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Authentic German Food: Braised Beef Rolls or Roulades

It is the way it is: my sweetie pie likes German cuisine. I grew up in Germany but never learnt how to cook there and never liked the German cuisine very much. In fact: my favorite German recipes are pancakes … Continue reading

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The Invisible Apple Cake

Some days ago a friend of mine found an interesting apple cake she wanted to prepare. Honestly I think she didn’t yet. But I was intrigued and gave it a try – gluten-free version. Seen on the photo the cake … Continue reading

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A Traditional Christmas Pastry from Naples

One of our traditional pastries for Christmas time are the mostaccioli or mustaccioli. They are cookies covered in chocolate with a soft or harder inside. The name comes from the original version when they were made with grape must (as … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Jaffa Cakes with Lemon

Jaffa cakes I have known in Ireland. The first year I came to live here I discovered them one day on the shelf of my favorite store. And they ended up in my shopping trolley/cart. Back in the car I … Continue reading

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A Pumpkin Bundt Cake for Coffee Klatch

Bundt Cake – I always thought what a strange name. And the spelling is even more interesting as it seems to be German. Which I found out, is right. The Bundt cake is inspired by the German-speaking countries Gugelhupf cake. … Continue reading

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