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Sourdough waffles

Sourdough waffles

I will continue with the quick breakfast theme. Waffles for me is another idea of a quick, no fuss breakfast best suited for busy mornings. This is because I cook my waffles in advance and freeze them. Then I all have to do in the morning in is simply put them in the toaster straights from the freezer. This make them deliciously warm, crispy on the outside and fluffy in the middle. Just add handful of berries and a drizzle…

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Blackberries frozen yoghurt and coulis

Blackberries frozen yoghurt and coulis

I must be mad. I am offering you two recipes for the price of one! But I cannot help myself when it comes to blackberries. They are probably my favourite berries. I love foraging for them in late August and early September. When ripe they taste absolutely wonderful and are a good source of vitamin C and K. This year was particularly good for blackberries and the harvest was great! I ended with so many of them that I had…

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Blueberry clafoutis

Blueberry clafoutis

We are at the top of berry and soft fruit season. Warm and sunny summer gives us plenty of strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, cherries, blackcurrants etc. My in laws have so many raspberries this year that they feature in our diet pretty much daily now. I already made several jars of blackcurrant jam with chia seeds (give it a go by the way, it’s amazing!). But this recipe is about blueberries. Last weekend I had to figure out how to use…

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Buchty

Buchty

It is good to have some nice, sweet baked things at Easter and now it is perfect timeto practice. Fortunately my wife’s birthday is mid March and for me it is perfect excuse to practice baking nice things. This year my better half requested Buchty. I used to bake them more often in the past and this time she wanted to have them again. I like to think about Buchty as eastern European answer to brioche. I know, the purists…

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Super quick cake in a mug – no baking!

Super quick cake in a mug – no baking!

What do you do when your pregnant wife has a cake craving and you need to act fast? You make a super quick microwave sponge in a mug and serve with some cream and fruits. Obviously! I know it will not replace properly baked sponge cake but if you need to make a quick dessert this is just perfect solution. It is so simple you can make it almost anywhere as long as you have a large ceramic mug and…

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