Last year I made a batch of barbecue sauce with peaches. Unfortunately I couldn’t manage it with the peaches last summer and so in autumn the barbecue sauce in stock looked very meager. Then in November I was invited to a whisky event and after that I was able to experiment with the smoky Single Malt Whisky Ardmore. And nothing fit better than to refine my barbecue sauce with that […]

Yes, you heard right! Piña Colada Ice Cream! A cocktail made into ice cream is just the right thing for this weather! Although I’ve to admit, that every kind of ice cream is just right for this weather. I’m a huge sucker for Piña Colada and what would be more obvious to make ice cream out of it? Said and done! So I made a caribbean ice cream for you […]

Even if the summer wants to fool with us, there is no reason not to gobble down a lot of ice cream! I can tell, that this month I will be featuring a lot of ice cream recipes! Beginning with these lovely yogurt-cucumber ice pops with mango. The basis is a frozen yogurt streaked with grated cucumber and an exotic mango swirl! This creamy deliciousness can be made in ice […]

The February 2011 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Mallory from A Sofa in the Kitchen. She chose to challenge everyone to make Panna Cotta from a Giada De Laurentiis recipe and Nestle Florentine Cookies. Last month’s challenge was  a nice and relaxing one. Although I am posting a bit late, the panna cotta and the cookies were finished already three weeks ago. I like those challenges, that emphasize the […]

There’s nothing much to say or to do these days. One word is enough. HOT! About 37°C every day, since two weeks. I do not complain, as we didn’t had any real spring this year, nor often really hot summers. And summers are short and I don’t like winter. I really prefer summer. Every bite of it. So I’m not complaining. But to boost my study work, I beg for […]

Today would be the perfect alibi for a big cake or even torte. But I’m not a fan of the big desserts, I’m more for smaller ones. But then a lot. Not to mention the high temperatures, that are dominating the country these days. So I’m presenting you with a refreshing delicate easy-to-make fruit soup. With this fruit soup, a mini barbecue tonight, some apricot tartelettes (which will be following […]