As you might noticed before I like cocktails. In my opinion this years trend is bourbon and gin and for me the cocktail of the year is the julep! A julep isn’t a just a julep. It should be something extraordinary, too, so I created this pineapple julep with mint sugar! So delicious! I think pineapple is just the perfect juice for cocktails and mint is such a great herb, […]

Summer time, pickling time! Well, I already told you so, didn’t I? I can’t say it often enough ;). The second year I made pickled cucumbers, because the batch of last year was THAT good! Seriously you won’t consider buying pickles again! The only flaw: you have to wait one month until they are infused and are ready to eat. But hey, then you can enjoy them all year long!  […]

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 […]

Pesto always rocks! And as you might noticed it doesn’t always have to be just basil (which is annoying, anyway, if you don’t have any basil at home). I already introduced you to cauliflower pesto, pea pesto and swiss chard pesto and today we are again in the vegetables section and it will be yellow! Beautiful yellow corn pesto! Maybe you don’t know what to cook with corn anyway, except […]

I love mexican food! And in my opinion everything is better with cheese! So quesadillas must be my favourite dish of all mexican food ;). Until recently I thought quesadillas are a lot of work, until I made them myself and realized they are so easy! And you can pack a lot of leftovers from the fridge in them! That’s awesome, too! Of course, those quesadillas would be even better, […]

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 […]

This recipe is on my blog list for a few weeks already, but since there are still a lot of beans in the garden it’s still in time! I really love green beans, but I’m still pondering what to do with them than the normal green bean dishes and green bean salad. The internet isn’t much help either since recipes with green beans don’t vary that much. In Simon Bryants […]

Our field produces a lot of veggies these days. Especially Swiss chard and green beans are big hits and since recently we also have a lot of zucchini, of course! A few days ago I was also able to harvest the first yellow tomatoes! Swiss chard ist very versatile and can be turned in a lot of great dishes! I already introduced you to two dishes including Swiss chard, but […]

The zucchin glut hit us and like every other year I’m looking out for delicious recipes, that use up many many zucchinis. As we are not a fan of pickled or pan-roasted zucchini, the recipes have to mask the zucchini a bit ;). Zucchini are great for baked goods, since they make them luscious, so they can still be eaten after days without crumbling under your hands or getting hard […]

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 […]

Although this month will be mostly about ice cream, we habe a lot of vegetables from our field to eat. Some of you with an own garden themselves might know these situations having some sorts of vegetables in abundance. Our zucchini, cucumbers and the squash are quite late this year. But we have a lot of swiss chard, lettuce and different kind of beans at the moment. Last year I […]