I know, it’s a very long time ago when I posted anything on my blog. But having vacation twice within the last few weeks made it quite impossible to write anything. However, here I am again and happy to tell you some stories from the last weeks and also not to forget to post a very delicious recipe which I tried prior to my vacation. This is hopefully going to interest you, as it is totally worth to try it. 🙂

As I haven’t been on real vacation since more than a year I totally needed to have some weeks off. I am saying ‘real’ vacation because this means to me having at least two weeks off. Having less than two weeks can be absolutely relaxing and enjoying but coming back to your daily business after just a few days is letting me almost forget that I ever had any days off. However, in end of August it was time to go finally to my first stop this summer, Marrakech. I have never been to any of North African countries before and that’s why it was such a great experience. For me it was a totally different world. Walking through the famous place ‘Djemaa el Fna’ where you could see snake charmers or jugglers. Walking through the ‘Souks’ and immersing in different colours and smells. All of this was quite special for us and besides that we enjoyed very good Moroccan food. As we spent one week there we had no tight timeline and were therefore able to also stay sometimes just in our Riad ‘El Cadi’ and relax at the pool in a very silent atmosphere. Just great!! Back home we had first a temperature shock, as the temperature average in Marrakech was at 45 degrees Celsius, at home only 15-20 degrees. However, I used to cope with the weather and after one week working I packed my luggage again and drove together with my boyfriend to the south of France. We just came back yesterday and I am therefore still in the holiday mood. 😉 We really spent such a good time there. First we stopped in Cannes, then St. Tropez and in the end we have been to a hotel next to St. Tropez at the beach spending one entire week there which was just amazing. I am really asking myself why I live in a country which doesn’t have any sea access?! Well, at least I have the privilege to make vacation which is unfortunately not possible to everybody. I am very happy and grateful for that…

As I mentioned already in the beginning I want to share with you a wonderful tart recipe. I made this tart once a weekend we enjoyed a great time at the lake and it was absolutely the right time for it. The tart is very fresh through the blueberries and combined with the coconut flour a little nice sweetness is added to it. If you like those two ingredients you can’t make anything wrong. 🙂
I found the recipe at Nami Nami which I recently stumbled over. The original recipe contains rhubarb, but I just exchanged them with blueberries as I still had some left in the kitchen.

Coconut blueberry tart, found at Nami Nami (recipe adjusted):

180g spelt flour,
2 tbsp caster sugar,
a pinch of salt,
combine and stift into a bowl

100g cold butter, cubed,
add and pinch until crumbly

1 egg,
add and combine the pastry quickly, wrap into a clingfilm and put into the fridge for at least 30 minutes.

300g blueberries,
1 tbsp lemon juice,
1 tsp sugar,
combine and let rest for at least 30 minutes

Butter a round cake mold, roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface making the circle bigger than the mold and line the pastry onto it, blind bake at 200 degrees Celsius for approx. 15 minutes until lightly golden

75g softened butter,
170g caster sugar,
1 tsp vanilla sugar,
cream until combined

250g sour cream,
2 eggs,
100g unsweetened shredded coconut,
add to the butter/sugar mixture and combine

take the pre-baked tart shell out of the oven, spread the blueberries on top and then the coconut topping over the blueberries

return to the oven for about 35 minutes, until the tart is golden brown

2 thoughts on “long time no post…

  1. Urs says:

    Welcome back chica!

    1. thank you!! hope to see you soon for having some drinks together… 🙂

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