Happy Birthday Bienenstich Cake

April 27 In my world, this is a birthday cake. Holy eggs, butter, sugar, you cannot eat this every day. But, it is perfect if you’re celebrating something special, like a birthday! I made this cake for my birthday-cake-hating boyfriend. I guess when you’re a little kid cake is limited to your birthday and birthday […]

Spaetzle

April 3 My strategy to come up with a meal when I don’t know what to make (i.e. almost every night) is to think to myself, “ok, pick: grain, vegetable, sauce” and then I normally come up with something decent. For example, soba noodles, broccoli and peanut sauce or quinoa, sweet potato and miso tahini. […]

Pear and Hazelnut Dutch Baby Pancake

January 15 If you’ve never had dutch baby pancakes before, you have to give them a try. They are so easy to make and I love how they bake in the oven: crispy edges, golden brown and filed with whatever you want. They are quick and hassle free: no flipping, sticking or issues with overcooked […]

Rosti

July 12 I really hate being wrong. It is not one of my best qualities but it’s true. And I’ll admit, in the case of rosti v latke I was definitely wrong. Over the past few months, I have been making latkes, which are shredded potato pancakes traditionally served during the Jewish holiday Hannukah, for […]