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Christmas cookies … almond biscotti

Christmas cookies … almond biscotti

There are a lot of exciting recipes for Christmas cookies, and I can’t decide which ones are my favorite. One of them is definitely traditional Italian biscotti (or cantuccini). The subtle taste of almonds and the crunchy texture make this an enjoyable cookie for the holiday season […]

Baking for the holidays … German Christmas fruit bread

Baking for the holidays … German Christmas fruit bread

It’s that time of the year when everyone is getting ready for the holidays, planning family gatherings, and baking their favorite holiday cookies. And somehow it’s the old traditional recipes that satisfy the most. It’s something about that warm and cozy feeling when you have […]

What I’m thankful for … healthy pecan pie

What I’m thankful for … healthy pecan pie

Although Thanksgiving is already over, it’s always a good idea to be thankful and eat pie! Since I lived in the US, thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. It’s all about spending time with your loved ones and cooking and eating delicious food. while […]

Quick breakfast and other morning rituals … açaí berry chia pudding

Quick breakfast and other morning rituals … açaí berry chia pudding

There is a pretty popular saying in Germany that translates to something like “breakfast like an emperor, lunch like a king, and dine like a beggar.” Basically, it means that breakfast should be the most important meal of the day. And I couldn’t agree more! […]

A word about sugar … sugar-free banana bread

A word about sugar … sugar-free banana bread

Sugar has always been quite a controversial topic for me. On the one hand, I know the health damages sugar can cause and on the other hand, I love cake, pastries, and sweet treats. So how can that work? I have to admit I’m struggling … […]

Pink rainbow meringue kisses

Pink rainbow meringue kisses

If you are looking for pretty cake decoration or just some fun girly treat, these pink rainbow meringues are so easy to make but at the same time look so impressive! I found these when I was looking for a fun cake decoration for the pink […]

Baking for friends … my first ever ombré cake

Baking for friends … my first ever ombré cake

Special occasions call for an extraordinary cake. And when my friend Louisa invited me to her daughter’s baptism I knew this is the perfect opportunity to finally try to make an ombré cake. And because Leni-Carlota is a sweet little girl, of course, this ombré […]

Apple pie fixes everything …

Apple pie fixes everything …

Is there anything better than apple pie? I don’t think so. That flaky, buttery pastry combined with tart apples is just the perfect fall or holiday treat. And most of the time they come with a pretty decoration which makes them not only satisfying to […]

Vegan baking … chai-spiced upside down plum cake

Vegan baking … chai-spiced upside down plum cake

Vegan, vegetarian, paleo … the food world is full of different philosophies that try to tell us which foods to eat and which to ban from our plates. Personally, I don’t believe in labels when it comes to my food choices. For me, they represent […]

Pumpkin cheesecake bars … it’s officially pumpkin season

Pumpkin cheesecake bars … it’s officially pumpkin season

The leaves are falling, and it’s getting chillier when I ride my bike to work. It’s officially fall now. And with fall comes pumpkin season!!! I love pumpkins, and the moment they appear on farmers markets or in the supermarket, I can’t think of anything […]