The curious incident of the bunny in the Easter-time

I know I’m not really blogging a lot the last weeks…maybe I get more time and a clearer head in the future…. But here’s a short review on our Easter weekend, starting with Good Friday and our Meatless dinner: I made a Pasta with mussels and squid 1 glass fish stock 200 ml white wine…

Herbal Fancy Food – Part 1

Hi there, it’s been a long time since my last post, but I’m so busy at the moment…..V_v…. but I have found a few minutes to try a new recipe for cookies and this one I’m going to share with you out there… Rosemary cookies: 1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1 cup…

The tragic fate of Humpty Dumpty and the Fish-Footman

It’s Friday again 🙂 and a really warm and sunny one here in Germany, much too warm for this part of the year, more May or June than March…but it was a great day for cleaning our balcony. Our tomatoes last year had been a disaster, so we decided to plant only bell peppers and…

The cat formerly known as Paula Pummel

I’ve already told you about my Mum’s new cat Paula Pummel, but I have to rectify some facts: there is no Paula Pummel anymore, because now welcome Molly Moppel!! Mum decided to rename the sad and anxious cat, so she could leave her past behind and I think she starts enjoying her new life. First…

New Season: bring out the bunny!

After St. Patrick’s Day we decided that it’s time to search for our Easter decoration: Look at these two guys! Aren’t they just great..  

Today’s Dinner: Labskaus, easy and fishy

Today my sista made Labskaus, a Nordic German dinner, really not very common down here in Bavaria. It’s eaten with salted herring, typical for recipes from the Nordic Sea, but in South Germany nobody really likes fish, except maybe fishfingers… It looks like this: Ingredients: 2 onions, cubed 1 can corned beef, cubed 5 potatoes,…

We need to talk about Lennard

Before we have to discuss serious events concerning our cat Lennard, I want to start with pictures of our ‘One day ahead-St. Patrick’s Day Dinner’ We started to day with delicious Oatmeal Bread (made by me) – yes, no Soda Bread, I never managed to make a proper one so I gave it up. The…

Paula Pummel, a ray of light in a dark hour

Hi everybody! I’ve got very sad news, Mimi  – my mother’s cat I – is dead, acute kidney injury. She really wanted to live up till her 18th birthday on March 11th, Saturday evening she started getting weaker and weaker. On Monday she passed away. I still haven’t realized that she’s gone – losing someone…

Ithaca – or planning the week and enjoying the sun

Last Friday Hannibal got his Globules! It took them quite a long time cuz the shop sent them on a odyssey back to our old address 😦 But at last they reached the shores of Ithaca . We started Hannibal’s cure with 5 pulsatilla a day for his cold and hopefully he will get better soon….