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jam season: strawberry & raspberry / pineapple & lemon!

It’s summer & it’s jam season … (There are years … I missed this somehow!) So for jam season I tried a mix of strawberries w/ raspberries & lemon (zest & juice!). It turned out to be a very, very red jam w/ a sharp edge of lemon flavour! I started like: … & afterwards I tried a slightly other mix which led to a more orange-red jam: So let’s prepare some summer jam …

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vanilla muffins w/ orange flavour

Summer is in its way … autumn will come. The sweetness of summer fruit may be preserved & create desserts for some months. It may be combined w/ fluffy muffins, plain vanilla muffins w/ intense orange flavour. That’s just what I tried to create. There is some red fruit compote – in Germany it’s called Rote Grütze. Some compote will end up on a bowl & a muffins will dive into this red deliciousness. Let’s…

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sponge – jam – cream layer – fruit

Dieser Beitrag enthält Werbung – advertising. It’s summer. This year there is a real summer – seems so at least (until now). The sun is blazing, there is rain every now and then meaning that in the garden and anywhere else all is green and thriving. Sometimes it’s hot and humid – my better half & I are not so fond of it. Anyway … what to cook & bake? I suddenly remembered my sponge…

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jam days

Dieser Beitrag enthält Werbung – advertising.   How did it start? Last January on a Sunday morning before breakfast I looked for some jam. All I found was a single small jar filled w/ strawberry jam. My better half & I had run out of homemade jam – so early in the year. What to do? For the next weeks & months I bought jam in my trusted food store & I made plans for…

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little red fruit cakes everywhere

Dieser Beitrag enthält Werbung – advertising.   Do you like binge watching? We – my better half & I – do. We liked binge watching as soon as TV series appeared via DVD boxes & more than ever as soon as streaming became a commodity. During Corona times when everything (aka cinema, theaters, concert halls …) is closed streaming & binge watching is manifest.   For the record: I always was annoyed when there was…

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mashed strawberries & no churn yoghurt ice cream

Dieser Beitrag enthält Werbung – advertising.   I couldn’t resist to try another ice cream: mashed strawberry & raspberry in a yoghurt mix… It’s perfect: easy to make, full of fruity summer flavors, creamy… & you don’t need an ice cream maker!     My last post was on home-made ice cream & now there’s another one… (Don’t be afraid: I don’t intend to  reinvent this blog as a „How to make ice cream?“ blog.) I…

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