About one year ago, I graduated from my Bachelor’s program. Guess what the first thing I did afterwards was – yep, you’re right: it was baking. After all these long days in the lab, baking without time pressure and smelling and tasting freshly harvested ingredients again was so fulfilling! At the farmer’s market, I had found … More Celebrating summer – Rhubarb Guglhupf with Ginger Icing
Spring is slowly approaching, even here in Berlin. In between grey and rainy days there are glimpses of the earliest colorful flowers detectable as well as the warmth of the first few sunny afternoons. With the fading grey, a new spirit of life also seems to return, which makes me kinda happy and feel alive again! … More Apple crumble cake
When I was in 8 or 9 years old, I attended a cooking club at school. One afternoon, we made a delicious, German-style potato soup and I brought home the recipe. As I really liked that soup, my mother started to re-cook this potato soup for my brother and me every now and then. The soup … More Feel good food: pumpkin soup
It’s been a while since my last post … again, I know. To those of you who are interested why: most of my time I was working in the lab during the past year and therefore did not have so much time to spend on baking and especially taking pictures and writing down recipes. Now that … More Mint-glazed Lemon Cake
An interesting sensation is craving something you’ve never tried before. Imagine, you’ve never baked nor eaten something but suddenly, out of nothing start to feel an urgent need to eat this particular something. That’s exactly what happened to me a few weeks ago. Believe it or not, I had never made banana bread before. Although … More Feel-good banana bread
Club Mate. No Sleep. Coffee. Lots of sweets. Feeling fat, but no time for workout. It’s exam period once again. And like every semester, I’m totally behind schedule with studying, so my current home is called library. I’m here nearly every day from morning ’til evening, eat most of my meals at the canteen and … More Foolproof, satisfying brownies.