After a 5 month break (where did that go?!) Greta and I are back! We took a little time out as we had lots of things going on, the most exciting was the birth of Greta's baby in April! Congratulations again Greta, she is gorgeous! Our theme for this month was summer puddings and Greta… Continue reading The Food Exchange – we’re back!
It is time for the Food Exchange again. This month Greta and I decided to on the topic of “baking with children”. As Greta is expecting her first baby soon I thought this was a perfectly timed topic! We both started thinking about some of the first things we baked. Greta sent me a recipe… Continue reading The Food Exchange – Baking With Children
January and February are always difficult months to think of baking topics. This month we settled on a cheesecake theme. Baked cheesecakes are big here in Germany, so Greta gave me a a traditional baked German cheesecake recipe, known as Käsekuchen. I know cheesecakes aren’t traditionally British but when I moved here I was shocked… Continue reading The Food Exchange – Cheesecakes
A New Year and another Food Exchange! Greta and I started The Food Exchange back in July 2015 and every month I still look forward to my message from Greta with my monthly challenge. The Food Exchange is basically a food swap. I am English and moved to Germany back in 2014 and Greta is… Continue reading The Food Exchange – Schinken Käse Hörnchen
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
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
Hello! Sorry The Food Exchange is a day late… I have been ill so didn’t have a chance to bake and write this blog post when I had planned. If you are new to The Food Exchange, head to the tab at the top of the page to find out what it is about and… Continue reading The Food Exchange – October -Nuts (and a bit of a mess!)