Archive for the 'discoveries' Category
Greek Yogurt with Candied Carrots – Karamanlidika inspired Jul
10th,
2017
And then there was dessert. A Greek yogurt topped with candied carrots, that tasted unlike anything I have had before.
In and around my kitchen - 9 favorite tools of 2011 Dec
23rd,
2011
… I decided for something different and compiled a list of my favorite new kitchen tools from this year. They all have proven to be extremely useful on many occasions and I wouldn’t want to miss them. So, if you need some inspiration what to do with that extra Christmas money …
Bacon ice cream with a hint of maple - Weird. But in a good way. Jun
29th,
2010
“Now’s the time!”, I thought to myself, my own bacon ice cream being the most appropriate way to kick of ice cream season in our kitchen.
Thylehogichi - or how to fight a nasty cold Feb
9th,
2010
You’ve never heard of Thylehogichi? Well, neither have I. But THYme LEmon HOney GInger CHIli tea sounded a little stiff and boring, hence the new word creation by simply using the ingredient’s first letters…
Hm. Plum or cherry? Aug
17th,
2009
My mum calls them Kriecherl or Kriacherl, they aren’t bigger than black cherries and taste similar to plums.
And then she asked me if I wanted to try some... Mar
17th,
2009
While its taste made my tastebuds cry “woah, sour!!!”, the shop assistant insisted that the little pearls go exceptionally well with champagne, vodka or oysters. I certainly have been wowed, but I’m pretty sure some of my smart readers know what I’m talking about, no?
Burnt & Strange - or, How to get a signed copy of my book delicious days Oct
7th,
2008
These days I especially have a wish for one little skill: a very readable, pleasing to the eye and charming handwriting. Whenever somebody asks me to sign a copy of my book I’m a bit hesitant, because I know my handwriting just too well, and it is about as far from pretty as it can get.
How to poach an egg - differently How to poach an egg... Mar
20th,
2008
One small detail in his book struck me the most – he had used an ingenious method to poach an egg. In case your Easter plans warrants a poached egg, why not try this for yourself?
Misplaced, found again & tossed Black cardamom Mar
9th,
2008
Things sometimes disappear in my kitchen. Right, I’m usually quick in blaming Oliver especially for food items miraculously vanishing but my kitchen gadgets & spice collection are starting to crowd my counter tops and I guess its in the nature of things that every so often
What have I done?! ? Feb
23rd,
2008
Yet new ideas keep inspiring me, this time around I wanted something to complement a very pure and basic panna cotta. How about a reduced, thick, spiced wine syrup?
Sticky Pig Candy Stripes Pig Candy Nov
3rd,
2007
For me the term pig candy is an oxymoron, a contradiction in terms. Culinary wise, I do love most pig parts, albeit there are some I’m not too fond of. But turning pig into a candy bar, sounds a bit off, doesn’t it?!
'Think you've seen it all? Cutie Oct
21st,
2007
For me, one of these days greatest food moments are to discover a fruit or vegetable I had no idea existed. I wasn’t lucky enough to spot some Pink Pearls, but on our recent trip to San Francisco, the below fruits were sold in front of the Ferry Building.
Hermann, the new family member Hermann Apr
3rd,
2007
Want a baby? were the words, Kristin welcomed us with recently. Not exactly sure, whether I was up to a discussion about family planing early morning, so I simply glazed at her with questioning eyes. She laughed wholeheartedly about my silly face and revealed the background of her deluding question: She was raising a Hermann and therefor looking for adoptive parents.
Am I sharp or what?! Mar
15th,
2007
A new discovery.
First timer... PP, pp, bb, 66 or 99? Any idea? Dec
29th,
2006
…just about 5 days ago. Hint. We had also read about this one and others in various articles, but were pretty surprised when it happened to us…