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It’s the time of year that the oven sees lots of action – this year, it’s extra exciting as the new oven seems to have quite different ideas about temperatures than the old one had. Things turn out slightly… differently … Continue reading

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A friend is pondering making tiles for gingerbread houses – so I think a recipe is in order. This is a classical one for gingerbread houses, based on flour (as opposed to Elisenlebkuchen, which are based on nuts and contain … Continue reading

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There’s a few things I love, but am not really good at. One of them? Pancakes. I like pancakes. I like them a lot. My gran always made them in her old, enameled pans, and they always turned out perfectly, … Continue reading

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It’s time again to clear out some of the tabs that have accumulated. (Especially since I am trying to clear them all, eventually, as I’m going to switch over to another browser. Firefox is just not what it used to … Continue reading

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There was… more windfall. So there are more apples. Even better: there are more apples from three different trees, which means tat we got to taste-test and compare their tastes both raw and, due to some fancy baking action, in … Continue reading

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I mentioned Zwetschgen yesterday, right? Well. Zwetschgen. I love them. I also love poppy seeds. And fortunately, those two go together very, very well… so recently, this happened: Zwetschgenkuchen mit Mohngeheimfach (Plum cake with a secret compartment for poppy seed … Continue reading

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Late summer is a season for delights – our peaches are ripe now, the first late-summer and autumn apples are also ripening, and of course there are the Zwetschgen, this kind of plum that lends itself to baking and cooking … Continue reading

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