Archive for the 'recipes : everyday' Category
My favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies - and how to pimp them Oct
21st,
2011
Chocolate Chip Cookies are a tough business, every dedicated baker has his/her own expectations and I’m no exception. I perfected mine over the years to my own liking and the moment I used brown butter was a cookie changing experience.
Spicy Tomato Jam [with peaches] - Hot, hot, hot! Aug
31st,
2011
With that in mind I decided to kick my ordinary tomato jam recipe up a notch, by adding peaches and a decent amount of fresh chile peppers.
Come summer, come winter - Golden crisp potato cubes Aug
11th,
2011
Regular readers know I am a carb lover by heart. Bread, pasta & potatoes, my lovely trio I just cannot do without you. The only thing worse than not eating potatoes?
Watermelon-Strawberry Gazpacho - Sweet Maldivian memories Jul
1st,
2011
Midnight was approaching fast, something light and refreshing seemed to be in order: the Watermelon-Strawberry Gazpacho with baked Goat Cheese.
Grandma Luise's bacon lettuce - A favorite from my childhood Jun
19th,
2011
This salad is THE salad – the first salad I remember eating with pure pleasure as well as the first salad I ever requested repeatedly from my grandma Luise.
Rice pudding popsicle with rasberries - My kind of frozen treat Jun
9th,
2011
They are by far the most substantial frozen treat on a stick I ever had, the rice grains add a wonderful chewy aspect to these popsicles and the addition of fruit makes this dessert completely versatile.
Umami Butter - Your fridge is your friend May
5th,
2011
Instead I turned to an old favorite of mine, easy and super quick to prepare, a lifesaving staple for your fridge. This is what happens when compound butter goes umami.
The Mighty Cheese Cracker - Poppy Seed or Chipotle Chile? Apr
5th,
2011
If you’re a first-timer and have never made crackers at home, this is an easy, no-fuss recipe to start with.
Chocolate Crunch Granola for the Non-Breakfaster Mar
21st,
2011
Yet, if – against all odds – hunger does strike before lunchtime during the week, homemade chocolate crunch granola is my rescue!
Entering year no.7 & some readers' favorites Mar
5th,
2011
Seriously, if somebody would have told me six years ago that starting a blog had the life altering potential that it indeed has -in so many ways, too-, I would have laughed it off.
Potatoes with herbed curd & linseed oil - An answer to all questions? Aug
3rd,
2010
But what really sets this typical weekday dinner apart is the linseed oil. You are supposed to drown the hot, peeled potatoes – seasoned only with some flakes of Fleur de sel or Maldon sea salt – in this golden liquid and mash them until you just can’t help yourself and simply eat it all up.
Welcoming dear friends - Flammkuchen with red onions Jul
24th,
2010
Compared to our pizza process which kicks off at least 24 hours before we can indulge in our first piece, this here can be prepared in 2 hours, no-fuss.
Caesar Salad - Kind of, but better Jul
6th,
2010
My version is everything most restaurant versions keep missing… and a bit more, I think. A finger lickin’ good dressing, tiny pieces of crisp bacon, spicy chicken with a hint of Indian flavor (ok, ok, my touch, remember: my kitchen) and soft Avocado cubes add to this classic and I wouldn’t want to miss them in my salad bowl anymore.
You never know until you try - Golden baked breakfast oatmeal Jun
21st,
2010
Believe me, I’m not the type of girl who is easily impressed by the words oats or oatmeal, quite the contrary. Maybe reading the recipe has put a spell on me?
The salad it all began with - Writing another cookbook Jun
11th,
2010
One of her salads especially won me over, not only because it is so damn simple, but it convinced me to enjoy raw celery for the very first time.