No-knead German crusty bread, Bauernbrot

Mein Bauernbrot, a no-knead German crusty Bread

I became a bread baking enthusiast a while back watching a video of a Bakery in NYC. The clip started: “It’s so easy, a four year old can do it”. I had to try, and I am hooked ever since. To enhance the flavor I add 1/2 cup of dark beer and 2 tbsp of vinegar to the flour mixture. Read about another secret ingredient I use to improve the texture in my Blog Continue reading Mein Bauernbrot, a no-knead German crusty Bread

French Liver pate

French Liver Pâté, an exotic spread for your Guests

A great spread for parties is this decadent French Liver Pâté! Sometimes I have a craving for Liverwurst. I have made the Pfälzer before, this one is different. French Liver Pâté is made with Chicken Liver and a shot of Cognac, Brandy or Sherry cooking wine Continue reading French Liver Pâté, an exotic spread for your Guests

Elderflower Syrup, Hollunderblueten Sirup

Elderflower Syrup, a refreshing drink

Elderberry shows its pretty and fragrant flowers between May and July. They buds can be used to make syrup. It is best to harvest the Elderflower buds on a dry, sunny day, when they will have the most aroma and has fully opened flowers. Then they should be harvested, preferably by cutting. Continue reading Elderflower Syrup, a refreshing drink