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 […]

Sometimes two great coincidences happen at the same time: I was able to pick up some organic limes and Deb of smitten kitchen blogged a recipe for key lime pie! I had to bake this pie immediately, since I love limes and pie! The only thing missing for the perfect pie is a pie dish in the right size! But it would have taken too long to buy one first. […]

After the gluttony of Christmas and New Years Eve people want to concentrate on healthy, light food. Ok, some people. It’s not that I don’t like salads. I love salads that have a lot of going on in texture and where only little leavy greens are involved. The big problem with salad is that they are cold. Not good for someone like me who is freezing a lot. The good […]

Some time ago I told you that I love to have breakfast. Just, I don’t have time for that. I want to sleep instead. At least in the week. So mostly I eat a yogurt at work and that’s it. That’s ok, but not the best. And because I’m a bit fastidious demanding about yogurt (don’t buy the big brands, no fruit pieces, no softened granola, no artifical flavours, so […]

You have some carrots left from making the awesome carrot top pesto? Then this is the right dish to use them: oat porridge with carrots, coconut and orange! At the weekends I love to have a rich and cosy breakfast. But I’m really bad in deciding what to make. Rolls with a large range of toppings, waffles, pancakes, crepes or another totally different breakfast creation? This time I made porridge […]

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 […]

Rhubarb jelly was a true discovery for me last year and since then I cannot imagine my jam pantry without it. I prefer mostly jams, which feature the main flavour of the fruit and not ones that are mixed with five other fruits and ingredients. I want to taste every ingredients and assign it properly. Therefore I do not favour four-berry-jams and stuff like that. Rarely there is a combination […]

Finally it’s rhubarb time again! First thing I made with the first rhubarb was my beloved rhubarb crumble, but then I wanted to make something new and different. But that’s not so easy! Everything was already known to me and the recipes were all so similar! And I already had tart, cake and muffins with rhubarb on the blog. So Saveurs link to its best rhubarb recipes just came right! […]

Before you close the blog, because of the word “porridge”: take a moment, because this one is really delicious and has nothing in common with oat porridge! And who can say no to caramelized bananas and roasted pecans? You see? No one! And if you dislike bananas and/or pecans you can also use some other fruit and/or nuts you like. It’s just a suggestion (admittetely a very good one!)!  All […]

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 […]

This pizza is THE summer dish for me! Maybe it sounds weird to put fruit on pizza (pineapple’s not counting), this combination of nectarines, mozzarella, reduced balsamico and fresh basil and mint is oh so delicious and pairs up perfectly! For all of you pizza lovers – as we are, too – it’s a must! So go ahead, buy the last nectarines of the season (peaches would work too, but […]