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Homemade Vanilla Almond Milk

April 2, 2014
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  Yesterday I made homemade vanilla almond milk for the very first time. Goodbye you store bought almond milks, this is the ultimate! I found a new food love. I wish I had known a long time ago how easy it is to make your own almond milk from scratch. I got interested in searching […]

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Aunt Ingrid’s Blitzkuchen

August 18, 2013
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My German great aunt “Tante Ingrid” is one of the best bakers I have ever met. Her cakes and tortes are amazing. She will serve three cakes for four guests, just to make sure that everybody will find something they like. It is unbelievable. She sent me a few handwritten recipes last year. This cake, […]

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Vanillekipferl – Happy 4th of Advent

December 23, 2012
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  Vanillekipferl are the only treat that can’t ever be missed on our Christmas cookie tray. They are known as one of the most popular Christmas cookies in Germany.  Vanillekipferl are always crescent moon shaped and baked with ground almonds. I roast the almonds before grinding to intensify the flavor. After baking, the cookies are […]

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German Rhubarb Cake with Meringue Topping

June 13, 2012
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The recipe for this German rhubarb cake with meringue topping was given to me by my best friend’s mom, Frau Schubing, while I still went to Gymnasium in Germany which was quite a few years ago. I remember scribbling down the recipe on an old envelope that I still own and which survived all the […]

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Cherry Poppy Seed Cake and an OXO Scale Giveaway

March 23, 2012
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Before we get to the recipe of this German cherry poppy seed cake I would like to share with you a little story from my previous life. I was working for several years at a pharmacy in my hometown in Germany. We had a dermatologist office located in the same building as the pharmacy. The […]

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Linzertorte

February 18, 2012
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Linzertorte is a cake that originated in the Austrian city Linz probably around 1650.  It is said to be one of the oldest cake recipes and very well known in Austria, Hungaria, Switzerland, Germany, and Tirol.  Linzertorte is a crumby nutty dough that gets covered with marmalade and topped with a lattice of dough strips. […]

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2. Sunday of Advent – Christmas Baking – Marzipan Cookies – Pictures of Dresden/ Germany

December 4, 2011
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For the second Sunday of Advent I would like to share some Marzipan cookies with you. This is a new recipe to me, but since I am a big Marzipan lover and happened to have some in my fridge, these Marzipan cookies were a no-brainer to bake right after I discovered them on Kirsten’s blog […]

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Chia Seed Granola with Walnuts and Almonds

October 20, 2011
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I love that food brings memories of comfort, home and security.  Introducing unfimiliar foods therefore seems strange at first and may be a little scary. I believe that you can always learn something new and better and this also should include changing your diet. One of my latest foodie discoveries are the health benefits of […]

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French Rhubarb Cake

May 20, 2011
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  I stumbled over this French rhubarb cake recipe on one of the German blogs I follow, Bolli’s Kitchen. Katja, the face behind Bolli’s Kitchen, lives actually in France and shares a lot of French recipes with her German readers. I like that a lot, since my school French has gotten very rusty over the […]

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Allspice Date Almond Granola

March 28, 2011
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  Our wonderful neighbors just returned from California and brought us back some dates. And what a coincidence, the perfect granola recipe was already waiting for the dates to arrive. I have had it on my desk for a while, but whenever I suggested to my family to try out a new granola recipe I […]

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