starts for me on the 1st of november with the delicious silesian gingerbread cookies. In German speaking countries such as Austria and Germany the Christmas baking is one of the most popular Christmas traditions for young and old. Until the mid-19th century, however, the ingredients for preparing cookies were so expensive that the enjoyment of … Continue reading Delicious Christmas baking (with baking plan) →
I love Mousse, all kinds of them. After a meal or for an afternoon treat I think it’s a real pleasure to have a spoonful of this beautiful texture melt in your mouth. One mousse that never survives more than 12 hours in our fridge is my strawberry mousse. I must really notify my family … Continue reading Simple eggfree Strawberry Mousse (fresh or frozen strawberries) →
Here is the recipe with which my collection started when I was 12 years old. I will not go into detail how many years ago that was! I had spent 2 weeks at my godmother’s house and one day the cook had prepared a Lemon Mousse that was just to die for. You’ll laugh but … Continue reading Lemon Mousse →
The Elisen Lebkuchen of Nuremberg are my great Christmas favourites! I love them to the point that a couple of years ago, when in England we did not yet find almost all European products, I asked my family to send them by post! The difference between the Lebkuchen and the Elisen Lebkuchen is that Elisen … Continue reading Nürnberger Elisen Lebkuchen – soft german gingerbread →
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