Archive for December 2012

Good bye 2012, Welcome 2013 – Champagne Mojitos

Good bye 2012, Welcome 2013 - Champagne Mojitos

Good bye 2012, Welcome 2013. For me, the last year has gone by in a whirl wind. I was able to make a lot of new experiences, meet inspiring people, make fantastic travels, work on my photography and play around in the kitchen. As exciting the last year has been …

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Mallorca in 30 pictures

Mallorca in 30 pictures

I imagine you might need a little break from food after this Christmas season (I hope you had a good one). Therefore I spare you with another recipe and will only give you something for your eyes instead – 30 pictures to be precise, some words (not much more, but I will not count), but no recipe. I promise.

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Advent Calendar Day 24 – Merry Christmas from the heart of Europe

Advent Calendar Day 24 - Merry Christmas from the heart of Europe

Vienna during Christmas season. Ahhh. For me that’s one of the most beautiful times to visit Vienna. In the city center almost every main street will have its own christmas lighting, from chandeliers to crowns to a simple star carpet. Christmas markets are set up …

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Advent Calendar Day 23 – Baked apple and vanilla sauce

Advent Calendar Day 23 - Baked apple and vanilla sauce

One more day. Or is it two? Or even longer? When do you celebrate Christmas? And who brings the presents? Is it Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas, Father Frost, the Christkind or someone else? In my house the …

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Advent Calendar Day 22 – White chocolate orange mousse

Advent Calendar Day 22 - White chocolate orange mousse

If I had to choose the only type of chocolate that I could eat until the end of the my life, I would not have a hard time choosing – it would be white chocolate by far. So no surprise that I prefer white chocolate mousse over its dark counterpart and could imagine having it as my Christmas dessert :-)

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Advent Calendar Day 21 – Edible christmas table decoration

Advent Calendar Day 21 - Edible christmas table decoration

The love story with these brownie stars continues. Would they not make a delicious edible table decoration for a Christmas dinner? Just stack different sized brownie stars from the biggest to the smallest and dust with icing sugar. Voila … you have your own little Christmas tree (even with snow :-) ) as a …

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Advent Calendar Day 20 – Lebkuchen-vanilla-meringue-kisses

Advent Calendar Day 20 - Lebkuchen-vanilla-meringue-kisses

After my bad start with meringues I now really fell in love with these fellows and I am happy that they now always turn out well. This time I made them as Lebkuchen-vanilla-meringue-kisses, filled with chocolate ganache…

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Advent Calendar Day 19 – Rosemary-olive-cracker and dried-tomato-dip

Advent Calendar Day 19 - Rosemary-olive-cracker and dried-tomato-dip

I made these rosemary-olive-cracker the other day and totally fell in love with them. I love rosemary, olives and parmesan – so my expectations were high and for my part I was not disappointed – and measured by the speed the bowl of crackers was emptied …

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Advent Calendar Day 18 – Star marshmallows

Advent Calendar Day 18 - Star marshmallows

Marshmallows – I first encountered them during my high school year in Canada. Hot chocolate with slowly melting marshmallows in Canadian winter. Roasting marshmallows over camp fire in …

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Advent Calendar Day 17 – Star brownies

Advent Calendar Day 17 - Star brownies

The love story with these brownies started last year, as they are really fluffy and are actually an all-year-round recipe. They are quite easy and fast to make – just …

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