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Kasekuchen (German Baked Cheesecake)

Here’s another recipe my Oma used to make when I was younger. Once we started going out before Christmas and loading up on food to cover us for the holiday season, I started buying the cheesecakes that they sold at the German market. 1,340 more words


Something to Smile About: The 3 Rs

I think this about the point when a lot of New Year’s Resolutions go kaput. Thankfully, I seem to have found a method of goal-setting that is working for me, at least so far, so I’m grateful for the progress I’m making and for all of you being my accountability partners! 708 more words


Glutenfree and eggfree chocolate cake

4 tablespoons cocoa
4 dl sugar
3 teaspoons of vanillasugar
1 teaspoon of salt
7 dl semper glutenfree flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
4 dl milk (ricemilk / oatmilk or regular milk) 47 more words


Homemade Vanilla Extract

Making your own vanilla extract simply requires vanilla beans and relatively inexpensive vodka (it’s a neutral alcohol).  I get vanilla beans from Uganda or Tanzania (Bukoba).   324 more words

Baking Hacks

Pretzel sticks

I used to call my favourite shopping centre the fish that blows bubbles, why? Well because proudly hanging from the ceiling of the shopping centre hangs a large clockwork fish that every half an hour plays a tune and blasts bubbles out to the waiting crowd below… yeah I have just realised how strange that sounds but to a little kid it is actually very exciting. 576 more words

Will Blueberry Me?

Even if walking down the aisle is not part of your future plans, you will fall in love with these blueberry confections and enter a blissful world of muffintrimony. 201 more words


Much too much mud cake

Vanilla and ordinary sugar and flour,

Some salt plus cocoa and baking powder.

Mix it all up, add oat milk and oil,

Melt down some chocolate, microwave it or boil. 102 more words