As I cooked the lemon jelly I thought about what to do with all the zests. It would be a pity to throw them all away. Of course you can always dry the zest and mix it with salt or sugar. But I know from experience that I will not use that stuff. I also know these are lovely gifts, but I also do not know anybody who is using […]

Lately I’m totally into sweets. Homemade sweets of course! Incidentally in London at Waterstones I bought this great book and since then I’m always thinking what I can make next from this book. First I made this peanut butter cups. Not because I was so eager to taste them (I’ve never had them before), but helloooo! Peanuts and chocolate are just awesome! But also this recipe was an easy and […]

I made this for my exchange partner Jasmin from Elbmadame for the current issue of “Post aus meiner Küche” ( “Mail from my kitchen”) with the theme Very Berry! Jasmin already blogged about my parcel here! She really liked it and that makes me very very happy. Very Berry is a great theme, but also difficult to put into practice, if you want to send it by mail. Berries are […]

Orangettes are candied orange peels, which are coated with dark chocolate. I sent this sweet treat to Mia from the blog Küchenchaotin. We were partners for the great project Post aus meiner Küche (mail from my kitchen), in which blogger (300 altogether) are sending treats from their kitchen to other blogger. The first round was announced under the theme “chocolate”. Who doesn’t wind up with an idea for chocolate treats?! […]