All posts tagged: Cheesecake

Cheesecake brownies or the celebration of cultural mixing

It’s almost our favourite time of the year in Germany: Advent. This means that the Christmas markets are opening, cities turn into a wonderful twinkling fairy tale and it’s time for lots and lots of baking. Before moving to Germany, Advent meant nothing to us, well maybe never ending masses and nuns telling kids that Christmas was not about presents and big meals, and Christmas preparations started a couple of weeks before Christmas Eve. However, the German Advent has stolen our hearts and become our favourite part of the German culture. Now the best part of Christmas is actually Advent and we start celebrating Christmas related everything as soon as November comes to an end. We are not the biggest fans of German culture, to be honest. We miss Spain, we love our background and we hardly incorporate any German customs into our everyday life. However, we have to admit that in Advent we embrace almost every German tradition and really enjoy this wonderful time of the year. Well, we put up the Christmas tree …

Vanilla cheesecake

Cheesecake was my baking unfinished business. Until last weekend. I have tried a couple of times, but I’ve never achieved what I was looking for. I wanted something creamy but fluffly, sweet but not overly so, something with a fruity or spicy touch. And on top of that, I wanted something easy to prepare. And I’ve found the perfect recipe!