Year: 2015

Liver Flush Detox Drink with Orange, Lemon, Garlic, Turmeric, Cayenne, Ginger

Ultimate Liver Flush Detox Drink

There are all sorts of things that can leave us feeling in need of a recharge, especially this time of year after weeks of festive indulgence. Guilty! There is no denying it, tis the season for overindulgence! Visits to the Christmas markets for mugs of warm Glühwein and Bratwurst sausages, baked homemade sweets, alcohol-fueled parties, […]

Chocolate Bark with Pistachios and Pink Peppercorn, Nuts, Amaranth, Coconut

Homemade Chocolate Bark

Homemade chocolate bark is a super easy (and gorgeous looking) holiday gift. There is no recipe required, you don’t need to measure anything AND the hands on time is maybe ten minutes. It’s a great last minute gift for practically anyone. Oh, and here’s the best part — there’s no baking either! Hallelujah! For chocolate […]

Bird’s Nest Cookies, Thumb Print Cookies with Raspberry Jam

Bird’s Nest Cookies

Bird’s nest cookies (also called thumbprint cookies) are one of those classic holiday baking cookies that remind you of why homemade baking is just so good. They are super easy to make and are one of those things people seem to love: buttery cookies with a tasty jam filling. What’s not to love? These are, […]

Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies with Spelt Flour

Soft Chocolate Chippers

If there is a “Hall of Fame” for cookies, then my Aunt Heather’s 30-year-old recipe for soft chocolate chippers would have definitely found a place there. Praise be to her for delivering this recipe to me. They are irresistible. Okay, admittedly, I adapted the recipe just a little. But I’ll tell you how a little […]

Homemade Potato Chips with Smoked Salmon and Dill

Canapés 3 Ways

“Room Service? I’d like to order breakfast. Half a pint of orange juice, three eggs, lightly scrambled, with bacon, a double portion of café Espresso with cream. Toast, marmalade. Got it?” Ian Fleming. Live and Let Die. SPECTRE is the 24th James Bond adventure, and as in all the films, Bond, is the spy who […]

Chewy Triple Ginger Cookies with Spelt Flour

Chewy Triple Ginger Cookies

My love of ginger runs deep. So deep that I had to conjure up a batch of chewy cookies made from freshly grated, ground and candied ginger – that’s right triple ginger cookies. Enough to satisfy my ginger loving heart. All the while not being too sweet. Though take heed — these triple ginger cookies […]