Hamantaschens: The Journey

Recipe: Hamantaschens Ingredients for dough: 1/4 cup browned butter 2/3 cup granulated sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 large eggs 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1 1/4 cups flour Ingredients for chocolate filling: 3 or 4 pieces of baking chocolate (milk is best) 2 tbsp of flour 1/2 cup sugar 50 g butter…

Peaches and Bananas Covered in Chocolate

Recipe: Peaches and Bananas Covered in Chocolate Ingredients 1 peach, cored and sliced 1 banana, sliced Dollops and honey and coconut oil (or just normal oil) 2 squares of milk chocolate baking chocolate Chopped walnuts If you’re wondering whether this recipe is as simple as it sounds, you are not incorrect. Sometimes, we all have…

Weeknight Vegetarian Pasta

Weeknight Vegetarian Pasta Ingredients: 50-100g whole wheat penne pasta 1 onion, diced 3 cloves of garlic, minced 80-100g of peas 1/4 head of cauliflower 1 veggie burger, sliced 1 cup chopped broccolini 4 tomatoes, diced Optional spicing (Coriander, Paprika, Cheese…) Note: I like to think of this as a kitchen-sink style dish. Normally, I wouldn’t…

Some Changes Around Here.

There’s going to be some changes ’round here. I’m sorry, I couldn’t resist… In all seriousness though, this blog is undergoing some serious face-lifting (and for the better, I assure you). Update 1: I finally caved and got my own domain: https://www.positivelygabriella.com Update 2: There may be some more mischievous cooking going on… What do…

Spring is finally on the way!

Perhaps it’s because Sunday’s weather finally broke the barrier of 70 degrees Fahrenheit, but as I’m reflecting back on my week- I can’t help but feel a deep sense of satisfaction. Earlier yesterday, I dropped off a friend by the bus station. My thoughts, as you can imagine, are mostly focused on what a fun…

Successful Adulting

As of last week, I feel like I have finally learned a little more about “adulting,” in small quantities at least. I didn’t write my usual weekly post last week, mostly because nothing at all happened that could have made for interesting reading. My job is *eh* fun, but I can’t write about the different…

Working Girl

In case you couldn’t tell by the title… I started work this week. I can’t exactly say where; contracts and the lot *dramatic eye roll. But suffice it to say that this week has probably been one of the best I’ve had since entering Germany. Not only because I absolutely love my job, but also…

Book Review: Stir by Jessica Fechtor

Title: Stir: My Broken Brain and the Meals that Brought Me Home Author: Jessica Fechtor Genre: Memoir, Autobiography, Food, Foodie, Cooking Publisher: Avery Published: June 23, 2015 Page Amount: 288 pages Blurb From Goodreads: At 28, Jessica Fechtor was happily immersed in graduate school and her young marriage, and thinking about starting a family. Then one day, she…

Tasty Tofu Scramble

So. I was originally planning on doing an old-fashioned book review today, but then lunchtime came around (and after scrolling through Pinterest for the past 2 hours) – surprise – I wanted to cook something. This is a post adapted from the Minimalist Baker – Enjoy!