Humble crumble: easy finish to a perfect dinner

Blueberry and Pineapple Crumble

When it comes to desserts the world seems to fall into two camps: chocolate lovers and fruit lovers. No one will ever accuse me of short-serving my many chocolate-loving guests, but this one’s for the other half. This simple blueberry and pineapple crumble will delight all fruit lovers at the dinner table, and maybe even… 

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Easy Apricot Cake

Easy Apricot Cake

This Apricot Cake is a fail-safe dessert. Our dinner guests just love it: the crunchy almonds on top mixing with the slightly caramelized cinnamon sugar, the light and crumbly texture of the cake batter and the delicious moist apricot slices just work so well together. You can assemble the apricot cake in just a few… 

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Dessert with Strawberries and Yohurt

Strawberries and Yoghurt Foam

Here in New York we are experiencing what we hope are the last days of winter. After this long, cold season with all its rich and comforting foods, I am starting to long for dishes on the lighter side: a fresh salad, maybe some crunchy early-season vegetables. But my strongest urge at the moment is… 

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Parmesan Crisps - Apetizer

Parmesan Crisps with Goat Cheese Mousse

If you are planning a cocktail party and are in need of a sure-fire appetizer hit, these delicious Parmesan Crips with Goat Cheese Mousse should do the trick. Everybody will love the crunchy parmesan wafers crackling in their mouths while trying to get to the cool, savory mousse of goat cheese, herbs, and tiny morsels… 

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Bread and Butter

Simple Pleasure: Sourdough Bread

A slice of crusty sourdough bread with some good butter is one of the simple and great food pleasures a foodie (or even a non-foodie!)  can have. It’s hard to find this kind of bread, even in New York City. Growing up in Germany, we had multiple bakeries just around the corner from our home…. 

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