Pic by Franzi. Did you ever made your own advocaat? I prepared my very first one last Thursday. And guess what? It’s easy :D! Recipe: Makes 900 ml. Ingredients: 6 egg yolks, 150 g powdered sugar, 1 vanilla bean, 1 TSp grounded clove, 250 ml condensed milk and 500 ml brandy. Preparation: Stir the egg …

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Chocolate Liqueur!

Pic by Franzi. Chocolate Liqueur: Last-minute gift for friends or family & a sweet treat for myself! Recipe: Makes 1 liter. Ingredients: 500 ml heavy cream, 100 g milk chocolate couverture, 75 g sugar, 50 g cocoa powder, 25 g honey, 300 ml rum Preparation: Melt the chocolate in a double-boiler. Combine sugar and cocoa …

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The First Mulled Wine of the Year & a New Gourmet Box!

Pic by Franzi. Yesterday, the X-Mas market opened. So, the mulled wine season has officially started. But why should I freeze outside to get my cup of mulled wine when I can easily prepare it in my comfy flat? Luckily, the November Gourmet Box arrived a few days earlier and surprised me with a bottle …

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