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Hanoi - a culinary exploration with egg coffee, lemon tea and pho

Hanoi the local way

Vietnam. I decided to relax a bit in Hanoi before discovering a new country and approached the city in a culinary way, trying out lemon tea, egg coffee and pho. Never heard of it? This way, please.

Hong Kong Street Food

5 snacks you need to try when visiting Hong Kong

Dim sum, grilled seafood, dried seafood, tofu, exotic fruits, pastries, desserts, soft ice, frest coconut milk, bubble tea... Although Hong Kong, like every big city, has a great variety of food from everywhere in the world, Hong Kong's speciality is the Street Food. Here are my five personal favorites!

Carrot Cake with marzipan - gluten-free & lactose-free

Carrot cake with marzipan (without flour)

Carrots have been used in sweet cakes since the Middle Ages when sweeteners were a costly good. Down to the present day, this cake should be included in the repertoire of every baker. Moist and juicy - and not only for easter - this cake is a delight! Instead of flour, I used rusk bread. The cake can be prepared lactose- and gluten-free without much effort.

Banana Milkshake Cake (vegan)

Banana-Milkshake-Cake (vegan)

A mix of the best: A banana peanutbutter milk shake stuffed in an equally awesome chocolate cake. Why you have to try it? It tastes wonderfully juicy, chocolaty and laxly. The recipe is simple and quickly made. Furthermore, this is an excellent way to utilize your overripe bananas, which help the cake to get its banana-ish aroma.