Autumn posts

20 Jan

Potager gardening systems and preparation

Hi,This is the next in line of potager garden posts. In this post we will cover some gardening systems that we can use when planing our potager garden..  No Dig Gardening System – Yes or No? No dig gardening is a technique of gardening that uses mulching to keep the weeds out of the borders. Read More >

10 Jan

Design Potager Garden

Hi,for my little veg patch I have big plans. I want to make it into a potager. Potager garden does require some planing and designing, and winter time is perfect to work on those. Here are my tips on how to design a potager garden. What is potager? Potager is a type of vegetable or Read More >

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12 Dec

Let’s prepare new garden

I got the kleingarten! I got the kleingarten! I got the kleingarten! Wooohoooo! If you are wandering what a kleingarten is, it is a small urban garden / allotment here in Germany that you can use and enjoy as long as you pay the rent. I managed to get a kleingarten (in future use garden).  Read More >

27 Oct

Sinister Arrangement of Dead Plants

Hello,winter is on it’s way and the meadows are filled with dead dry plants. So In order to celebrate the beginning of winter and Halloween I made a simple dry meadow plant sinister arrangement. I actually picked them on our way home, I made my husband stop the car when we approached an easy to Read More >

30 Sep

Winter/Fall Berry Container

Hi, I wanted to add some colour to my balcony to make the dreary winter days a bit less gloomy. So I planted the berry container with winter and fall plants. They should provide enough colour throughout the winter.  Plant List for the Berry Container In this container I put a lot of plants. I Read More >

24 Sep

Spicy pumpkin soup – taste the fall

Hi, I really thought that I already wrote a post on my delicious spicy pumpkin soup, and was pretty surprised I didn’t. So here it is – my soup of this week – spicy pumpkin soup. Needed for spicy pumpkin soup hokkaido pumpkin (cca 2 lb or 1 kg) 1 L water salt, pepper cayenne, Read More >

07 Sep

Sour Cherry and Lavender Sorbet

Hi, this is a simple recipe for sorbet that you can use as palate cleanser or simply as a desert. It can be as sweet or sour as you want it. Sour Cherry and Lavender Sorbet does require one item to be made ahead – Lavender Simple Syrup. Well then, let’s start with recipes. Sour Read More >

02 Sep

Gothic Halloween Party

Hello, I finally managed to have the time to make the post about Gothic Halloween party that we had last year together with our friends from Blueturpentine. We tried our best to incorporate the gothic theme in food and drink but not to compromise on taste. Our main goal wass to make tasty food that Read More >

01 May

Onion Tart for picnic or lunch

Hi! This was the onion tart we carried with us to our picnic. It was very delicious and isn’t too hard to make. IT consists of bread or pizza dough, fresh cheese mixture and sauteed onions with chopped sausage. To be honest, the sausage wasn’t necessary, the sauteed onions give enough flavour, so you can Read More >

01 Nov

Halloween dinner table setup

Hi all, I’m organizing a Halloween party again this year. And I already decided on a bit different menu. Our party has a theme and this year the theme is Gothica. Do all of the dishes and decorations are following the theme as much as possible. So my Halloween dinner table will be setup accordingly. Read More >