These are traditional austrian cookies called “Linzer Augen” which basically means linzer eyes. This is because they traditionally have three little wholes where the jam is displayed. Continue reading
Ho Ho Ho, it´s christmas time. I can´t believe how fast this year went by! I feel like we just celebrated christmas a few days ago… how can it already be christmas again?!
Well, I don´t want to complain, I mean I do love christmas, at least I like the way the smell of cinnamon fills the air, I am always looking forward to the first snow. And what I love most about christmas time is the baking part of it. Continue reading
Thank God it´s winter!
Isn´t this amazing?! I love love looove winter so much. The snow caught me by surprise yesterday afternoon during my 3rd and final drivers lesson. I was on my way to the top of the mountain (Kahlenberg) in Vienna when suddenly the snow started to fall. Continue reading
MMMHhhhhhh don´t we all love a nice piece of warm Plum cake with a side of whipped cream in late autum?! This is probably the fastest and easiest and also most delicious plum cake you have ever made. Continue reading
This is a recipe that will come in handy very often. You can use it in your coffe, hot chocolate, on ice cream or drizzle it over whipped cream. Whatever you decide to do with this recipe it will be delicious! Continue reading
This is the most basic recipe for preparing a shortcrust. It is being used to bake sugarcookies, crust for pies and cakes, tartes or tartelettes.
It is fairly easy to make. There is just one thing you should keep in mind while preparing it – don´t overkneat it. Continue reading
So, the wedding is over. As much as I enjoyed it, I am also glad that we are now husband and wife and will have a little bit of peace and quiet again. Two days after our wedding we went on our amazing honeymoon. We booked a flight in the business class with Swiss Airlines and were sooo looking forward to checking out the seats, the food and the service there. We packed our bags and went to the airport only to find out that they downgraded us Continue reading
It is finally over. Yes, I know weddings are sooo beautiful and romantic and so on, but for the bride and groom they are also very stressful. I was soooo looking forward to this magical day but also I was looking forward to it being done and dusted. The whole day was a total blurr. And now that we have the pictures from our amazing friend and photographer Melanie Koruna we can finally see what the wedding was like. Continue reading
Okay I finally did it. As I told you in my earlier post I failed the first practical exam by only a few points, so I had to retake the exam pay all the fees again and go trhough a three day torture again. No, I am just kidding about the torture part. It was a lot of fun actually. This time we were only three contestants and one of them was a friend of mine, the other one a rather nervous but very nice little lady. Continue reading
AAAHHHHHH CINNAMON! Cinnamon is by far my favourite spice ever! Whenever I pass a bakery and it smells like cinnamon I just have to get in and find out what it is they are baking and most of the time I buy it and devour it. Continue reading