Tag: cooking

Sunday dinner: pork tenderloin with herb crust

It’s Sunday, the sky is blue and normally we would be up and going towards the mountains for a hike or just a cruise through the little villages and country roads. But not today. My brother paid us a very welcome but… Read More

Ravioli with asparagus and ricotta filling

Asparagus season is upon us, and to be honest it’s one of those things which you can hardly miss here in Germany. In the cities, most of the restaurants will proudly anounce the beginning of the season on the blackboards with a… Read More

If it’s Thursday, it’s meatballs days!

Something very simple today, and since today is Thursday I went for meatballs. I’m sure everyone knows meatballs, in any form, stuffed, baked and with variety of sides. This is one of those things my parents would make for dinner during the… Read More

Happy Easter and smoked salmon and eggs tartare for breakfast

What’s the best thing about Easter? Is it the beginning of spring, time with the family, or the easter egg hunt? For me it’s the long Easter Sunday breakfast which often lasts until early afternoon, with hearty and sweet treats piled up… Read More

Savory goulash soup for cold days

Easter is only weeks away, and I thought it’s about time to post few suitable recipes. You know, something light. I was really looking forward to it, even though outside it doesn’t feel like Spring just yet. And then today morning I… Read More

Simple potato gratin with salmon

I don’t know if it’s me, or the Winter, but the last few weeks I have been feeling rather.. well, sleepy and more or less in energy saving mode. My motivation, or better said the lack of it, even got as far… Read More

Carrot soup with an orienal twist

I hope you are enjoying Winter as much as I do. I have been covered in snow for the good part of this year, and mind you, the year just began. Well, more like I had to go away to see the… Read More

Potatoes and sauerkraut pot with cured pork

You know, I actually wanted to show you few more Oktoberfest recipes, but a fried chicken is pretty straight forward and Sauerbraten, which literally translates into sour roast, takes about a week to prepare. Well, bad planning on my side, but I’d… Read More

Chanterelle quiche with salmon

I know I just showed you one recipe with chanterelles, but I just can’t help it and try to use the season. You know, in german this yellow mushrooms have 2 names, one which relates to its slight peppery taste “pfifferlinge” and… Read More

Gyros casserole

After weeks of weather changing from too hot to too rainy, we used a chance and submitted our holidays. We had enough of that Summer. Adventure- here we come. Our destination- the North!