Archive of ‘Food’ category

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie

30 October 2013 One of my favourite things about Hallowe’en is home made pumpkin pie. Since several people have been asking about the recipe, here it is. Ingredients For the pastry 250g gluten free flour, e.g. from Schär or Dove’s Farm 100g butter a pinch of salt 2-4 tablespoons of cold water For the filling […] Read more…

Made in Berlin: Lemonades Galore

15 August 2013 There are a lot of things I’ve come to associate with Berlin: the TV Tower, the Reichstag, Museum Island, Currywurst and woodruff flavoured beer…but lemonade wasn’t really one of them. I had of course noticed that there were lots of different lemonade brands here than in the UK, some with quite beautiful […] Read more…

DIY Dandelion Sirup

14 May 2013 As I mentioned in my previous post, we went on a train trip last week. The boy and I were off to visit my sister in rural Saxony for the long holiday weekend. The first day was a washout, just pouring with rain from morning till night, but the rest of the […] Read more…

Porridge Toppings Bar

12 March 2013 After experimenting with different flavours of porridge toppings the other week, I found that the main thing stopping me from being more creative with my breakfast was having to root around in the pantry first and unwrap and prepare lots of things. So I decided to make myself a ‘porridge toppings bar’ […] Read more…

My Picnic Parcel

4 September 2012 You’re probably bored by now hearing about Post aus meiner Küche, but I wanted to share with you the picnic parcel I received in return and say a big THANK YOU to my exchange partner, the lovely Helen. My parcel contained a loaf of bread, a selection of pickled/ marinated vegetables, and […] Read more…

{Midweek Meal} Chickpea Stew

22 August 2012 This is a super quick and easy midweek meal, and if you want a vegetarian option you can just leave out the hot dog sausages. If you have fresh herbs at hand, it tastes even better than with the dried herbs. Ingredients (serves 4) vegetable oil 1 crushed clove garlic 3-4 hot […] Read more…

Strawberry Cupcakes

It took me three attempts to find the perfect gluten free vanilla cupcake recipe, so when I wanted to make some strawberry flavoured ones for our summer party the other week I decided to just adjust the recipe a little rather than reinvent the wheel. It meant that I ended up with batter for ca. […] Read more…

Summer Cocktails

10 August 2012 Last weekend we had a wee summer party to celebrate our first year of being in Berlin (actually, the boy and I haven’t quite been here one year yet, but the husband arrive 6 weeks ahead of us, so we went for the golden middle for our party). Since we still had […] Read more…

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