Tartine breakfast


tar·tine (tär-tēn′) n. A French open-faced sandwich, especially one with a rich or fancy spread.   Rich or fancy spread, that is the question here. I tend to go with fancy and colorful. And most important of all: Tartine sounds nice (better than bread breakfast). You will find lots of varieties of tartine bread or sandwiches…

Quick lunch idea: Yellow soup


This blog was born with one idea in mind: To share and spread the amazing array of food styles and tastes that I have experienced during my travels. Even today, any time I discover a dish I haven’t yet tasted, I go for it. I am way to afraid that I could miss out on…

Bread pudding, the other way


Some of my dear readers might have noticed already: I enjoy selecting themes for my recipes. Lately, I posted two new albums to my Facebook page: One with breakfasts from around the world and the other one with lunch ideas (https://www.facebook.com/fourchetteknife). I will write more about another one soon (muffin challenge – stay tuned). Today’s…

HelloFresh’s Glazed Pork with Potato Mash & Broccoli


And voila, here is the third HelloFresh recipe that I had in my Kochbox: Glazed pork with potato mash & broccoli. My resume for this week: It was fun cooking out of the box :) I was offered a nice variety and liked all of the three recipes. Good choice and highly recommended! To get…

HelloFresh’s Red Thai Curry


Here is the 2nd recipe that was in my HelloFresh box. It is also a Best Of recipe from 2013. Be careful with the red curry paste if you don’t like it very spicy. Vegetarians may want to replace the chicken with tofu or potatoes. Other than that, I highly recommend this tasty and quick…

HelloFresh’s Tomato Mascarpone Gnocchi


I am a curious person and when I unpacked my HelloFresh Kochbox I immediately wanted to get the pot on the stove and did so, Thursday lunch plan secured ;) Here is an overview of the ingredients that I received for the tomato mascarpone gnocchi. Serves 2 people, prep and cooking time 30 minutes: Ingredients:…

Kale potato soup


Green is “in” in many ways, especially in combination with a healthy nutrition. Many recipes these days feature kale as a “wunder” ingredient. Kale has many green friends. Salad, broccoli, cucumber, spinach, brussels sprouts, you name them. I have to admit that the first time I read about kale was in the States and then…

Hello fall, it’s time for pumpkin soup


I am not a fan of cold temperatures and the transition from summer to fall but when I go to a farmer’s market and see the piles of pumpkins that are displayed I get happy and can’t resist to take one or two home with me. Pumpkin soup is one of my favorite soups and…