A NICE START

It’s always nice to receive postcards and presents. Today I’ve had a nice morning thanks to my friends Panakis and Lara, because I got gifts from them. Panakis has been working for http://www.fortnumandmason.com/, which is a department store recognised internationally for its high quality goods and as an iconic British symbol. Fortnum and Mason has … Continue reading

LATIN FLAVOUR

It was New Year’s afternoon and my spontaneous surprising guests from Prague and I decided to go to our favourite Korean place in Berlin, but it was closed. After heavy thinking (you can imagine the hard work after the New Year’s party), I recalled a Peruvian restaurant where my flat mate goes with her Uruguayan boyfriend every … Continue reading

CHRISTMAS FOOD NIRVANA

This year I had really different Christmas holiday. I spent it at my friends‘ place and cooked for eight people. That was a big challenge. Not because of the number of people, but because I decided to prepare some dishes I have never made before. Goose liver and roast goose were totally new for me. … Continue reading

XMAS GIFTS WITHOUT STRESS

In 2011 I have decided to do things differently. I have tried to keep the promise, I gave to myself in the beginning of the year, during the Christmas time as well. So I didn’t run around the shops to get presents, but I have made them. These four delicious presents don’t take more than … Continue reading

A LIFETIME AFFAIR

Squash (genus Cucurbita), also called marrow, is that kind of food that has never disappointed me. I love it! When I was a kid, I couldn’t have confessed to my classmates or friends that I was crazy about pumpkin. It was rather underestimated vegetable at that time. At least in my home country. All the … Continue reading

IT’S A STEW TIME, BABE!

I am in Prague after visiting my parents in the countryside of Czech Republic. The sun is shining here and the weather forcast is showing 4º C and rain in my hometown Berlin. Hell yeah, it’s a stew time, babe! SOMERSET STEW WITH CHEDDAR & PARSNIP MASH Ingredients: 1 tbsp oil / 1 onion, finely chopped / 1 … Continue reading

FRAUENABEND

My flatmate Elisa and I use to organise „Frauenabends“ (girl’s evenings) from time to time in our apartment. We invite our friends and man are not allowed to participate. The basic rule is that each of the invited girls makes one meal. That night’s menu consisted of Houmous, Savoury Parmesan Tartlets, Papas a la Huancaína, … Continue reading

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