Fluffy maple sirup Pancakes: Brunch made easy

Who doesn’t love pancakes! I particularly love them with maple-sirup and, if I feel particularly indulgent, bits of bacon. This recipe is a slight adaptation of Jamie Oliver’s easy and unbelievably fluffy pancake batter method. I added a bit of maple sirup into the batter for an extra kick of that maple goodness – they…

Swiss Winter Cabbage and Raclette Cheese Pie

Purple is the new winter color – or at least if you ask this red and white cabbage Wähe. For anyone not Swiss: Wähe is a traditional, pie or quiche-like dish made of pastry filled with vegetables, cheese or anything else you can think of. Inspired by the delicious recipe by Juckerfarm Farmticker, I opted…

Chicken Pot Pies! Consciously Indulgent Comfortfood

  With all seasonal vegetables and the meat from laying hens (also called soup-chickens), this twist on a classic comfort food comes in eco-friendly, delicious, and hearty little packages. You can use the soup-chicken meat directly after you made it or, as I did, you can defrost some previously made portions. And here you can…

Lemon Curd Tartelettes! Tangy and Sweet Citrus Creations

I have been planning to create my own take on lemon curd tartelettes ever since I first ate a lemon tarte once during a holiday in the UK, where I absolutely fell in love with those tangy-sweet delights! So long story short: You have to try them – I promise you, you will nto regret…

Winter is here: Potato and Savoy Cabbage Gratin

There is no time like a cold winter evening to enjoy this heart-warming, seasonal and (reasonably) healthy potato and savoy cabbage gratin! For me, gratins are comfortfood per excellance and – as I simply love savoy cabbage – this one in particular I could eat almost everyday! This is a vegetarian version, but if you…

Winter Pesto Two Ways: Pesto Rosso and Porcini Pesto

      I love giving away delicious homemade culinary gifts! This idea in particular is a lovely savory treat for the winter season – when you don’t have fresh basil in your garden but still crave for pesto! They are incredibly easy to make and don’t take a lot of time, so it’s a…

Celebrate Truffle Season with Homemade Gnocchi on Creamy Truffle Sauce

It’s black truffle season (you can get them all year long, of course, but in between December and February black truffle season peaks, with the truffles achieving their most intense flavor and aroma). So this little gnocchi and truffle dish is a wonderful way to celebrate this seasonal highlight. For me, truffles always are festive,…

Homemade Gnocchi: The Basics

Homemade Gnocchi! The way to win anyone’s heart, at least if you ask me. Those little potato goodies are actually quite simple to make, you just need a little bit of time on your hands – and they are so worth it. This easy gnocchi recipe is taken from my favorite basics cookbook (in German), TipTopf. The…

Seasonal Apple Cinnamon Buns with a Ricotta Glaze

These sticky cinnamon buns are always a highlight, and for me, they are a special pick me up on cold, grey winter Sundays and when paired with seasonal fruits, such as apples – or you could also do them with pears, of course.So, as to not keep you waiting for your sweettreat, here we go:…