Beetroot Dip

  It is nice to be able to go to the market again without wondering if we will have a side serving of Ecoli. It is crazy to think that the cause of… Continue reading

Rainy Garden

  This last week, we have both been quite sick – hence the lack of posts. I feel quite guilty. Over the past few weeks it has been hard to come up with… Continue reading

Homemade Lemonade

Summer has definitely arrived, well, it was here last week. By the time we got used to sitting in the park sunning ourselves, it was gone again. It really was hot. Hot enough… Continue reading

A Simple Salad

  As I’m sure you have all heard, Germany has been plagued with an outbreak of Ecoli bacteria, mostly in cucumbers and other fresh vegetables. The German government has urged the people not… Continue reading


  We have been on a diet for the last few weeks, trying to shed the winter weight. This means that I haven’t been baking as much as usual, if you are wondering… Continue reading

A Tour of Our Balcony Garden

A quick post, as I came home to something amazing. Definitely made my day (yesterday), and I wanted to share it with the world. Some of the photos are a little dodgy, as… Continue reading

Crispy Polenta and Italian Sausages

I have spent several months leading up to this moment – when I attempt to cook polenta for L, and she actually eats it. During our whirlwind trip to Italy last year, we… Continue reading

Asparagus Salad

Germany is asparagus crazy at the moment. They absolutely love it. Little asparagus stalls pop up around the city during Spring. The white asparagus is especially something special for them, normally eaten boiled… Continue reading

Lemon Gin Cocktail

The weather recently has been beautiful, too good to be true for May in Hamburg. It has been so warm that we have been drinking lots of summery cocktails. One of our favourites… Continue reading

Spinach and Prawn Pasta

I must confess, I have had this post ready for the last week, but I have been unable to start it. Writers block? So I am simply just going to write it or… Continue reading