Meeting bacon & co: Sunday brunch time


This morning I had a creative start into the day. I woke up and went straight to the kitchen to prepare a nice little Sunday brunch. I proudly present:   This brunch table reminds me of a still life painting. What you see arranged here are puff pastry wedges with red cabbage and goat cheese crumbles…

Beef roulade, traditionally German


Traditional meals are not always in ‘culinary fashion’ but let me tell you this: Cooked with devotion and fresh ingredients they are delicious! Like the traditional German dish we call ‘Rouladen’ – rolled beef meat, stuffed with pickles, onion and bacon, served with potato mash. Hand-made roulades are a little piece of art. I would…

Typically German: Zwiebelkuchen & Federweißer


My dear blog readers, Today I am very proud to post a typically German dish which originates in the wine-growing valleys of the Rhine. Oppenheim is one of those picturesque little sleepy towns and my home town. Not much happens there but when falls comes in and it gets time to harvest the grapes, it…

Quiche Lorraine


I am back home for school now and since my new home is France, I have been in the mood of making French dishes lately. My first one this year was Quiche Lorraine. It’s not a typical Southern French dish, instead it comes from the Eastern part called la Lorraine (close to the German border)…

Potatoes & Beans: Easy and Delicious


One advantage of living in the Mediterranean is that there is plenty of delicious food all year around! I try to experiment a little bit and this weekend I created something easy and very tasty. If it looks a little bit too veggie for you, no worries, I suggest to serve it with pork medallions…