Kaja Hengstenberg

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21 January 2021

3 Semla in Stockholm You Have to Try

Last week I talked about the Swedish Semla, its tradition, and how you’re supposed to eat it. Stockholm is all white right now, cosier than ever, […]
13 January 2021

Meet (and Eat) the Swedish Semla

The top of a fluffy, yeast bun that tastes of cardamom is slowly being cut off, followed by a very rich, buttery almond cream being piped […]
8 January 2021

10 Most nutritious weight-loss-friendly foods on the planet

Covid-19 has tied our eyes to our laptop screens, our butts to the sofas, and our hands to chips bags. Pizza delivery has become an at […]
6 January 2021

3 Things we should do once Covid-19 is over

Aren’t you longing after sweating your ass off while dancing to techno music in a full, dark club somewhere in Berlin, Telaviv, or Tbilisi? Or being […]
4 January 2021

Will Covid-19 change our New Year’s Resolutions for 2021?

“No more chocolate.” “No more cigarettes.” “No more alcohol.” “More sex.” “Less sex.” “More gym.” “Spend less money.” “Make more money.” “Study more to make money […]
23 December 2020

The Christmas Cookie You Have to Bake

Germans are crazy about baking Christmas cookies or, as we call it: Weihnachtsplätzchen. They come in all shapes and colours, tastes, and textures. Every year (Ok, maybe not […]
14 December 2020

5 Edible Self-Made Christmas Gift Ideas

I love making self-made gifts. Be it Christmas, birthdays, or any other occasion. When I was young, I made pottery, sculptures, self-made Christmas decorations, and drew […]
11 December 2020

5 Things You Should Make During Christmas Time

Christmas this year is different. Not only because climate change has taken snow from us, but also because of Covid-19. Families can only meet in a […]
10 December 2020

10 Best Christmas Kitchen Gifts

Are you set for Christmas? All gifts readily packed under the Christmas tree? No?! Me neither. Let’s hope this article will save you and give you […]
2 December 2020

5 Cookbooks That Make You Travel

We all miss traveling right now. Or maybe some of you don’t and actually enjoy the slowed-down pace of life. In any case, I think there’s […]
27 November 2020

5 Berlin restaurants you should try

Although many things are closed, for the time being, many of these beautiful places will hopefully soon reopen. Until then, most of them have a take-away […]
26 November 2020

5 Foods to Boost Your Immune System

Let’s not talk about Covid-19 now, although some studies show that a more robust immune system also makes your body more resistant to Corona. Let’s talk […]
18 November 2020

It’s time for a glass of Beaujolais Nouveau

Same procedure as every year, although slightly different in 2020-Covid-19 times. On the third Thursday in November, it’s time to celebrate the harvest of the famous […]
28 October 2020

Travelling by train during Covid-19

As you might know from my previous escapades, I’m a fan of travelling by train. You can look out of the window, observe the strangest things […]
20 October 2020

The perfect recipe for
pasta alla Carbonara

Finding the perfect recipe for one specific pasta dish is like finding good coffee in my hometown: impossible. It’s not that there don’t exist any good […]
16 October 2020

Creativity on a plate:
Rouge Tomate, Brussels

Rouge Tomate is a place full of stories. Be it the long way of chef Alex Joseph towards becoming an owner and chef, or the friendly […]
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