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{My Museum Cafe} GF Salty Peanut Brownies

February 19, 2015

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I think it’s time for another round of My Museum Cafe. I’m loving the combination of sweet chocolate with savoury saltiness at the moment – anyone up for some salty peanut brownies? Ingredients 150g dark chocolate 150g butter 50g gluten free flour 50g cocoa powder 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 3 eggs 150g caster sugar pinch of salt 100g salted peanuts, chopped Directions Pre-heart your oven to 180 C. Melt the chocolate and butter. Leave to cool slightly. Sieve together the flour, cocoa powder and cream of tartar Whip together the eggs, […]

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My Museum Cafe: Jul Plätzchen (GF)

December 19, 2014

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With less than a week to go until Christmas, I wanted to share another My Museum Cafe recipe with you to make some yummy Christmas cookies – the perfect weekend activity! Jul Plätzchen are Swedish biscuits filled with red currant jelly – or you could fill them with other jam or jelly of your liking). Ingredients (gluten free) 2 eggs 100g soft butter or margarine 70g sugar pinch of salt 190g (gluten free) flour 1/2 teaspoon (gluten free) baking powder 1/2 table spoon ground cinnamon 100g red current […]

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{DIY} Make your own Hnefatafl game set

October 31, 2014

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It’s been a while since the last edition of Museum Craft Corner, but I promise you it’s been worth the wait as this time I have something extra special for you. Ever since visiting the Viking exhibition and Night of the Vikings event in Edinburgh last year, I’ve been wanting to make my own hnefatafl Viking game set. The much anticipated Viking exhibition here in Berlin, which I shared with you on Monday, seemed like the perfect excuse! There are different sizes and versions of hnefatafl. […]

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My Museum Café: Banana Bread (GF)

August 12, 2014

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Gluten Free Banana Bread

I really hate throwing out food, so when I find myself with bananas that have more than passed their ‘eat by’ date, I feel compelled to bake banana bread. And it’s a perfectly easy addition to ‘My Museum Cafe‘. Ingredients (wheat free & gluten free) 150g brown sugar 4 medium or 3 large eggs, beaten 100g melted butter 2 heaped teaspoons gluten free baking powder 250g gluten free flour (e.g. Schär or Dove’s Farm) 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 ripe bananas, peeled and mashed Directions: Preheat your […]

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Collector’s Spotlight: Museum Souvenirs

May 2, 2014

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In the latest edition of my Collector’s Spotlight feature, I have something a little bit different for you. Because this time, it’s my own collection of museum souvenirs that’s ended up in the spotlight! As an avid reader of the magazine The Simple Things, I was thrilled to be featured in their collectors series. It was really quite exciting to take part. First, I was interviewed via telephone by one of the magazine’s writers from the UK. Then, we arranged for a local photographer in […]

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Collector’s Spotlight: Fruit Stickers

March 21, 2014

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I’m really thrilled to introduce another very unique and special collection to you today, in the latest edition of Collector’s Spotlight. After brooches, bones, action figures, airline spoons and sand, graphic designer and illustrator Clara talks to us about her collection of fruit stickers! Tell us a bit about yourself. Hello Museum-lovers, my name is Clara Charlotte Roethe. I am freelance graphic designer and illustrator and I live in Hamburg, Germany. I love books, drawing and a good cup of tea. This is my blog: claracharlotte.wordpress.com And this is […]

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