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CRANBERRY PEAR COMPOTE VARIATIONS

Because my mother-in-law has got a few pear trees in her garden, almost everyone of our dishes in autumn is somehow served with or made of pears. Here are two compote variations without sugar.   [ingredients title=”Ingredients”] Cranberries to taste 5-6 Pears 1 tablespoon of fennel seeds 1 tablespoon of rosemary (dried or fresh) 3-4 cloves […]

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DIY MARZIPAN – LUCKY CHARMS FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE IN VIENNA

  I love marzipan! And most of all I like the pink marzipan piggies I get on New Years Eve. It is tradition in Austria and Germany to give lucky charms like pigs, horseshoes, sweeps, toadstools or shamrocks to your beloved ones on New Years Eve. I wonder if that’s only typical for German-speaking countries? […]

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DIY FOOD COLORING FROM BEETROOT

Ultra sexy DIY organic vegan gluten-free food coloring from beetroot! In Austria and Germany, we give our friends and families lucky charms for New Years celebrations. Very popular charms are „lucky pigs“ out of pink marzipan. Do you have similar traditions in your country? (Looking forward to your comments) Anyway, this year I made some […]