Cookie dough terrine


Oh my sweet tooth, sometimes it makes me create little recipes without having planned any of it. Last night after dinner was such a moment, I felt like I needed something chocolaty and quick. And voila, this nice and tasty cookie dough terrine came out. Ingredients: 1 stick butter or margarine 3/4 cups brown sugar…

Mousse au chocolat


Who does not like desserts? As far as I know, almost nobody. I am sure that out of a group of 10, a maximum of 1-2 persons do not have a sweet tooth and do not get attracted by a sweet seduction after a good meal. For you as a hobby chef, that is good news. Offering a…

Gib-mir-die-Kugel Torte (Hazelnut Cream Cake)


If one day you would like to seduce a friend or family member with a one of a kind birthday cake, then I´ve got the right recipe for you! This cake is a dream of hazelnut cream, made with two packs of Ferrero Rocher chocolate balls. And the best thing about it: It´s gluten free….

Bread pudding


Dear blog readers, I am very sorry for my abstinence. Today is the last day in August and I am posting my first entry of this month. Summer time is vacation time and I spent mine on the beautiful US West Coast. Our camping meals turned out very simple and we only had sporadic internet…

Getting to know: Kaminsky’s (Charleston SC)


  This summer I’m posting from the US again. At this moment, I am exploring Charleston and its culinaria. Charleston’s selection of food places is amazing, you can be busy testing out different places and different styles 7 nights a week! You will find anything from Southern style, over local seafood to more traditional like…

Cake in a jar?


Yes, that’s right. Nowadays, it’s not only jam and pickles that you will find in a jar. Cake is the new creation to go for. I was quite fascinated to hear about this recipe. And I’ll tell you what the best part about it is: You can store the cake for up to 6 months…

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Balls


Christmas is coming closer and you’ve certainly already noticed the masses of Christmas cookies and chocolates that are on sale in the supermarkets. So far I managed well not to buy anything but the colder it gets outside, the more I feel like  having a coffee or a tea with something sweet in the afternoon!…

Cantuccini


Cantuccini are an Italian specialty with almonds and are served with coffee or wine. Ingredients 250 g flour 100 g sugar 1 pinch of each of the following: salt, ground cloves, cardamom ½ tea spoon cinnamon 1 tea spoon lemon skin 1 pack vanilla sugar (8 g) 1 tea spoon baking soda 1 – 2 table…

Coco cake (coconut cake)


Last week, I re-discovered our handwritten family cookbook and came across this recipe. I have never made it before, tried it out of curiosity, and definitely recommend it. It’s something for the sweet tooth that makes a perfect breakfast with a glass of milk. What’s also nice about it is that you can store it for a…

Zwetschgen Streusel (Hefeteig)


This is my summer favorite! You can make this delicious cake with any fruit you find in the garden or at the farmer’s: Prunes, cherries, apricots, rhubarb, apple. It’s your choice! (English version below) Für den Teig: 300g Mehl 1 Päckchen Hefe (Trockenhefe) 50g Zucker 1 Ei 100ml lauwarmes Wasser oder lauwarme Milch 50g weiche…

Moelleux au chocolat


Une des meilleures recettes que je connais, préparée en coopération avec Monsieur LeChef Nordine. (English version below) Ingrédients: 125 g de chocolat (chocolat suisse en préférence) 125 g de beurre 125 g de sucre 60 g de farine 3 oeufs Préparation: 1) Faire fondre le chocolat dans un peu d’eau ou de lait. 2) Une…