Luisenpark


"Gondoletta" boats, flower gardens, chess and mini golf, a beer garden, large fields for leisure or sports, sculptures, a Chinese garden and tea house, fish under the bridge and in aquariums...

Luisenpark Penguins, Monkeys, and More


Der Pinguin...

Brownies with Krokant


What is Krokant? It's an ingredient I found here in Germany that is used to top cakes and boy do I just go crazy for it on brownies! See the recipe and more detail on Krokant...

Chocolate Frosted Cream Puffs in Germany


This is a favorite from my childhood. However, when abroad recipes require adjustments. 
So, here is the Cream Puff Recipe made just for Germany...

Neckar Bridge and Tower


This is where I start my walk along the river in Mannheim. See where it takes me...

Mini Pies: Nectarine and Cherry

One basic recipe, two kinds of pies: Handheld Nectarine Pie and Mini Cherry Pie...
August in Mannheim there are a lot of nectarines available in the grocery markets.
They inspire me to create a pie recipe for two. Here goes!

Mannheim Street Art


Three more images of street art from just one walk to stretch my legs...

Wasserturm and Friedrichsplatz


Looking out from under the shade of the pergola 
towards the water fountain and water tower of Mannheim...