Noodles A La Carbonara

For a low-carb diet, it is trendy to substitute real pasta with vegetables and spiralize zucchini, carrots or cabbage, which I already tried out and liked a lot, especially the ‘zoodles’ (spiralized zucchini). The leek at the farmers market looked mouth-watering. I decided to go for the leek and cook leek noodles a la carbonara … Read more

Baden Cream Cake – German Sour Cream Cake

Baden Cream Cake

Should you travel to the German region of Baden it is a must to try the ‘Badischer Rahmkuchen’ as it is called in this southwestern part of the country.  Many will think that the Baden Cream Cake is similar to a cheesecake. Yes, it looks the same, however,  in a traditional cheesecake you use mainly … Read more

Vegan Hotpot With Kale And Spelt Grain


Kale is a super vegetable, best harvested and eaten during the cold months of the year. Especially in winter, it is crucial for us to eat enough healthy food, which are good sources of vitamins. What is better for this than kale?  Kale, the Latin name is Brassica oleracea var. sabellica, is an excellent source … Read more

Moroccan Fish Tagine

Moroccan Fish Tagine

My husband asked me to cook a meal with fish and lots of vegetables. Given that I’m hooked on Moroccan food lately I searched for a recipe for Fish Tagine. Actually I have never cooked fish in the slow cooker. The recipe for the Moroccan Fish Tagine is more complex than the Vegetable Tagine or … Read more

Moroccan Chicken Tagine With Sweet Potatoes From The Slow Cooker

chicken tagine

Earlier this week I  cooked a Moroccan chicken tagine with sweet potatoes in the slow cooker. A friend I was telling about my new found affection for North African food suggested this recipe to me. The meal was very tasty, the chicken tender and juicy. And the sweetness of the dates complemented this savory dish. … Read more

Vegetarian Moroccan Tagine With Chickpeas

Moroccan Tagine

A Tagine is a traditional Moroccan cooking vessel that used to be made of clay, but today is often made of ceramics or cast iron. It consists of a bottom in the shape of a bowl and a matching lid in a conical shape, at the top of which is the so-called vapor barrier. Many … Read more

Traditional Christmas Cookies – Easy Recipes

christmas cookies

Year after year… A few weeks before Christmas in most households, the hype for baking cookies takes over. We all bake Christmas cookies en masse. Also, I’m obsessed with baking traditional cookies. As a small child, year after year, I stood in the kitchen with my mother and cut out my cookies. This is what … Read more

Yule Log Cake

yule log cake with cream filling

I love Christmas! Its a good time and a good excuse to do a lot of baking. What I love the most is to try out new recipes and experiment around with them. This year I wanted to try out something that was fancy but still able to fit in your belly after a heavy … Read more