Vanilla Liqueur!

Pic by Franzi. Only one more week until X-Mas :)! Here’s an easy to prepare last-minute gift idea: Delicious vanilla liqueur. Yummy! Recipe: Ingredients: Makes app. 600 ml. 200 ml water, 4 vanilla beans, 200 g cane sugar, 1 TblSp honey, 500 ml brandy. Preparation: Scrape out two vanilla beans. Cook the vanilla caviar, sugar, […]

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Henry’s baptism present: Cutlery. All Pics by Franzi. Last weekend I was  (again!) in Berlin. This time we celebrated the baptisms of my godson Henry (14 months old) and his little sister Julchen (4 months old). I decided for a classical baptism gift: A cutlery set for kids with engravings of wild animals and his

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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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Sustainable X-Mas Times & the My so-called Luck Advent Calendar 2014!!

Now we have the first of December. So it’s time to open the doors of the My so-called Luck advent calendar 2014*! Can you believe it? The year is nearly over again. But hey, there’s still a whole month left. Since living a more sustainable life was a big topic this year for me and

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