It's the Second of Advent already, how time flies! We're off on a festive Advent steam train ride today, through wintery Berlin-Brandenburg. There are rumours St Nicholas will drop by too! When we come back, we'll probably have afternoon tea

With a popular weekly farmer's market just round the corner from our new apartment, I've been on a bit of a jam making mission over the summer. Both the children and adults in our family enjoy a nice jammy piece

Summer time is berry time. In fruit salads, as cake toppings, or simply as they are. In Germany, another popular fresh berry dish is 'Rote Grütze' - the literal translation is 'red gruel', which doesn't sound particularly appetizing. But in

Any excuse for a cake, and nothing screams summer like a refreshing lemon cake. Well, I think so anyway. With some butter cream icing and confetti sprinkles on top for extra decadence. Of course. Ingredients for the cake: 250g butter or margarine