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18 December, 2016

How to make traditional Elisen Lebkuchen

How to make traditional Elisen Lebkuchen
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Traditional Lebkuchen come from a region in Bavaria, the town of Nuernberg. The tradition reaches back to the 12th century where Nuernberg was a major trading center at the crossing of several middle age high ways. These Lebkuchen are very different to normal ginger bread. They contain ginger but no honey or flour. They are baked
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11 December, 2016

Grandma’s Christmas Stollen

Grandma’s Christmas Stollen
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Today I made a Christ Stollen or Christmas Stollen.  This is a traditional Christmas cake in Germany. There are many recipes. What I like about this one is it’s buttery taste and the flavors. Stollen needs to rest some time before being served. Some say several weeks, but I think some day’s is just fine.
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30 October, 2016

Sunflower sourdough bread with kibbled rye and wheat

Sunflower sourdough bread with kibbled rye and wheat
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The other day I got some kibbled rye and wheat, so I thought I bake a classic mix bread with it. To use the kibbled grains without having stone like pieces in your bread you need to cook them before you use it. So if you use grains always cook them 10th 150% of water
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5 August, 2016

The ultimate birthday chocolate cake

The ultimate birthday chocolate cake
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Today I post something a cake I made for my daughters birthday. After several black forest cherry cakes, “Frankfurter Kranz” and nougat cakes in the past years it needed to be something special and different. Something taking it to the next level. I came across a recipe in a cake making class and had to
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23 July, 2016

Sunflower Seeds and Oats bread – Glutenfree and low carb

Sunflower Seeds and Oats bread – Glutenfree and low carb
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Yesterday I tried a new recipe for a gluten free and low carb bread. It contains oats, which are low in carbohydrates (12% carb) and can be eaten by most people with gluten intolerance. This bread does not have any yeast or sourdough and is quick and easy made. Just mixing all ingredients in a
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26 June, 2016

Rhubarb cake with custard cream and crumble

Rhubarb cake with custard cream and crumble
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Yesterday on the Saturday Market I got some fresh rhubarb and I thought to make a juicy creamy crumbled cake with it. There are so many recipes for rhubarb cakes but I want it to be like my grandmas cake. It was not so sweet, and I like the sourness of the rhubarb. But it was
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