BOHEMIAN HAZELNUT TORTE – A NUTTY RHAPSODY

Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses PostsAnother blizzard howls around our house, the third in two weeks! Alpine mountains tower over our backyard, shoveling is almost futile with the drifting snow, and a curtain of dagger-like icicles hanging from the roof grows to scary dimensions.Icicles of Terror?What can you do to avoid succumbing to the … Continue reading BOHEMIAN HAZELNUT TORTE – A NUTTY RHAPSODY

RHUBARB-EIERSCHECKE-TORTE – A DRESDEN SPECIALTY

  Hier geht's zur deutschen Version  dieses Posts The first time I heard about a cake called "Eierschecke", when I saw my cousin Uta's post in facebook. "Eier" is the German term for eggs, and "Schnecke" (snail)) is a common name for pinwheel shaped pastry, but I had not the slightest idea what "Schecke" meant, … Continue reading RHUBARB-EIERSCHECKE-TORTE – A DRESDEN SPECIALTY

KAPUZINERTORTE – A BREMEN SPECIALTY

I just came back from my trip to Germany. It was gray and cold and rained relentlessly for almost two weeks. In other words, typical Hamburger winter weather. Of course, everybody assured me that it had been really nice and warm until just before I arrived. But I didn't come for the weather, I wanted … Continue reading KAPUZINERTORTE – A BREMEN SPECIALTY