Oma’s Chocolate Zucchini Spelt Bread (a lemon version too!)

Chocolate and Lemon Zucchini Bread on a cutting board with two slices cut from each

It has been awhile! Between breaking my foot (all healed up now), exploring my roots in Germany with the hubby and getting my garden stuffed with plants for the Summer I haven’t been baking much at home lately. However, when I saw my yellow zucchini plant starting to produce waaaay too much I knew itRead more

Strawberry Topped Chocolate Torte

Strawberry Topped Chocolate Torte | Accidental Artisan

After my Mom passed one of the hardest things to go through was her recipe books. Filled with handwritten recipes for all kinds of dishes both savoury and sweet, I diligently went through them one at a time, deciding which ones to keep. I stumbled across quite a few recipes in her collection, like thisRead more

Traditional Tourtiere Pie with Flaky Spelt Pie Pastry

Traditional Tourtiere Pie with Flaky Spelt Pie Crust | Accidental Artisan

Most of the recipes I have posted here have been handed down through my Oma to my Mom to me. Not this one! ūüôā This¬†delicious traditional tourtiere pie is one my Mom did make every Christmas, however, it is originally a recipe from my grandmother (my Dad’s mom) who made it every year for myRead more

Apricot Quark Cheesecake with Spelt Flour

Apricot Quark Spelt Cake | Accidental Artisan

It’s amazing to me the phenomenal change a simple little adjustment can make to a recipe… take this apricot quark cheesecake for instance. The first time I made it, for some strange¬†reason, I decided to put the apricots on the bottom between the crust and the filling. I thought it would look neat to seeRead more

Traditional Black Forest Cake (Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte)

Black Forest Spelt Cake Close Up | Accidental Artisan

Don’t let those maraschino cherries on top fool you, this is nothing like a black forest cake you find at the grocery store and nothing like most of the recipes you will find online! Unlike the chocolate cake and maraschino cherry laden versions at the store, the recipe for this one originates from¬†the back ofRead more