Recent Deliciousness

Homemade Kimchi, Peanut Butter Miso Spread & Buckwheat Pancakes

Homemade Kimchi, Peanut Butter Miso Spread & Buckwheat Pancakes

May sound odd but it’s a real game changer! Trust me. This is the real deal. I do realise that this recipe is very multi-layered, but the combination is just so worth it. In case you feel like only making Kimchi today, go for it! 

Easy Vegan Hazelnut Cake

Easy Vegan Hazelnut Cake

An easy peasy loaf to quickly whip together, pour into a cake tin and bake. It is delicious on its own but can also be enjoyed with toppings of your choice: stirred berries, coconut yoghurt and maple syrup, peanut butter, apple slices, chopped dark chocolate 

The Easiest Nut & Seed Loaf You’ll Ever Bake (V, GF)

The Easiest Nut & Seed Loaf You’ll Ever Bake (V, GF)

Baking bread doesn’t have to be difficult. This easy loaf is honestly too easy. Baking bread and not having to knead any dough? Yet full of flavour and crunch? YES, that’s right! Simply throw together all the ingredients listed below, let time do its trick 

Roasted Peanut Chocolate Cups with Date & Peanut Butter Caramel (V, GF)

Roasted Peanut Chocolate Cups with Date & Peanut Butter Caramel (V, GF)

Are you into Reese’s peanut butter cups? Then I’ve got something for ya: these little roasted peanut chocolate treats are not only filled with peanut butter & date caramel and therefore irresistible, but they’re also a much healthier version! Your sweet tooth will be grateful 

Vegan Almond & Chocolate Madeleines with Sesame Seeds

Vegan Almond & Chocolate Madeleines with Sesame Seeds

Usually, madeleines are filled with butter, sugar, eggs and flour. But they don’t have to be! These little vegan madeleines are fluffy, chocolatey and  beautiful when paired with roasted sesame seeds. Plant-based treats that feel indulgent but aren’t really!  Prep Time: 20 min Baking Time: 

Vegan Spelt Scones with Almonds and Raisins

Vegan Spelt Scones with Almonds and Raisins

Prep Time: 20 min Baking Time: 15-18 min Total Time: 35-38 min Servings: 8 scones    For this recipe you’ll need:  1 3/4 cups spelt flour  1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 2 tbsp maple syrup pinch of salt 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 

Spelt Focaccia with Rosemary

Spelt Focaccia with Rosemary

I mean, who doesn’t taste the love that goes into the craft of baking a beautifully soft and fluffy yet wholesome and herbed focaccia? Exactly! That is why today we’re using our hands to shape a gorgeous focaccia – no need to be afraid of 

Vegan Banana Bread with Oats & Walnuts

Vegan Banana Bread with Oats & Walnuts

Breakfast, snack, dessert, starter – this banana bread can be everything and anything! We all need more banana bread in our lives, wouldn’t you sign this petition if it was one?    Prep time: 10 min  Baking time: 45 – 50 min  Total Time: 55 

Vegan Brunch Class – next date to be announced

Vegan Brunch Class – next date to be announced

A little bit about me and why I care about this event:  I am a recipe developer, food photographer and food blogger who deeply cares about community and sharing. My love for food stretches far and reaches from creating menus to digging deep into nutritional 

Who Would Have Thought – New Beginnings Dinner Event

Who Would Have Thought – New Beginnings Dinner Event

Let’s dive right into it and start this text with an insight: dinner parties are my thing, but there’s a but. Dinner parties or any sort of gathering with friends, acquaintances and strangers bears some awkwardness. To me, most social settings do.  When thrown into 

Food Blogger Dinner At Nightkitchen

Food Blogger Dinner At Nightkitchen

This was a special kind of dinner: one for food bloggers!  The dinner was hosted by Nightkitchen, an Israeli restaurant in Berlin – imagine dishes such as roasted cauliflower, eggplant, fruity salads and tahini dips! Their approach to gastronomy other than serving mouthwatering food?   

The Saving Produce Dinnerparty

The Saving Produce Dinnerparty

Cooking together is so much more fun! I do really enjoy to stand in the kitchen on my own (it’s my favourite meditation practice of ’em all), but to share this creative space with another person (assuming that there are enough chopping boards) is highly 

Vegan Brownies with Oats & Applesauce

Vegan Brownies with Oats & Applesauce

Most of us love chocolate. And brownies. So here we are: a vegan brownie recipe that does not require butter, refined sugar or white flour. This gooey dream is super tasty, full of chocolate and GOOD for you (in moderation, of course – let’s not 

Cooking in Nature

Cooking in Nature

On at gloomy, rainy Saturday morning not long ago, I was sitting in the German countryside, where there isn’t much but trees and birds and fields and deer. And fireplaces. And freshly brewed coffee. As well as a CD selection of Bach’s cello sonatas. And 

Kale Chips Roasted With Miso & Pumpkinseed Butter

Kale Chips Roasted With Miso & Pumpkinseed Butter

Lucky us: these kale chips are not only devour-worthy but also highly nutritious at the same time! The pumpkinseed butter and miso marinade make these gorgeous kale leafs super yum and crunchy. Do you have a movie night coming up? These chips may be just 

Bulgur Salad with Pumpkin, Beets, Sage & Dried Apricots

Bulgur Salad with Pumpkin, Beets, Sage & Dried Apricots

This salad is going to convert those who don’t usually like salads! Trust me, it will! It has crunch, chewiness, spices, freshness, creaminess – sheer goodness!  Prep Time: 20 min Cooking Time: 45 min Total: 1 hour 5 min Servings: 3 – 4 For this 

Vegan Pumpkin Pie with Buckwheat Crust

Vegan Pumpkin Pie with Buckwheat Crust

      Prep Time: 30 min Baking Time: 50 min – 1 hour Total Time: 80 – 90 min + min. 2 – 3 hrs cooling Servings: one lush pumpkin pie   For this recipe you will need:   For the crust 5 tbsp cold 

Vegan Cornbread Zucchini Pancakes

Vegan Cornbread Zucchini Pancakes

Pancakes are one of my absolute favourite breakfasts – I simply don’t get tired of them! Banana and buckwheat, oat and poppy seed, chocolate with berries! All yummy, delicious and nutritious. But cornbread and zucchini? If I’m sure about that combination? Yes I am, and 

Tahini Molasses Cookies with Black Sesame Seeds (V, GF)

Tahini Molasses Cookies with Black Sesame Seeds (V, GF)

    life on sesame street is pretty healthy Coming from Asia and East Africa, sesame seeds are derived from a plant called Sesamum indicum. Its compounds show a vast variety of vitamins, minerals and natural oils which are extremely beneficial for our physical and mental health. 

Almond, Parsley and Feta Dip

Almond, Parsley and Feta Dip

an ode to almonds Almonds are tree nuts that are very high in monounsaturated fats, protein, fiber and other essential nutrients. For example, almonds provide you with magnesium, manganese and vitamin E which is a fat-soluble antioxidant that helps to build up and maintain cell membranes in your body. 

Maple Roasted Plums with Coconut Yoghurt & Pumpkin Seeds (V, GF)

Maple Roasted Plums with Coconut Yoghurt & Pumpkin Seeds (V, GF)

A dessert worth having for breakfast: cinnamon roasted plums with maple syrup, coconut yoghurt and toasted pepitas!

Rye bread with Guacamole, Mushrooms & Pickled Onion (V)

Rye bread with Guacamole, Mushrooms & Pickled Onion (V)

A different kind of sandwich. Are you lacking inspiration sometimes? Me too. I oftentimes find myself ending up eating that same old guacamole sandwich topped with a few fresh cherry tomatoes – delicious but boring after a while. Let’s add some newness, shall we? Prep 

Vegan Fudgy Beetroot Brownies (GF)

Vegan Fudgy Beetroot Brownies (GF)

These vegan fudge beetroot brownies are so so tasty! I know that beetroot in brownies may sound odd at first – but trust me: this is good!

Vegan Beetroot & Walnut Dip

Vegan Beetroot & Walnut Dip

Vegan Beetroot Walnut Dip Recipe with Crackers and Tomatoes

Vegan Fig & Hazelnut Spelt Scones with Cardamom & Orange

Vegan Fig & Hazelnut Spelt Scones with Cardamom & Orange

Quick & easy recipe for vegan spelt scones that contain hazelnuts, orange, cardamom and dried figs.

Quinoa Mushroom & Parsley Risotto

Quinoa Mushroom & Parsley Risotto

This North Italian dish usually uses Arborio rice – but who said that quinoa can’t do a similar job?    Prep Time: 5 min Cooking Time: 30 min Servings: 2  For this recipe you will need:  350 g mushrooms, sliced 1 red onion, chopped 3 

Fig, Thyme & Hazelnut Bread with Goats Cheese & Roasted Peaches

Fig, Thyme & Hazelnut Bread with Goats Cheese & Roasted Peaches

I am German and it shows: I love a good loaf of wholesome bread, especially when it contains nuts and some sort of dried fruit! I just love that crunch and chewiness combined in a loaf of goodness! When I was still a kid, my 

Homemade Labneh with Mushrooms & Spinach

Homemade Labneh with Mushrooms & Spinach

Making your own labneh is easy-peasy, did you know that? All you need is thick Greek yoghurt and a cheese cloth or nut milk bag to let the yoghurt hang for a few hours – the excess liquid will drip from it and leave you 

Vegan Chocolate & Peanutbutter Swirl Bar (GF)

Vegan Chocolate & Peanutbutter Swirl Bar (GF)

Vegan Chocolate & Peanutbutter Swirl Bar (GF)

Vegan Cinnamon-Spiced Almond Cookies with Peanut Butter Chocolate Topping (V, GF)

Vegan Cinnamon-Spiced Almond Cookies with Peanut Butter Chocolate Topping (V, GF)

Vegan Cinnamon-Spiced Almond Cookies with Peanut Butter & Chocolate Topping (GF)

Porridge with Turmeric & Cinnamon Spiced Apple

Porridge with Turmeric & Cinnamon Spiced Apple

Breakfast. A good time of the day because it promises food. Are you into porridge? Me too. I usually simply stir oats, water and oat milk into a creamy consistency, add a sprinkle of cinnamon and then add raspberry chia jam, roasted nuts and peanut 

Vegan Banana & Hazelnut Brownies

Vegan Banana & Hazelnut Brownies

Vegan Chocolate brownies. Need I say anything more than that? Or are these words enough to summon up dreamy images of melted chocolate, slightly sticky dough and ideally roasted hazelnuts on top? This is not a dream. This may very soon be your kitchen’s reality 

Spinach & Feta Fritters with Caramelised Onion

Spinach & Feta Fritters with Caramelised Onion

These herbed spinach & feta fritters are the dream! I feel like merely looking at them already makes me healthy. Eat your colours is what I tell you almost every second day, right? So here we are: becoming green as a leaf of spinach. Many 

Vegan Pumpkin Seed & Banana Breakfast Muffins

Vegan Pumpkin Seed & Banana Breakfast Muffins

A good old and not to sweet muffin is worth gold – yet difficult to find. I never understood why baked goods or any sweet need to be that sweet! As if all that should be detected by our tastebuds is sugar – what about 

Italian Gem – MINI CULT BISTRO

Italian Gem – MINI CULT BISTRO

Hidden gems are what make the eating-out culture interesting, don’t you agree? I do not go out for food very often but when I do, I try to make sure that the place is special. Special in what way? In terms of food, of course!  

Sweet Potato Kumpir with Guacamole and Cumin roasted chickpeas

Sweet Potato Kumpir with Guacamole and Cumin roasted chickpeas

I’m sure you’ve heard of kumpir – baked potato filled with cheese, corn and other ingredients. I thought it would be a great idea to change things up a bit (I’m not too excited about potato and cheese to be honest) and bake a batch 

Pumpkin Potluck Party

Pumpkin Potluck Party

This year’s pumpkin season was celebrated BIG. With a party. A pumpkin party. In fact, a pumpkin party with so many pumpkin-inspired dishes that we almost (but really only almost) got tired of pumpkin again.  But let’s be honest, I’ve eaten a similar type of 

Miriam’s Hygge Dinner

Miriam’s Hygge Dinner

Hygge – this is the Danish word for a feeling we can experience in a warm space where we gather with kind people to share a meal. Hygge is a way of living, it is a word created to grasp the feeling of being at 

Living A Very French Life

Living A Very French Life

Welcome to the very picturesque countryside of la France where cows gleefully chew their grass and birds build their cosy nests. For some reason I am very drawn to this country, though the reason does not entail the word croissant – I promise. This time, 

Supper Club – Time For A Picnic

Supper Club – Time For A Picnic

Summer has arrived – it’s hot, it’s sweaty, it’s sunny and about time for a lush picnic in the beautiful, stunning, lush park in front of our house! We gathered a bunch of fellow foodies (some of whom you know already such as Lloyd, the 

Nate’s Porridge Party

Nate’s Porridge Party

Nothing in this world is at it seems. Except, possibly, porridge. – Stephen Fry Nate, also known as the Willy Wonka of Porridge, is much excited about oats. Oats? Yes, oats! He does enjoy food in general but his special love and attention go to our 

Supper Club – Ottolenghi’s Levant

Supper Club – Ottolenghi’s Levant

I recently moved to a new apartment in Berlin (one that is closer to trees and lakes and funnily enough wild boars). When moving here, I might have dropped the words  I am a foodie. Did that resonate with my new housemate Stella? Very likely. Because 

Vegan Coffee, Chocolate & Banana Loaf

Vegan Coffee, Chocolate & Banana Loaf

Coffee, chocolate and banana in one loaf? On top of all of this walnuts? HELL YES! I love baking loafs of any sort, because it gives me an accomplished feeling when pulling a risen loaf out of the oven! Banana bread is one of my 

Melissa’s First Picnic Of The Season

Melissa’s First Picnic Of The Season

This is Melissa.  Melissa is a ray of sunshine. She comes from South Africa and it seems that she brought some of that African sun with her to Berlin. It’s been a while since we last saw each other so it was lovely to be 

Garlic Roasted Aubergine with Tahini Dip & Coriander

Garlic Roasted Aubergine with Tahini Dip & Coriander

Whenever I get home knowing that this meal is awaiting me, I get super excited. I am a fan of colourful bowls filled with roasted veggies, fresh herbs and a creamy, rich and flavourful dips to finish it off! Roasted eggplant is so yummy when 

The “I Love Butterbeans” Hummus

The “I Love Butterbeans” Hummus

If you spend a least a little bit of time with me, you will have heard this sentence recently: ‘I LOVE BUTTERBEANS’! I annoy my housemate, sibling, friends and office colleagues with this and once they taste that heavenly take on hummus, they very well 

Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Spicy Buckwheat

Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Spicy Buckwheat

Soup is boring? I don’t think so! I know some people who claim to not enjoy soup as much as other dishes and I think I know why: the soups they had up until this point missed one essential ingredient: crunch. Yep, crunch is what 

Lloyd’s Saag, Dal & Fesenjan

Lloyd’s Saag, Dal & Fesenjan

This is Lloyd. Lloyd is a one of a kind. The first time we met, he walked into my living room, took a look at one of my plants and then – he saved it. Is this the modern version of heroism? I think so. 

Food Choices

Food Choices

When someone offers me a chocolate chip cookie, I am not very likely to take it. Why? Because nothing in me wants it: not my taste buds, not my food-loving heart and not my body that wants to be nourished. However, that does not mean 

Raspberry & Peanut Butter Swirl Cake (V, GF)

Raspberry & Peanut Butter Swirl Cake (V, GF)

I’m sorry, you guys, because I hope that I don’t bore you with my beloved favourite ingredient: peanut butter! I honestly put this into nearly everything, whether savoury or sweet. Do I ever get tired? (Un)Fortunately not. This cake is peanut-butter-loaded, so it can only 

Birthday Recap

Birthday Recap

My fellow foodies, I turned 25 years old! The quarter of a century. I think I like that number. 25. Yes, sounds about right! I celebrated in Berlin together with a colourful bunch of friends. Two friends of those in fact, Sofie and Sanna, came 

Flourless Banana & Peanut Butter Bread

Flourless Banana & Peanut Butter Bread

A banana bread that requires no flour and contains oats and peanut butter? Yes, please! This recipe will change your brunch game, trust me!

Lentil & Sweet Potato Curry with Curcuma

Lentil & Sweet Potato Curry with Curcuma

Curry dishes are on my list of quick & easy default dinners. I tend to adapt them depending on which spices or veggies I have in the house, which makes this a very convenient and diverse meal. I usually always have coconut milk, curry paste,