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Panna Cotta

Panna Cotta Close upA week or so ago I talked to my mother in Germany and she told me what she made for Christmas. In our family, Christmas supper depends on the person who is hosting it. So each year will be different. She told me what her dessert was and since we are invited over to a friends house I thought I would make the same dessert: Panna Cotta.

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Yeast Dough Nectarine Braid

 

What to do when you have two nectarines and you don’t really want to eat them? As usual, you use them to bake them. According to my husband this is an awesome recipe and extremely delicious.

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Home-made Banana Pudding

We have rather crappy weather these days which means there is only one course of action: bake, cook or make comfort food in any way you can. Pudding falls into that category. Banana is a favourit flavour of my husband so the other day I made him some home-made banana pudding. He was very happy.

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Vanillekipferl

Vanillekipferl, an Austrian Christmas cookie.

I just look up Vanillekipferl and if there is an English word. Apparently not, but the English Wikipedia knows what it is. Vanillekipferl are staples for Christmas, I don’t even think we have it any other time (most of our Christmas cookies are really just for Advent time and Christmas). Those little fellas were usually made by my grandmother on my father’s side because she comes from Austria and this is essentially an Austrian delicacy. They are simply to make, but somewhat time consuming.

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