Boozy Rum Crescents (sweet party bites)

I haven't posted any new recipes for a little while because I was very busy dividing my blog into languages ​​(French, English and German) that you can choose through the menu, and writing my first cookbook that is at the moment only available in German. https://youtu.be/owPcLHH_LYI BUT today I'm making up for it. I'm sharing … Continue reading Boozy Rum Crescents (sweet party bites)

Delicious Christmas baking (with baking plan)

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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)

Simple eggfree Strawberry Mousse (fresh or frozen strawberries)

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. These beautiful pots come from here! One mousse that never survives more than 12 hours in our fridge is my strawberry mousse. … Continue reading Simple eggfree Strawberry Mousse (fresh or frozen strawberries)

Lemon Mousse

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

Nürnberger Elisen Lebkuchen – soft german gingerbread

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

Vanillekipferl – Austrian vanilla crescent cookies

Vanillekipferl, or vanilla crescents, are very delicate buttery, crispy and nutty biscuits, traditionally served during the Christmas season in Austria. These cookies look great on a plate and are sure to seduce your guests. The crescent-shaped cookies come from Vienna, Austria, where they are a popular traditional Christmas cookie. Legend has it that their shape … Continue reading Vanillekipferl – Austrian vanilla crescent cookies

Royal Icing

Royal icing is a hard white icing, made from softly beaten egg whites, icing sugar (powdered sugar), and sometimes lemon or lime juice. It is used to decorate Christmas cakes, wedding cakes, gingerbread houses, cookies and many other cakes and biscuits. Mix 1 egg white, 150 g finely sifted icing sugar, 15 g Maizena and a little lemon juice. Here is how to … Continue reading Royal Icing

Windringerl – Austrian Meringue Christmas tree decoration

Hardly any other symbol is associated with Christmas today as much as the festively decorated and enlightened Christmas tree. The first Christmas trees are laid for the 16th century as part of the guild traditions of the guilds. Following the example of the tree of paradise, these trees were decorated with apples and sweets and … Continue reading Windringerl – Austrian Meringue Christmas tree decoration

Lebkuchen as tree decoration or for making gingerbread houses

Lebkuchen is a traditional German gingerbread. According to Wikipedia, Lebkuchen was invented by monks in Franconia in the 13th century. In the 14th century in Nuremberg and Ulm bakers already produced this type of pastry. Oh this smell of Lebkuchen mixed with the fresh pine  In the olden days Lebkuchen was used among other things … Continue reading Lebkuchen as tree decoration or for making gingerbread houses