If I had a pie shop, it would be called ‘Simple Simon’ and it would serve pie, good coffee and sandwiches by Tiffany for lunch.
A friend here in Berlin, who knows of my pie shop fantasies, emailed me to say he was going to visit a pie shop in Berlin-Kreuzberg, Hemingway’s Pie Factory and would let me know if they were any competition.
Suddenly, I was inspired to bake a pie.
Continue reading “Sour cherry and peach pie”
I just came across this Meat Eater’s Guide to Climate Change & Health via the epicurious blog and thought some of you might be interested, especially since cheese is apparently the third worst offender. I haven’t had a chance to read the methodology yet.
All measurements can be adjusted as you like. These are so delicious that I can barely stop myself from drinking them in one long pull, especially the strawberry one when made with fresh sweet berries.
- 1 cup loosely packed mint
- 1/2 tsp toasted fennel seeds or less
- 1 cup plain yogurt
- sugar to taste, I usually add 1-2 tbsp
- 1 tsp vanilla essence
- 5 ice cubes
- Litte bit of cream, totally optional
Blend! Continue reading “Summer lassis”
Step 1: Impulse-buy a juicy and red quarter of a watermelon.
Continue reading “Watermelon cocktails”