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Hummus with Caramelized Onions – Hummus mit Karamellisierten Zwiebeln

On one of my recent trips to Los Angeles, I bought some fresh sourdough bread and hummus to eat in the hotel after a long day of driving. I was actually looking for plain hummus but all they had at the store was hummus with different flavours added. I wasn’t too happy about this at [...]

Chocolate Cookies – Schokoladenkekse

These chocolate cookies are almost healthy cookies. I am very excited this. Usually, I am not a big fan of American cookies but these cookies looked too good. I just had to try them. My biggest complaint with cookies, however, is the amount of sugar and of  white flour. Therefore I reduced the sugar by [...]

Hot Chocolate Chunks

As a univeristy student in Germany, I used to work in a Literature Cafe. Besides many different types of coffee, wine, juices, small snacks, cakes etc hot chocolate was on the menu. The guest received a silver tray with a cookie, a big mug with really hot milk and a few incredibly delicious chocolate chunks. The guest would then add the chocolate [...]

Homemade Whole Grain Bagels

I simply love good bread. I was asked the other day what food I miss the most from Germany and without hesitation I named bread. I really miss the German bakeries which have such a huge variety of healthy, hearty, and fresh loaves. In German dinner is called “Abendbrot” (= evening bread) and traditionally, Germans eat [...]

Honey Sweetened Pumpkin Butter

I have heard a lot about how delicious Pumpkin Butter is but I just never quite knew what this was and I have never actually tried it before. Given I had some homemade pumpkin puree this seemed like a great opportunity to find out what this pumpkin butter is all about. I admit I get really excited when I get to try food [...]

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