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
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
This simple syrup is a real treasure. You can use it for so many different things and more importantly you can flavour it with all your different kinds of flavours. I mostly use the syrup to moisten my cakes. You just cook it, let it cool for a bit and than either let it drip over the cakes or take a baking brush dip it in the syrup and then press it on you cake base. Continue reading
There is something about a great hot apple pie that just makes me eat the whole thing by myself. My all time favorite spice is cinnamon, that´s why I add a lot of it to my apple pie recipes. The combination of apples and cinnamon is one of the best and most delicious combinations there is. Continue reading
My wonderful fiancé is obsessed with vanilla. He loves everything vanilla… vanilla scented candles, vanilla cakes, vanilla coke, vanilla perfume, I could go on all day. Thats why his all time favourite cookies are the vanilla crescents. I am thinking about making them for my pastry chef exam in june. Continue reading