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Month: December 2017

Saying goodbye to 2017

Saying goodbye to 2017

This past year has been challenging, to say the least, however they do say nothing worth having ever comes easy. I’d like to look back on a few memories and share them with you, to be thankful for those many (many) good people and things […]

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Tomato marmalade

Tomato marmalade

The year isn’t over yet but here I come with the very popular recipe I promised: the delicious and original tomato marmalade. It can sound a tad strange, since tomato is an ingredient usually associated to savoury and not sweet, but this marmalade is perfect […]

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Clementine Glühwein – mulled wine

Clementine Glühwein – mulled wine

Merry Christmas everyone!!! I hope you have been nice so you’re on Santa’s good list, and that you¡re enjoying the festivities and all the food involved (and yet to come!). A simple truth: I could not be an honourable resident in Germany if I didn’t […]

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Homemade turrón (nougat)

Homemade turrón (nougat)

Turrón is such an esential spanish recipe that even after 7 years of leaving, I still cannot fathom the idea of Christmas without it. It’s just not right. This is what Wikipedia has to say about turrón, however it is really so much more than […]

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Lemon-cinnamon cookies

Lemon-cinnamon cookies

Not long before Christmas and you can see it everywhere around you: shop windows fully decorated, hopeful kids sending their Santa letters, Christmas plants on sale, 3×2 on alcoholic drinks – because everyone knows the holidays can also be stressful -… You get the gist. […]

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Christmas in Berlin – 2017

Christmas in Berlin – 2017

It is no secret that Christmas is my favourite holiday, despite me being a summer child. I love everything about it, the build up to Christmas Eve, the presents, putting up decorations and the tree, all the cooking and baking involved… Which is why Germany […]

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Sunday roast in the slow cooker

Sunday roast in the slow cooker

Me, the queen of kitchen appliances – that is one of my many titles, together with Princess of Charlottenburg – could of course not not be in posession of a slow cooker, because everybody knows they are one of the most practical purchases a busy […]

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Schnitzel mit Kochkäse und Musik – Breaded cutlet with cheese and “music”

Schnitzel mit Kochkäse und Musik – Breaded cutlet with cheese and “music”

Personally, I never really understood what all the fuss was about when it came to breaded cutlet. It’s a very popular food in Spain, and it’s the most typical “kiddies menu” together with spaghetti bolognese. I’ve just never been a huge fan of deep fried […]

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