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Trying Harry Potter Recipes: Treacle Tart

It's Monday so I'm trying another Harry Potter Recipe from Dinah Bucholz's Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook – this time it's Harry's favorite dessert, Treacle Tart! I bet you remember a love-potion from Harry Potter called Amortentia, which causes an infatuation or obsession over the person who prepared the potion. Another effect of Amortentia is that the…

Trying some Harry Potter Recipes – Pumpkin Pasties

I'm trying another Harry Potter Recipe from Dinah Bucholz's Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook – this time they're Pumpkin Pasties! I think pumpkin pasties are an emblematic dessert from the Harry Potter universe, so I wanted to make them as soon as I saw the recipe. And they were present in the Hogwarts Express when Harry and Ron…

Do audiobooks count as reading? (a former book snob’s view)

Some years ago a friend recommended me the A Song of Ice and Fire series (aka Game of Thrones). And since I was kind of interested in watching the show, I downloaded the first book on my Kindle. Four weeks later, I had finished the five published books. I tried to dedicate every second of my…

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them – Niffler Bread

It's Harry-Potter-Food-Monday! Though this time the baked treat I'm sharing is not exactly Harry Potter themed: I'm making the Fantastic Beasts Niffler Bread :D If you have seen or read Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, you know that at the end (SPOILERS AHEAD) Jacob Kowalski opens a bakery full of whimsical looking bread. That…