Tag: fruit

Whole grain apple cake with mascarpone icing

Whole grain apple cake with mascarpone icing

When growing up, apple cake was our family’s all time favorite. A birthday party without apple cake was unimaginable at our house. My mum would bake her signature apple cake (with a custard-like filling) for the weekend, and very often it was already gone by […]

Happy Holidays … food tastes better when shared

Happy Holidays … food tastes better when shared

To me, food is much more than nutrition. When shared with others, it’s community, joy, celebration, laughter, and love. That’s what the holidays are all about. Spending time with your loved ones, gathering around a big dinner table, and sharing food and stories. I usually […]

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 […]

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 … […]

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 […]

Welcome to bake and nourish … fig muffins

Welcome to bake and nourish … fig muffins

Tadaaaa … wow, this is happening. I am writing my first blog post. Ever. I ‘started’ bake and nourish some years ago. Actually, it started as ‘my little baking project’. I had already discovered my passion for baking and my love for healthy and nourishing […]