sowing, growing, harvesting: sweet potatoes // süsskartoffeln


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, but that you cannot put them outside before end of may/ beginning of june, that they only grow in temperature above 24°C and so on. Continue reading

raw green asparagus and rocket salad // roher grüner spargel und ruccola salat

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times are so crazy, that there is almost no time for the nice things in the moment. of course we are having nice dinners, often. and of course we are gardening, somehow. but blogging? no way, unfortunately. but there are a couple of asparagus recipes I have to share with you before the season will be over. Continue reading

kale, sweet potato & hazelnut salad // grünkohl, süßkartoffel & haselnuss salat

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dear friends, this is an enlightenment! as you already know, i am a great fan of eating uncooked kale. while the kale has to be chopped very finely for the kale salad i have posted you do not have to work that hard for this one. the secret to get the curly kale softer, so that you can eat larger pieces, is massage in some coconut oil. massaged kale sounds crazy to you? maybe it is, but it’s so good! Continue reading

four years with foodiesgarden and some tiny brown butter thyme cakes // vier jahre foodiesgarden und ein paar kleine braune butter und thymian küchlein

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there have been better years for foodiesgarden than the last one. our family grew, the jobs kept us busy and yes we did our gardening, we harvested and we ate good things and sometimes i also made some pictures … Continue reading