even though summer here is not really like we wish it would be, the garden starts to look like summer. as up to now we had almost nothing but asparagus to harvest, we are now going to have courgettes (zucchini), … Continue reading →
here in our region apricot always means the beginning of summer. and that’s why – and because they are the most delicious apricots of the world – we are so happy to harvest them each year. they shine like little … Continue reading →
i am so excited! this year we tried growing sweet potatoes by our own for the very first time and i really wasn’t sure if it will work out. i read somewhere that they need more than 100 days of sun, … Continue reading →
i was quite sure that i already posted this fantastic victoria sponge cake, but couldn’t find it. so maybe my blog archive is badly organized, but anyhow – it is worse posting it twice and i hope you will enjoy this … Continue reading →
after three years we moved back to our beloved roof top terrace with the two apricot trees we planted years ago. so, we heard the apricot trees had millions of sweet and juicy fruits all the last years.
kaiserschmarrn is translated as a sugared pancake with raisins, but call it pancake is a complete understatement! this classic “austrian mehlspeise” is maybe a kind of pancake but tons of egg and raisins, making the difference.
this summer’s vacation is over and it seems that also summer has already passed. it was only recently that my parents harvested those wonderful bright orange apricots in their garden and shared them with us, because they have been so many.
we recently had really hot days with up to 38° C here in germany, where the best places to be have been the beach, the shadow of some trees or the swimming pool. but even when sitting on your balcony, everybody … Continue reading →