Baking Banana Bread

3 mushy bananas means… It’s time for Banana Bread. Today’s variation: I used whole wheat flour I added 150 grams of plain joghurt I added lots of walnuts (omega 3 for the win) I added nutmeg, kambuzi sauce, and vanilla sugar for taste It’s in the oven, baking at a low heat.

Red lentil soup

Inspired by this recipe I made red lentil soup. Turned out very well. In addition to the curry and coriander, I added some ginger, chilis and some Nali sauce.

Banana Bread Recipe

Squishy bananas. So I tried to make this: Banana Bread Recipe by Simply Recipes. But unfortunately, I added a lot of variations. Such as nuts and dried apricots and cocoa. So I can’t really recommend the recipe or write a review. But despite the odds, the result is delicious.

Experimental Sunday

This bucket chemist made Rüeblitorte based on this Betty Bossi recipe. English translation via Google Translate (which can now process .pdfs). Recipe Betty Bossi From “Back Buch”, 2001 © Betty Bossi Verlag AG Carrot cake 5 egg yolks 250 g sugar stir until foamy 250 g carrots, grated 250 g almonds, grated 1 lemon,… Continue reading Experimental Sunday

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Fresh Ginger Tea

Here’s a family secret I’m sharing free of charge: To make ginger tea: Peel some fresh ginger root. Cut it into smaller slices or chunks and put them into a tea pot. Pour boiling hot water and allow to brew for a couple of minutes before serving…. é voilà ! I like drinking it hot and… Continue reading Fresh Ginger Tea


Here’s a simple and rustique family recipe to make crumble: Cover the bottom of a heat-resistant dish with slices of fruit such as apples, pears, or plums. Stir up some crumbles for the topping (you can use the same recipe for the topping as in Streuselkuchen, but i’d leave out the cinnamon and use brown… Continue reading crumbled

The African Cookbook Project

just read about the African Cookbook Project. You can submit your favourite African recipe at: questions (at) Off the top of my head and based on the recipes I’ve published here at, I would say banana bread. I’m sending an email to Blantyre to ask my mom…

come fare il sugo

stamattina ho provato fare un sugo con tutti i pomodori che non ho mangiato. Ho trovato questa pagina: Sugo di pomodoro semplice * (importante per me: deve stare semplice) e tutto nella pentola. vediamo come ha funzionato…dopo

Basler Brunsli

Apparently the Basel German word for biscuits/cookies/Kekse is Gutzi and not Gutzli. I was fairly confident that the bakery at the supermarket across the road from my office had introduced a typo. Turns out it’s not a typo. In my part of Switzerland, people say Gutzi, while in the Zurich area they say Gutzli. Anyway…… Continue reading Basler Brunsli