Grandma’s 72nd Birthday


Yesterday was grandma’s 72nd birthday, and of course the family celebrated it and sat together. The sister of my grandma did bake one delicious tart and one delicious cake, and grandma bought the third one in a store. The tart on the photo above is baked by her sister, it was a very delicious peach tart. We always agree, she knows how to bake tarts. She did also create cakes that we call “Amerikaner” here, translated that means “American”, it’s the cake with the smile you see below. This cake is just called that way since I can think, probably … Continue reading Grandma’s 72nd Birthday

It’s That Time Again, Chocolate Gingerbread!


It’s fall, and that is the time when they start to sell chocolate gingerbread again in German stores. Did I ever mention that I love chocolate gingerbread? After so much years blogging I am not sure if I did but I wouldn’t be surprised if I mentioned it anywhere on my blog. I am not really a big fan of sweets, in fact I would rather make me a salad than clutching at sweets, however, that really can change in the fall season. Gingerbread glazed with chocolate is one of the reasons! Continue reading It’s That Time Again, Chocolate Gingerbread!

My Birthday Cakes 2014


Yesterday was my birthday and I became 33 years old. How time flies! I wouldn’t say that I am now in a midlife crisis but it definitely makes me thoughtful anyway. However, the better thinking is that we should be happy about each year of our life. I celebrated this with my family yesterday and I should go on with a tradition of my blog, I should post my birthday cakes as I did it last year too. This year we had less cakes on the table as we did celebrate in a smaller circle as some family members were … Continue reading My Birthday Cakes 2014