Tag: sweet

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 […]

MICHELLE’S LEBKUCHEN RECIPE

MICHELLE’S LEBKUCHEN RECIPE

I’m so happy to introduce you to wonderful Michelle, a lovely friend I’ve meet via Instagram. She’s a crazy talent baker, enthusiastic blogger and German food lover. She’s the perfect fit for Ginger by Choice and so I was absolutely thrilled when she agreed to […]

Homemade Vanilla Sugar

Homemade Vanilla Sugar

Let’s talk about Christmas cookies! I really love the American ones during the holidays, however, I have to admit that I prefer the huge variety of the German cookies. I’m super sorry you guys but as soon as I see some Linzer Augen (Linzer eyes), […]

Thought of the Week: Wedding Cake

Thought of the Week: Wedding Cake

  Photo credit to Nici und Marc HOCHZEIT- UND FAMILIENFOTOGRAFIE.     Everyone has their own opinion about wedding cakes. Personally, I think they’re a fantastic addition for every wedding and I’m so glad we had one (made by the fantastic Fabienne aka Bella Berta). […]

Fall Buffet with Apple Pancakes

Fall Buffet with Apple Pancakes

  Fall slowly arrives, so we’re finally saying Bikini Goodbye! and chef hat Hello! During those days with high temperatures no one of us really enjoyed standing in front of the hot stove to sizzle or roast. Now, with a cool breeze from the porch […]

Banana Pudding – a Southern Dessert

Banana Pudding – a Southern Dessert

  When we go out to our favorite BBQ place, I always get super excited because of their dessert. Don’t get me wrong – the meat is excellent and the side dishes are great but the best thing you can get there is and remains […]

Americanized Cheesecake à la Granny

Americanized Cheesecake à la Granny

GBC and the americanized cheesecake à la Granny   Today, I have something very special for you: cheesecake à la Granny. This is one of our family recipes. The attentive reader of Ginger by Choice knows that I’m a huge fan of them. It’s just […]

Thought of the Week: Rhubarb

Thought of the Week: Rhubarb

I just released my delicious rhubarb syrup and now, in this week’s TOW, I would like to share some interesting facts about rhubarb itself. Uncreative, but fitting. BOTANICAL The Latin name rhubarb is “rheum barbarum” and means “root of the barbarians”. The interestingly named polygonaceae […]

How to make Rhubarb Syrup

How to make Rhubarb Syrup

  I was desperately searching for rhubarb over the last four weeks and therefore, visited all of my favorite stores. I headed out to the best organic market in town, I went to the Farmers Market, … What can I tell you: I couldn’t find […]