Archive of ‘Food’ category

Summer Salad: Watermelon, Feta & Olives

We’ve been going through a spot of rather hot weather here in Berlin. Some days it’s just so hot, you don’t feel like cooking or even eating a warm meal. Time to bring out the summer salads! One of our family favourites, beloved by adults and kids alike, is our watermelon, feta cheese and black […] Read more…

Tuna, Olive & Tomato Sauce on Rice

Looking for a quick and easy recipe that can be whipped up in an instance using store cupboard staples? Look no further! Our tuna, olive & tomato sauce on rice can be put together in no time, the longest part of this recipe is waiting for the rice to cook! Both our kids love this. […] Read more…

Meatballs and Magic

For a while now, we’ve developed a bit of a weekend family food ritual. Don’t you just love family rituals? I do! So I wanted to share ours with you. The ritual involves two of our favourite things – meatballs, and magic! One of our staple dishes and a firm family favourite from youngest to […] Read more…

Maibowle – or for the Love of Woodruff

I can’t believe we’ve almost reached the end of May! Before the month runs out, I wanted to share a much loved German beverage with you related to May: the ‘Maibowle’, a punch that uses aromatised wine as its base. One of the key ingredients is ‘Waldmeister’, a sweet woodland herb that goes by the English […] Read more…

Cranberry & Coconut Muesli with Cocoa Nibs

I have a terrible habit of hoarding ingredients I find in shops, that look interesting and maybe I’ll make something with them one day. Of collecting recipes I want to try out and then I don’t. The upside of that is, when we ran out of muesli this morning, we had everything in our store […] Read more…

Jumping on the Green Smoothie Bandwagon

I know I’m a bit late to the game, but this past weekend I made my first ever green smoothie! After reading plenty of recipes until my head was spinning, I decided to largely base it on ingredients I had in the house. And yes, I do have a stock pile of coconut water and […] Read more…

A picnic book & a chocolate cake!

I’m a sucker for picnics. So as soon as I read about the new cook book ‘City Picknick’, by Julia Kutas, I had to order it. Whether it’s for an indoor picnic on your living room floor, or an outdoor picnic with friends and family in the park, this book offers you a range of […] Read more…

Banana & Coconut Pancakes with Blueberries

Who said the months after Christmas are dull and depressing? It’s Pancake Day tomorrow. Pancakes!! If you are still in need of a last minute, easy recipe, I can totally recommend these banana and coconut beauties. We used a 15cm diameter pan, and it made four pancakes. Perfect for a family breakfast. Just multiply the […] Read more…

Roasted Almond, Coconut & Chocolate Granola

Do you ever find yourself falling in to the rut of eating the same old thing for breakfast every morning? I mean, I LOVE porridge, but sometimes I find myself needing an alternative for getting my daily portion of oats, so when I find the time, I like to bake a big batch of granola. And […] Read more…

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