Posts Tagged ‘recipe’

‘Falscher Hase’ German Meat Loaf

If you’re looking for a way to use up those last leftover hard boiled Easter eggs, I have just the recipe for you! “Falscher Hase” – a typical German recipe which translates as “false hare” – is a special kind of meat loaf. It apparently takes its name from post-war times, when housewives cooking on […] Read more…

Chocolate Easter Nests

Easter is getting closer, so today I have another sweet (literally) and easy little idea for you. I’m going to share how we made chocolate Easter nests for our German playgroup’s Easter meet-up last weekend.   Some folk make their Easter nets with shredded wheat, but since I need to avoid wheat and gluten we […] Read more…

GF Hot Cross Buns

Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! One a penny two a penny, hot cross buns. If you have no daughters, give them to your sons. One a penny two a penny, hot cross buns. Easter is coming up, and as well as death by chocolate this means one other thing – hot cross buns! It’s […] Read more…

Mini Buckwheat Pancakes

Throw your hands in the air and shout “Yeah!” if you love pancakes! Well you’re in luck, as it’s Pancake Day today! How about doing something a little different this year, and making a whole plate full of mini pancakes?   This mini pancakes, a.k.a. blinis, are easy to throw together (though the recipe does […] Read more…

Cherry Milk Surprise

Love is in the air…not long now until Valentine’s Day! If you’re looking for an easy idea to create a special, non alcoholic drink for your loved one(s), novelty ice cube trays are your friend. Kids especially will love this! I experimented a little with these heart shaped ones from Ikea (sadly, they don’t seem […] Read more…

Potato, Carrot & Stilton Soup

Do you still have some leftover Stilton from the Christmas cheeseboard languishing in the fridge? Then I have just the recipe for you! My boys love this soup, though I do hold back a bit on the Stilton for them. They will eat it in the soup, but as a self confessed cheese addict I […] Read more…

Reindeer Cupcakes

We had our nativity service at church this past weekend, with a bring & share lunch to follow, so I wanted to make something special to bring for the children. I’d seen different versions of reindeer cupcakes circulating the internet last Christmas, and decided to have a go at making my own. They are fairly […] Read more…

Redcurrant Jam Sandwich Cookies

Are you feeling Christmassy yet? We lit the second candle on our Advent wreath yesterday, and also baked our second round of Christmas cookies. Whilst Vanilla Kipferl, Cinnamon Stars and Butter Cookies remain our favourites (they’re like the Holy Trinity of German Christmas cookies in our house), there’s always room for more cookies and these […] Read more…

Crispy Vanilla Heart Waffles (GF)

Hands up if you like cosy afternoons in at this time of year, with a mug of hot tea and some fresh, home made waffles! If you own a waffle iron, chances are you already have a waffle recipe, but I still invite you to try this delicious recipe for crispy waffles, just like my […] Read more…

Chocolate Apples

We are having a wee Hallowe’en gathering this weekend, so Oskar and I have been busy planning what treats to serve up. He suggested toffee apples, but I’m not so keen on toffee or caramel apples as they are so terribly sticky and not great on the teeth. So we have compromised on chocolate apples, […] Read more…

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