Category Archives: desserts

More for friends than for myself.. desserts are an important ‘social media’ as well

Gingerbread like I love it

Gingerbread and ginger snaps are for me the ‘symbols’ for Christmas. And a whole year I am waiting that they appear in the supermarkets. Normally that is around the end of August. But of course I would not eat them … Continue reading

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Memories of my Childhood – Ginger Cookies

As a child winter-time started for me when my mother bought ‘braune Kuchen’, ginger cookies. Thin, dark brown cookies, crispy and tasty. Then my mother would peel some apples and I had these together with the cookies as dinner. So … Continue reading

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Halloween Muffins or Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

The crazy time of Halloween is here! A little bit everywhere but for sure in the United States much more. I saw already in the beginning of October, when I was visiting San Diego, a lot of yards decorated with … Continue reading

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Last Minute Apple Cinnamon Cookies

A few days ago I stumbled over a nice super easy recipe for some quick cookies, last minute cookies. I thought it would be good to safe that page in case I need something quick and easy to prepare. And … Continue reading

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Aunty Silvia’s Chocolate Nut Cake

Some days ago I was looking for some books I have in boxes and I found an old recipe notebook of my mother. She didn’t enjoy too much cooking or baking and so I was super curious what this is. … Continue reading

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