Christmas in Belgium

This was my last chance for a winter European Christmas, so this year I chose to spend it in Belgium. Another country to check off the list. I was lucky enough to have a friend accompany me for this trip. We were up early, after a long, tiring 7 days at work, to head to… Continue reading Christmas in Belgium

Part 4: Neuschwanstein Castle

Day 1- A White Christmas Merry Christmas Everyone! Started Christmas Day in Nurnberg, ending it in Schwangau, looking up at the beautiful Schloss Neuschwanstein. Two trains-leaving drizzly Nuremberg for Sunny Munich and then onto Fussen, passing snow covered roofs and fields with the mountains ahead of us. It was a beautiful site, with the blue… Continue reading Part 4: Neuschwanstein Castle

German Christmas Adventure Part 1: Dusseldorf

Day 1- Flew into Dusseldorf, Germany, Last night. The plane leaving from London was delayed by an hour. very annoying when I’d already been waiting at Heathrow for a few hours and was eager to get moving. I finally arrived at Dusseldorf HBF (Central train station). I was dark, cold and I was a little… Continue reading German Christmas Adventure Part 1: Dusseldorf

Individual Christmas Cakes with Spiced Cream

A few christmas’ ago I made a fruit and nut Christmas pudding/cake, which was gluten free and dairy free and went perfectly with mums leftover Christmas custard. It tasted exactly like traditional Christmas fruit cake with all the nuts, dried fruits and spices. The only issue with the cake was that it was loaded with… Continue reading Individual Christmas Cakes with Spiced Cream

Summertime Potato Salad

I grew up eating potato salad at all the various family gatherings and events, it’s guareenteed there will be one at Christmas lunch but I’ve never been all that keen on the mayo that’s smothered all over the potato salad. This German potato salad is super simple and contains all whole foods, no gluten or… Continue reading Summertime Potato Salad