Days are getting colder here in Germany and it is time to enjoy a filling soup. It is our habit to have a soup at dinner time during the cold seasons until days get warmer again. I usually make a soup using whatever vegetables are in season and to adjust smoothly to a real “wintry”
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Although I had already waved goodbye to summer a few weeks ago, it has been unusually hot here in Germany and I have been trying not to use the oven too much. Salads in all shapes and forms were on the menu these last few weeks and as for baking,
When it comes to making a tart nothing beats homemade sweet pastry dough! Jamie Oliver’s head chef pastry articulates it perfectly in his post on tips for perfect homemade pastry: “Making your own pastry may seem like a slow and intensive process, but that’s the joy of it.
This is a long overdue recipe which is a popular dessert in France and at home! It is kind of easy to prepare and requires few ingredients, well… The French basics for a dessert which are flour, sugar, eggs, butter and milk and a bit of alcohol but optional!
Lately I have been trying to eat less carbohydrates not only because I do feel better and less exhausted but also because I have noticed that my older boys eat a lot of carbohydrates at lunchtime. They eat at school and whenever I ask them what they had for dinner,