Christmas time is as a well baking time and while I do like to stick to some traditional baking I tend to add something new here and there, too, as mentioned as well under my post about traditions. So when a dear friend moved away and left me a jar of lemon curd, I decided … Continue reading Lemon Curd cookies
This is something I have never ever considered doing myself, even though my kids used to ask me if it is possible to make chocolate spread at home. I just always thought it would be far too complicated. So when a friend of mine recently posted her home-made Nutella I got super excited and went to … Continue reading Chocolate spread – so good!
Not only did my daughter decide last minute that she wanted frosting on the muffins, no I live as well in a country where I find it hard to even buy icing sugar! So what to do if most recipes are using a fair amount of powdered sugar? Go and find a good one based on … Continue reading Frosting – Help, no icing sugar!
It is the second time since school started that I forgot to place the kids` lunch order on time, leaving me with yet another week of home lunches. I usually try to arrange 3 days a week for external lunches, not only to make it a bit easier for myself, but as well to expose … Continue reading Swedish Meatballs
School started again, and so are my plans to be a bit more organised and structured when it comes to meals. I am not sure how long it will last this time, but I was bored by the dishes I prepared too many times and annoyed by being out food shopping everyday as I never … Continue reading Mini Meatloaves
A few weeks ago I was out for brunch and noticed how often poached eggs are on the menu and how nice they can be! I remember it back to the time when I worked in a hotel in the UK as a teenager but somehow never got into it. At the same time friends … Continue reading p..p…poached egg
Summer time, often as well 'quickly brown banana time'! Quick and easy banana cakes can help to get rid of the 'ugly brown ones' nobody wants to eat! I have no idea where I got this recipe from, it is glued into my recipe book, hand written. But all you may need to know is … Continue reading Banana cake
Pesto - a favorite dish here in the house, whether homemade or bought and pesto pasta always makes an easy school lunch! And while I am happy my kids love it I got a bit bored by the same recipe over and over so I looked for something new, something more summerly and found a … Continue reading Summerly – Lemon Pesto
One of our long time family recipes. Dating back to when my first born started eating finger food. I meanwhile add some more spices and play around with the flavour but it is still going strong. Being back in a country where I can buy minced chicken makes it even easier and faster. And make sure to … Continue reading Chicken and Apple balls
On my quest to find a lemon cake that can compete with a store-bought lemon cake mix that my son used to love it seems that I finally succeeded. This below cake is not only super easy, no it is as well light, fluffy and delicious. Just the right cake to eat on hot summer days! … Continue reading Lemon Cake