Tea Time at Chateau Laurier in Ottawa - Very British - that is Canada especially during tea time. Especially in autumn, winter and spring it is fun to be pampered with afternoon tea in the elegant ambience of the Chateau Laurier.
There is hardly a pie recipe in the USA that is as typical for fall as an American Pumpkin Pie Recipe that is easy to prepare. A pumpkin pie always whets my appetite for a cozy coffee break by the warm stove. If you want to bake an American pumpkin pie yourself, you will find the right recipe for it here.
Filled wafers that are filled with nut cream, chocolate or other flavor ingredients are often used as souvenirs in the Great Spa Towns of Europe with a picture or lettering printed on them. The Karlovy Vary wafers are well known. However, they are not only found there.
Sachertorte from Austria Here I say "typically Austrian". There is the Hotel Sacher both in Vienna and in Salzburg in the Salzburger Land. The Sachertorte is served in both. To complicate things, the Sachertorte is also available in the Imperial and Royal Court Confectionery Demel. An intriguing story of how it came about. The Sachertorte is[…]
This recipe for a plum cake from a tin with marzipan and almond crumbles can be prepared well with frozen plums. The plum cake is made with batter.
Did you know that a Smaland-style cheesecake takes seven hours to finish? No? We were surprised too. We were invited to Stella Nilsson's farm near Braas in Smaland.
The French pastry Madeleines originally comes from Commercy. This is a small town in the Meuse department in the Grand Est region in north-eastern France. With this recipe you can bake them yourself.
English Muffins These tea time muffins are perfect for celebrating tea time at home. We have already proven on our travels that we like English tea time. Again and again we like to go to tea rooms or hotels where you can enjoy tea in such an elegant way. In Germany [...]
French baking: fig cake recipe A fig cake recipe that whets your appetite. Yesterday we tested that French baking is also fun at home with this fig cake recipe from France. If you feel the same way as we do, then every now and then you bring the taste of your travel destination into your own kitchen. We were in the spring of this [...]
The plum pudding is part of the traditional Christmas festival in Great Britain like the Christmas stollen here - with this plum pudding recipe you can make your own Christmas pudding. And maybe a little tastier than this traditional dessert is generally said to be.