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Chocolate Tart with Cherries and Strawberries

If you follow me on Instagram you will know our new garden has been producing a lot of fruit. From what we can gather it has been pretty much untouched for the last 3 years and is quite wild and over grown. In amongst the dandelions and tall grass we have 20+ strawberry plants and… Continue reading Chocolate Tart with Cherries and Strawberries

Chocolate · recipe · Sweet Things

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

Chocolate · recipe · Sweet Things

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