Berlin is experiencing a beautiful summer right now – sunsets at 10 pm, hot days and warm nights, green trees and flowers everywhere, blue skies and lots of sunshine. This is rare here, so it’s important to enjoy every minute. Of course icecream is a big part of that, and it’s nice to always have some in the freezer. The easiest way to get there is to make popsicles. [Read more…] about Coconut ginger icecream pops
This recipe was born out of a need to use up a bag of puffed quinoa. It turned out to be a really delicious, sweet, creamy and crunchy snack, which takes minimal effort. We just finished this batch and I already feel like making more. [Read more…] about Puffed quinoa- cocoa butter bars
Semolina is by now probably my favorite porridge, before oats, quinoa or anything else. Especially in wintertime when the mornings are still dark, candles are lit in the kitchen and you watch the grey day unfold slowly outside. This one here is a rather summery version with blueberries (thank god I froze a lot of them during warmer months, but of course any fruit work well with semolina, thinking of apples or quince or oranges – for which there’s actually another recipe on this blog). Coconut milk is perfect to make the semolina extra creamy and milky. The lemon pairs nicely with the blueberries, and the turmeric is just an extra twist – it’s slightly bitter, but I love putting it on things just because it’s so healthy and the color makes me happy.
[Read more…] about Milky coconut semolina porridge with blueberries, lemon zest and turmeric
Galettes are my favorite things to bake, because they are so easy. They can be sweet or savory, with fruits or vegetables, vegan or with butter. In the summer, they are obviously a perfect way to eat lots of summer fruit. Plums, nectarines, strawberries, blueberries, peaches, apricots or figs all work great as toppings. Serve it with ice cream or whipped cream if you like.
[Read more…] about Summer berry galette (vegan)
Socca is a delicious, light but flavorful chickpea-flour pancake from Southern France (and similar things exist in other countries of course, Italy for example, where it’s called farinata). It’s actually street food, so it’s simple and easy to make and tastes great even without any special toppings. A little ground cumin in the dough helps to enhance the slightly earthy chickpea flavor, and sea salt and olive oil round it off.
[Read more…] about Socca with avocado, peas and mint