Apples, Windfalls, and an Apple Butter Recipe

Apple Butter
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There’s an old apple tree in our backyard. It provides much-needed shade from the scorching hot summer days, and blushing apples with a hint of lemon in autumn. If you like apples as much as we do, I’m sure you’ll understand how we try to harvest as much edible fruit possible, while leaving some for […]

Peaches with Goat Cheese and Honey

There’s no getting around the too-lazy-too-cook-for-oneself bug when you’re at home for lunch on a hot summer day, or any day for that matter. I’ve heard it many times from friends who live alone: how do you get motivated to prepare a healthy meal or snack? Look no further than your local grocery store or […]

Greek Yogurt Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse with Greek Yogurt

This dessert-turned-quick-experiment was brought to you by Jens’ chocolate mousse craving and his Greek yogurt substitution idea. I’m always happy to oblige his sweet tooth and even more so because we were both feeling under the weather, with him suffering most of the flu symptoms. After a trip out of town combined with the exhaustion […]

Blueberry Lime Jam

July. Summer. Fruit Season. Blueberries… {swoon} As someone who didn’t grow up with access to fresh ones, I’m grateful that I’ve been able to enjoy them as much as I can want for the past decade, call me a late blue-mer, if you wish. I bought close to three kilos of these plump indigo-colored berries […]