The August 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Elissa of 17 and Baking. For the first time, The Daring Bakers partnered with Sugar High Fridays for a co-event and Elissa was the gracious hostess of both. Using the theme of beurre noisette, or browned butter, Elissa chose to challenge Daring Bakers to make a pound cake to be used in either a Baked Alaska or in Ice Cream Petit […]

Update: Für das deutsche Rezept nach unten scrollen! I never buy cookies. I told you. I have to make them by myself. But I can’t eat cookies always. Not even me! Sometimes I’m just longing for some crisps or crackers. Something salty, hearty. I’m getting hungry again… So for satisfying those cravings I needed to bake cracker. I mean it would be nice to make crisps by myself, but to […]

Update: Für das deutsche Rezept nach unten scrollen! Just another comfort food. Just another perfect summer dish. Just a perfect snack. Just a perfect everyday dish. Just a perfect picnic dish. Just a perfect side dish for grilling. Just so many options for eating this wonderful, delicious and easy salad. It hasn’t deserved the word salad. I mean salad is something, that involves some lousy leaves of some green plant. […]

Update: Für das deutsche Rezept nach unten scrollen! One year ago I started this blog! I’m glad that I took this step. And I’m proud how it developed. It’s more than I’ve ever thought it would be or I would have here. I want to thank everyone, who  directed some kind words about it at me – here in the comments or just before the screen. I want to thank […]

Update: Für das deutsche Rezept nach unten scrollen! These days it’s all about making research, testing recipes, baking and cooking. The reason is that some events are coming up. First event will be my blog anniversary next week. There will be a big surprise, where not just baking is involved! The second event will be the Daring Bakers in August. And the most important event will be a wedding in […]

Update: Für das deutsche Rezept nach unten scrollen! About a month ago I promised some tartelettes. Actually apricot tartelettes. But as the case may be, they looked good, but the apricots just tasted like nothing. Additionally something was missing. Some cream, which would flatter your palate. Maybe vanilla? So an idea was born. 1. Pâte sucrée: which I also used for the failed apricot tartelettes, but which is very good. […]