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Chocolate Chip Pancakes with Salted Caramel, Banana and Peanuts

Today is Pancake Day in the UK so I thought I would share this recipe with you. In Germany the beginning of Lent is celebrated through Karneval or Fasching. It is basically a weekend of lots of dressing up, parties, street processions and alcohol. LOTS of alcohol. This is my third Fasching in Germany and I… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Pancakes with Salted Caramel, Banana and Peanuts

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The Food Exchange – December – Christmas

This is our second Christmas doing the Food Exchange and is probably one of my favourite months for it! Last year Greta challenged me to make Vanillakipferl, which are crescent-shaped vanilla biscuits and in December Bratapfel in Nussmantel, which is a baked apple covered in nuts and spiced with cinnamon! This year Greta suggested Zimtsterne. When… Continue reading The Food Exchange – December – Christmas

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A Recipe for S’mores Cookie Sandwiches

Seeing as we don’t get to celebrate bonfire night here in Germany, I was trying to think of something I could bake which was suitable for bonfire night. If you type “bonfire night baking” into Pinterest you get a plethora of rocket shaped bakes, bonfire cupcakes and s’mores dip and cakes. I decided I wanted… Continue reading A Recipe for S’mores Cookie Sandwiches

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The Food Exchange – November – Honey

This is mine and Greta’s 17th Food Exchange! How has that happened?! I really look forward to receiving my monthly challenge from Greta. For those of you who don’t know what the Food Exchange is, make sure you click on the tab at the top of the page to find out more and to see… Continue reading The Food Exchange – November – Honey