this was never meant as an annual review, but hey, there was no time at all during summer to write about all the delicious things we made out of our garden, but now there is some. or at least it … Continue reading →
this year or better to say last year we have been very successful in growing courgettes, carrots and cucumbers. while courgette and carrots are no big thing – the dozens of cucumbers we harvested are a kind of 7th world … Continue reading →
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.