On Monday night, right before typhoon Megi shook up Taiwan, me and a handful of colleagues were still in the office. That’s when one of my colleagues started to play “Pen Pineapple Apple Pen” or PPAP (ペンパイナッポーアッポーペン), on her laptop. Disaster took its course and each one of us fell victim to the latest YouTube phenomenon. Ever since that fatal night,  I had this idea in my mind about pineapple apple pie. Unfortunately, my oven is not really suitable for baking pies, though it makes brilliant cheese toast. For this reason, I was happy when I came up with a fake pie recipe […]

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Pineapple gummy candy

It almost seems surreal to me that the last time I published a post on my blog has been more than a year ago. Wow, time really does fly. So what has happened in the meantime…  to make a long story short – I moved from Berlin to Taipei and here I am, eating my way through night market food and experimenting with local ingredients in the kitchen. The other day when I was rummaging through my fridge, I found a bottle of SunnyHills pineapple juice that my sister left, when she and her husband last came to visit me. SunnyHills […]

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