Cakes And Desserts

Best German jelly doughnuts (Berliner)

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 on the 06th of […]

Perfect German Apple Doughnuts (Apfelkrapfen)

Apple doughnuts belong to carnival/ fasching just like cookies belong to Christmas. Though you can find them in almost every bakery at any time of the year. They are known as Apfelkrapfen in Franconian region, Bavaria, but the name varies depending on where you are in Germany. For instance in […]

Orange Cream Dessert with Orange Sauce

Two months ago I took part in the German version of come dine with me, ”Das perfekte Dinner“, whereby I made Namibian food. Das perfekte Dinner show is about five amateur chefs from the same city/town, competing against each other by hosting a dinner party for the other contestants. Each […]

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 […]

Fried Battered Apple Rings

A month ago I was 100% sure that this week I will be posting bifteki (Greek beef meatballs/patties stuffed with feta cheese) recipe. Last night while going through the photos, I’ve realized that I only took photos up to the stage where I put bifteki in the oven and I […]

Best Apple Crumb Sheet Cake Ever!

Pat a cake, pat a cake, baker’s man, bake me the best apple crumb sheet cake you’ve ever made as fast as you can!! I must say that I didn’t plan on posting this delish apple crumb sheet cake recipe. But Fritz family, a family that we met about 2 […]

Easy Pear Cake Recipe

If someone could have told me 20 years ago that the pear cake will become one  of my favorite cakes in the future, I could have replied: You must be kidding me!! Because for me, someone who grew up in Okamanya, a small village located near Okongo, in the northern […]

Mixed Berries and Mascarpone Cream Recipe

This light, refreshing, and absolutely delicious mixed berries and mascarpone cream is one of my favorite dessert recipes just like panna cotta and berries, because it never disappoints me! This recipe is delicious, easy and consists of only few steps. It’s definitely a keeper! This recipe was inspired by a […]

Easy apple crumble cake recipe

Hello guys, today I would like to show you how to make this easy apple crumble cake. This recipe was inspired by my mum in law, Beate. You might remember her from the German doughnuts, German nut bars and roasted duck recipes. My husband, Jo is crazy about this apple crumb […]

Best German nut bars recipe

My husband, Jo, is a huge fan of German nut bars, well known as Nussecken in German. Nussecken simply means nut corners. Once a week, Jo goes to a nearby bakery just to buy this bars. Few months ago, he wished for these nut bars from me and of course […]