‘Vanillekipferl’ aka the best Christmas Cookies

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Happy almost Christmas! Time is running these days and the countdown to Christmas is almost finished. One thing that is never missing at home around the festive season are some good ol'Christmas cookies! I'll be honest, the first batch I tried failed miserably - I used too much butter (well margarine) and read the recipe wrong.. my mistake! The second time around, however, turned out perfectly - not to my surprise, since it is our ...

Hackbraten mit Speck & Ei (English version on the bottom)

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Ein frohes neues Jahr wünsche ich Euch allen! Neues Jahr, neues Jahrzehnt, ja, sogar eine "neue" Sprache auf diesem Blog. Ich habe eine kleine Umfrage auf Instagram sowie bei Familienangehörigen und Freunden gemacht - es stellt sich heraus, viele würden meine Texte und Rezepte gerne auf Deutsch lesen. Somit werde ich dieses Jahr versuchen Texte in Englisch und Deutsch für Euch zu schreiben. Apropos neues Jahr - ich hoffe Ihr seid alle gut in das ...

Apple Pie – An easy go-to recipe perfect for an autumn family visit

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the perfect golden apple pie What a wonderful weekend we had! Samuel and I visited his dad in his hometown and had the most wonderful dinner! I was requested to bring a little cake for the afternoon coffee and as we all know; I love baking! The only the I didn't enjoy when I received the news that I would baking, was the fact that it was late in the evening and I had to bake ...

My Man & I: Attending the Officer Ball

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Happy Tuesday! We had such an amazing weekend and I wanted to share some insights with you. On Saturday the day started off a little hectic - we had to clean up the apartment a bit, Samuel went to the hairdresser, I got extra ready (shaving, peeling, creaming, etc.) and walking the dogs. In the late afternoon we brought both dogs to my parents - whom thankfully were in Zurich and agreed to dog-sit Saturday ...

Cooking with the Thermomix: for meat lovers

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Happy Monday! I hope everyone enjoyed the weekend just as much as we did! Although it rained non-stop yesterday, we had a lovely time at a friends home party. I even got to bake some muffins (vanilla with blueberry and chocolate ones!) and generally we ate like kings yesterday. Shortly before we went to the home party (not knowing that there would be a cook), we cooked up a meat recipe with our Thermomix at ...