Cherry Cake

Sometimes best things happen when you have left overs …you can be creative and invent a new dish or you immediately know that you have enough left over stuff that will suffice for a certain recipe. Latter one was the case when I had some left over pickled cherries…. and I indeed had the perfect…

Red Wine Cake

Sometimes it feels akward to share family recipes – they are  so precious that I feel I need to keep them top secret 🙂 … this is what I also had in mind when baking lately my mother’s Red Wine Cake. But since I am blogging about what I am cooking, baking and, yes, also…

To Do in Berlin

As I had done sight seeing already my first times I had been to Berlin, I didn’t do it anymore. The weather was also too bad to take pictures while passing by some typical tourist spots (On the sunny day I took the picture above, but on the other days it was rainy and snowy)….

La Vitrola

This a cuban style fine dining restaurant at Cartagena. The food is diverse, but even if you can order meat dishes the focus is also here on seafood. Since it’s fresh from the coast, I can recommend it. I went for Prawns and Pasta, recommendable: Langostinos Indonesios (with Tamarind and Bell Pepper Sauce). Although the…

Pumpkin Pie

I usually serve Pumpkin Pie as my Thanksgiving dessert. Before I started celebrating Thanksgiving a couple of years ago, I had no idea how a Pumpkin Pie would taste like and neither had my friends (it is just an unusual cake in Germany). But actually it is so delicious that we continued having it as…

Lemon Cake

Today (Sunday) I was lazy, almost doing nothing. But at least I managed to bake a lemon cake. I have baked my lemon cakes according to the recipe below for several years already and I am always satisfied with the result. Even though the texture is compact, the lemon and lime balance this out with…