Overnight oats are on everyone’s lips right now. But I am not a fan of soaked oatmeal. But there is more than oats to soak overnight! Because it is just great to have a nourishing breakfast on the next day I tried some stuff. So bulgur works perfectly and tastes delicious! The bulgur can be soaked in a liquid of your joice. I tried fruit juice, but didn’t like it […]

Dani of  flowers on my plate blogged about kvass recently and I was instantly hooked. A homemade fermented lemonade with fruit? Sounds bizarre and exciting! When I was picking blackberries I put a litre together in an instant. 2 days I looked at the bottle with doubt. Then I tasted the lemonade and fell in love! A hint of sourness, a bit of sparkle, fruity, a tiny bit sweetness, refreshing and oh […]

This easy fluffy cheesecake with strawberries and elderflower syrup is a wonderful summer refreshment when it is hot! I prefer to bake the bottom shortly, but when it is too hot for turning on the oven, you can also skip that part and you can make a whole no-bake cheesecake. Amazing, isn’t it! You only need some tasty strawberries and some elderflower syrup. Later in summer you could also use […]

My favourite jam is strawberry jam by far! Already since my grandma made all the jams for our family I liked strawberry best. And the consumption of it is the biggest, since when I make crêpes, there needs to be strawberry jam for topping! No other jam tastes so good with crêpes or pancakes like strawberry jam. Years later I began to reduce the amount of sugar, so the jam […]

Summer, sunshine, ice cream! It will be especially refreshing with some goats cheese ice cream with strawberry swirls! Goats cheese in ice cream? Yes, that’s possible and taste delicious! The subtle flavour of goats cream cheese harmonizes very well with fruit. Besides strawberry, raspberry or cherry would also be great. According to the season this ice cream can be modified easily. On the photo I used my latest bargain from […]

If you are lucky you might get some late blackberries and peaches for this delicious gluten-free crumble. Unfortunately I didn’t managed it to blog earlier, but as it fits with the gluten-free theme at the moment and as the combination of peaches and blackberries is that good (I wasn’t convinced at all before) I had to blog it nonetheless. I found the recipe in the gluten-free girls aka Shauna James […]

This recipe is placed with the elobarate recipes in the book and that just hold me back a bit. But that’s totally unfair, since the recipe is made in no time at all. Moreover, if you make it with some of my adjustments. The recipe suggests to use homemade ladyfingers, but I didn’t had any intentions to make my own. Luckily I had some bought ones at home. The suggested […]

Small refreshment, anyone? With these temperatures you sure will! This white currant sorbet is just the right thing for that! I got beautiful white currants at the farmers market and I used them to make this easy peasy sorbet. If you can’t get any white currants, red ones are fine, too, of course. There’s no difference in taste. After the weather has been so cold and rainy before July, I’m […]

Hand on heart, we made this incredible cake 4 times this summer, in words: four! This is a record in our household (at least this year), because I tend to try new cakes every time. Many of you know this common problem. But I just can’t pass blackberries (as well as raspberries), when I see them, since their season is so short. So every time I ask myself then, what […]

I think blackberries are my favourite fruit this summer, after raspberries or rather strawberries?! Um, difficult decision. In any case it’s the right decision to buy as much as possible of these summer fruits and to make this remarkable pie with blackberries. The nice thing about blackberries is, that they keep very firm while baking, not like their sister strawberry and they do not mould as easy as their sister […]

The strawberry season hasn’t ended yet, but the Pick-Your-Own-Farms are mostly grazed off. Somehow we didn’t managed it this year to go there, but we picked raspberries and black currants. We had to buy strawberries for jam, because our supplies were almost empty and I can’t get over the year without homemade strawberry jam. Our market stand was very generous, since in 2 baskets were still 1 kg strawberries after […]

As it’s strawberry season I chose the rice pudding with strawberries stewed in lemongrass and lime from page 230. You can read here about Ina’s cooking experience. I was a bit sceptical, since first I never used fresh lemongrass and second lemongrass and ginger in rice pudding? I didn’t know, if I would like that. But indeed I liked that! I loved it! Loved it a lot even! It’s one […]