This week, it was my turn to bring something sweet to our orchestra rehearsal – what a great reason to browse through recipe books, food blogs and other recipe sources! Since I like both baking and eating them more than cake, the decision boiled quickly down to two recipes for sweet buns or cinnamon roll… Continue reading Franzbrötchen


Bauernbrot – a failed try

Although the loaves in the picture look pretty delicious, this is the story of a failure. I tried to make a good German farmhouse bread, but I could of course only use Danish ingredients so in a moment of overconfidence I changed quite a lot from the original recipe and then it went all wrong.… Continue reading Bauernbrot – a failed try


Poppy Seed Orange Stars

Ingredients (yields ca 50): For the meringues: For the decoration: 1 organic orange 1-2 organic oranges 3 egg whites 75 g sugar 180 g sugar 125 ml water 1 pinch of salt a bit of egg yolk 2 tbsp orange juice 150 g ground almonds 150 g ground poppy seeds For the decoration Wash the… Continue reading Poppy Seed Orange Stars


Dampfnudeln with Vanilla Sauce

Whenever my grandma is making these, basically the entire family will drop by to make sure to get their fair share of grandma’s best food – Dampfnudeln… So this recipe comes basically straight outta my grandma’s kitchen 😉 Okay, it actually doesn’t. But that is because my grandma’s recipes work like the ones of every… Continue reading Dampfnudeln with Vanilla Sauce