Tag: pastry

Oven-Baked Carnival Donuts

Oven-Baked Carnival Donuts

Today is Altweiber (carnivals Thursday) and it is so much fun to look at all the Fasching and carnival pictures on Instagram and Facebook. Our friends in Germany are busy celebrating: Dressed up as giraffes, mermaids, cowboys, burglars and consorts, they are really enjoying the […]

How to make pretzel rolls, buns and braids

How to make pretzel rolls, buns and braids

  Pretzels dipped in sweet mustard is my GoTo food, when everyone else is eating their Weißwurst. In my opinion, the golden brown pastry is the actual queen at any Frühschoppen (German for pre-lunch drinking) table, and definitely not the pale, Bavarian cooked sausage, with […]

Crème Pâtissière or homemade custard

Crème Pâtissière or homemade custard

  If you, by any chance, happen to drive past our house in the afternoon, you may find me sitting on one of our red bar stools, leaning over a huge book and talking to myself: “I could cook that, and I should really try […]

FavoritePlaces: Wild Love Bakehouse

FavoritePlaces: Wild Love Bakehouse

Sometimes I’m moved to tears by the strangest things: cartoons, hammer drills (long story), my first house that I’ve finished as an architect or in this case a chocolate croissant.  The story behind the last one is quickly told: a move to America, a little […]