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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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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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once again: now rhubarb & strawberry & chocolate

Dieser Beitrag enthält Werbung – advertising.   I couldn’t resist to try another version after rhubarb season – rhubarb bake!. There are lots of rhubarb outside as well as strawberries – we are only in June. So I thought a mix of both might be quite nice. …& additionally I opted for chocolate cake…     So let’s start w/ this wonderful mountain of prepared fresh rhubarb & strawberries.

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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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chopped strawberries & no churn ice cream

Dieser Beitrag enthält Werbung – advertising.   At the moment all people seem busy w/ ice cream making at home – at least when roaming food blogs you’ll find lots of new recipes & (sometimes!) strange combinations. Unfortunately no ice cream maker is sitting somewhere in my kitchen eager to produce ice cream… Therefore I’ve to stay w/ my approach for “no churn ice cream“ (which works very well!). Which ice cream… Quite easy: I…

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