Month: October 2014

Super Easy, Super Yummy Brownies

This is my absolute favorite brownies recipe. It’s simple, irresistibly delicious and always a hit. Thís recipe will make you wonder why you never made them from scratch before. Add walnuts or pecans for a nutty variation. I really think what makes this brownie recipe extra special is the the high quality chocolate, natural brown […]

Best-Loved Banana Bread

Apple sauce and yogurt, instead of fat, provide the moisture in this delicious banana bread recipe. Banana bread is easy to make, fast and solves the problem of what to do with bananas when they turn brown and mushy – and sweeter! There are many variations to this classic American sweet bread. If you are […]

Eating Like a Greek

This past year, we have spent most of our holidays traveling in Greece. In Stoupa and the Peloponnese coast, the island of Zakynthos off the west coast of Greece, in the Ionian Sea, as well as the islands of Kos and Rhodes, located in the eastern Aegean Sea near Turkey. During these travels we have […]

Parsley

For me there’s nothing more delicious than a beautifully prepared meal using simple, high quality, fresh ingredients. This includes glorious fresh herbs, in all their light, clean, fresh glory. The Romans were the first to make culinary use of parsley and had a custom of placing a sprig of it on their plates to guard […]

Carrot Orange Soup

This carrot orange soup makes the ideal starter to any dinner party. It’s light, delicious and amazingly simple. If you are looking for a healthy, delicious, throw together meal, this one is perfect. Leftovers make for a great lunch served with ciabatta or a classic grilled cheese sandwich. For the best flavor, try to use […]

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup‏

Simply delicious. Butternut squash makes for a perfect winter soup. Butternut squash has a sweet, nutty flavor and pairs well with tangy green apple and onions. It tastes fantastic and it’s easy to make. Not only is it nourishing, it also makes a great starter for dinner parties. The best thing is, this soup can […]

Nothing Says Fall Like Apple Picking

Nothing Says Fall Like Apple Picking

Here in Germany, nothing says fall like apple picking. Tangy apples are the essence of autumn. When thinking about this beautiful season, we decided to take a drive out to the Old Land (Altes Land), Germany’s largest continuous region of fruit orchards, south-west of Hamburg. And wow are we ever rolling in apples now! We […]