Ingredient: lemon zest

two fruit galettes
Breakfast, Desserts, French Cuisine, Fruit, Summer Holidays

Two Fruit Galettes: Peach & Mango Blueberry

I haven’t enjoyed a dessert in a long time as much as I did these two fruit galettes. I have been wanting to make galettes for so long, finally got around to doing it, and I love them! I polled my Instagram followers to see which fruits I should make into galettes first. I knew […]

roasted vegetable salad
Fall & Winter Holidays, Gluten Free Option, Lunch & Dinner, Oven Dishes, Salads, Vegetables

Roasted Vegetable Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing

In the fall and winter, I love warm salads, like this roasted vegetable salad. There’s something about eating five veggies in one dish that just feels like a nice nutrient bomb (because it is!). This salad has a nice simple dressing made with lemon, agave and dried basil. The dressing adds delicious sweetness and tartness. […]

Birthdays, Breakfast, Desserts, Easter, Fall & Winter Holidays, Fruit, German Cuisine, Mother's Day

Classic German Apple Cake with Almonds

I’m so glad I made this classic German apple cake with almonds, a.k.a. Apfelkuchen mit Mandeln. It makes a nice pastry for breakfast, or a lovely dessert cake with coffee. The cake is dense, so it can be sliced in small wedges when serving guests. The vanilla cake has additional flavoring from lemon zest, adding […]