Red soup (Asian inspired veggie soup)


Soups are always a good idea for a light meal. I like making soups for dinner. Also because they are perfect for throwing in any leftover veggies you find in the fridge. I can’t think of any vegetable soup combination that has not worked so far. Since I prepared the Assam Laksa dish the other…

Lazy Sunday night dinner


It’s dinner time! Today I had a lazy but beautiful Sunday with great weather outside. After a nice brunch we went outside for a long walk and for dinner I didn’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen, so I came up with this little creation: Sauted carrots and aragula salad with soy…

Bali chicken


Dear gourmet friends, Today I have a little announcement to make: My Vegan challenge is over and successfully accomplished. The first two weeks went very well, apart from some stomach aches I got as a result of me eating too many wholegrain products. The last two weeks were tougher, especially the weekends. That´s when we…

New Yumwe Event: Wok Night


This weekend was Yumwe time! I had the honor of being host to a cooking event called Wok Night. Each of us participants took care of one dish (we were three girls, Inka, Anja and me) and look which pretty and delicious meals we created: First stop: Asian store around the corner Starter: Cold seasoned…

Rice noodles with veggies


The weekend is over and some of us might still be recovering from one or the other party night. What’s better than a healthy, detoxing meal? :) Some of you might have noticed that I particularly enjoy the Asian cuisine. Two of its most convincing benefits for me are that Asian cooking typically is quick…

Chinese Beef with Cashews and Veggies


I sometimes have those moments when I get a craving for Chinese food. In those moments, I would immediately hop on a plane to China, only for the taste of the food :) Previously, I have presented you my Chinese egg noodle mix and today my choice falls on beef with cashew nuts and broccoli….

Chinese fried noodles


This is one of my favorite recipes of Chinese noodles. The ingredients are available all around the globe and it works both with or without meat. It is one of the healthiest fast food meals to make, so enjoy :)     Ingredients (serves 3-4): 1 pack Chinese egg noodles 300g chicken breast 3-4 carrots…

Chinese sweet & sour soup


Having spent a year of my life in China, I have had the opportunity of tasting a wide range of specialities, from camel feet in the Gobi desert, over frog legs and duck tongues in Shanghai, to fried worms in Kunming. Yuck, some of you might think. Worth the experience I would say! For me,…