Getting My Christmas Bake On: German Vanilla Crescents (Vanillekipferl)

To wrap up my Christmas baking recipes I’ve saved the best for last – German Vanilla Crescents (you can find the other recipes here and here). My grandmother bakes ‘Vanillekipferl’ every year as they are also my fathers favourite, but spending Christmas away from my family in Germany this year, I didn’t want to miss out and…

Getting My Christmas Bake On: German Cream Biscuits

I have already made two batches of these Cream Biscuits and there is another dough chilling in the fridge ready for use tomorrow. These little puffy and light biscuits are possibly my favourite Christmas cookies and Liam has discovered a liking for them too, so I’ve got competition when it comes to emptying the tin! …

Getting My Christmas Bake on: German Terrace Biscuits

I don’t think I will ever get used to celebrating Christmas during summer. Coming from the Northern hemisphere I’m usually used to cold and dark winter days, where the sun sets at three thirty in the afternoon. You rush home, trying to keep warm with a thick winter coat, a woollen beanie, gloves and one…

Tomato, Olive and Mozzarella Meatballs

I’ve been loving olives these last few weeks, especially the bright green Sicilian ones from the fridge section at Aldi. They’re not too salty and have just the right amount of olive taste to them. I always have a tub in the fridge and they’re dangerously addictive so when I stumbled across this recipe in…

Deliciously Spiced Apple and Pear Crumble

Crumble is one of my all time favourite desserts. But do you know what’s even better than crumble for dessert?? Crumble for breakfast of course!  While flicking through Deliciously Ella’s newest cookbook “Every Day”, I stumbled across her Winter-Spiced Apple and Pear Crumble. It looked amazing and sounded relatively healthy without any processed flour or…

House of Small Wonder Berlin

From Brooklyn to Berlin – House of Small Wonder has a big sister cafe in Brooklyn, and to be honest, I think they’ve done a fairly good job of bringing the vibe with them to Berlin.