london, you magnificient city you …

In light of yesterday being international happy day I have decided to share with you all our wonderful experience we had two weekends ago, in London. Although it was quite the short stay nevertheless we were delighted to see our lovely friend Susan and experience London through our Savoy lenses. There is something magical about walking…

funktionschnitt

This post is basically targeted at my readers in Germany and Austria, but of course those living abroad you can tell me which piece you like and I can ask what’s the best option to get it to you. I am seriously impressed with this new clothing store called “funktionschnitt”. They had a pop-up store Cologne and…

introducing my new friend

You wake up after a night of partying because, well, you were welcoming 2016 the night before. We were desperate for coffees and green smoothies and that’s what we found when we walked into our favourite breakfast place * @aroma kaffeebar * in Munich. We agreed, at the end, that someone should pay the bill so we could get fresh air and that’s when…

tiramisu

For those of you that know me, you will already know that my favourite dessert is tiramisu! I think it’s a super versatile dessert that can satisfy any sweet craving. However, I had to say goodbye to this perfectly delicious sweetness because unfortunately it contains gluten, BUT, my wonderful resourceful half discovered gluten-free biscuits exist…

simple but delicious

Sometimes the simplest ideas are by far the best. I had some sweet potatoes left and a handful of different spices and herbs, so I decided to simply combine everything together. Magic happened – pure magic 🙂 Sweet potato magic  Serves 4 people – as a side dish ***   2 garlic cloves sliced 1 medium size hot pepper a couple…

my version of gravlax

It’s Sunday and I think this recipe is worth the wait. I’ve used this recipe at many of my events and it was a huge success, so here is the secret. Enjoy, and happy first Advent! Gravlax à la adelina Serves 15 people – as an appetizer ***   Beetroot cure: 2 large fresh beetroots 1 orange (zest of) 2…

chicken leg roast in a slow cooker

We have been super lucky to receive the best cast-iron pot ever as a wedding present and it is one of our treasured cooking tools. I can honestly vouch that Le Creuset is probably the best, especially for slow cooking. Do any of you have another favourite slow cooking pot? The recipe below requires a good…

happy pancake sunday!

With the 1st of November comes a new tab feature on my blog called ‘recipes’. I am very excited to share with you some of my favourite dishes that I often make. To inaugurate the recipes section, I will start with a dish that surprisingly involves maple syrup and it is gluten free :). I…

walkabout…

As promised in my previous post, I come back with more highlights from the Südtirol trip. The only way to capture the evergreen beauty around the guesthouse we were staying at was to take a long walkabout into the neighbouring forest, literally right under our noses. Before I dive into describing our walk in detail…

new blog feature + südtirol continued

I wanted to start off this post by highlighting a new feature on the blog. Starting in November, you all will find an additional menu heading called ‘recipes’. I have been getting a lot of feedback from people asking me to post recipes of different dishes I make and I thought it would be a…