Breakfast

Family favorite breakfast recipes from savory pancakes, omlettes, chocolate buns, cakes to shakshuka.

Asparagus And Ham Quiche

Asparagus season has just started, a good reason for me to share one my favorite asparagus recipes with you: asparagus and ham quiche made with homemade pastry. This asparagus and ham quiche recipe is very simple, easy to follow and tastes heavenly! Perfect for brunch, picnic, potluck or family reunion […]

Mozzarella Focaccia

Last Friday I stayed up all night writing this focaccia recipe. The next morning after breakfast, I wanted to re-read it once again, before posting it. When I opened my open office document, everything was in the form of hashtags. Seriously, I stayed up till 04:00 am for this? I […]

Best German Jelly Doughnuts (Berliner)

German jelly filled doughnuts: Kreppel, Berliner, Pfannkuchen. Krapfen, Faschingskrapfen or whatever you call them, are ”MUST haves” for carnival. Carnival or fasching is a German tradition, celebrated once a year in February or March (6 weeks before Easter). This year carnival started on the 28th of Feb and will end […]

Pizza Buns

Pizza buns make an amazing alternative to normal pizza! They’re so delicious, simple and fun to make with kids. Enjoy the pizza buns for breakfast, dinner or anytime in between. The first time I ate pizza bread rolls/ pizza buns /Pizza Brötchen or whatever you call them, made by mum […]

Namibian Fat Cakes (fried dough) Recipe

Fat cakes also known as Vetkoek (in Afrikaans) or Oukuki ( in my mother tongue Oshiwambo) are sweet, fluffy and moist deep fried dough balls. Fat cakes are so loved in Namibia, especially in the northern part of the country. They also happen to be my favorite childhood snack. The […]

German Doughnuts Recipe (Ausgezogene Krapfen)

Hello guys, today I would like to show you how to make German doughnuts, a specialty from Bavaria called “Ausgezogene Krapfen”, normally made for special occasions such as baptism, confirmation, wedding or parish fair. Bavarian style doughnuts are flat, very thin in the middle and thick on the sides. My […]

Ham Pinwheels

Stuffed with ham and two kinds of cheese, these ham pinwheels with cheese and store-bought puff pastry make a great party food. Serve them for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner- or take them on the picnic. My husband is obsessed with these ham and cheese roll ups aka. pizza puff […]

Easy Homemade Turkish Flatbread (pide)

There is nothing like a homemade bread. I’m a huge fan of pide – a Turkish flatbread, known as Fladenbrot here in Germany. Pide is a very important part of Turkish cuisine, just like potatoes in Germany or pasta in Italy. I bake this flatbread at least twice a month. […]