Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts (folgt noch)Nothing better than a slice of freshly baked bread with butter and jam, especially with Pflaumenmus - spiced German plum butter - one of my favorites. Pflaumenmus is made from Italian plums, cooked for many hours to a dark mush, and seasoned with cinnamon and a hint … Continue reading EX-PAT’S PFLAUMENMUS-ERSATZ – PLUM BUTTER MADE FROM PRUNES
Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts (folgt noch)I missed a few ABC baking projects (there was always something else going on), but our "pack leader" Hanaâ's September pick, King Arthur Flour's Almond Tarts featured almonds, and nuts are my favorite baking ingredients.There was one problem, though - my husband doesn't care for strong almond … Continue reading ALMOND PLUM CAKE – SWEET AND TART IN HARMONY
Apricot-Plum Galette, juicy and tangyApricot-Plum Galette, a fruity, tangy dessert, was our Avid Bakers' Challenge for August. It came just right for these hot summer days.Abigail Dodge, author of "The Weekend Baker", calls a galette the "friendliest of all pies": ideal for people suffering from "pie anxiety". There is no double crust to deal with, … Continue reading APRICOT-PLUM GALETTE – A CURE FOR "PIE ANXIETY"
There's no doubt about it - Pflaumenkuchen (German Plum Cake) is my birthday cake. In the beginning of September the first prune plums show up on the market just in time for my birthday. My birthday party was always arranged by my grandmother, my Omi, who invested all her love and imagination in coming up … Continue reading September Birthday Cake – Geburtstagskuchen im September