Broccoli and Ham Pasta Bake

Hello dear readers, January was all about detoxing and trying to lose a few pounds I gained over Christmas. So I try to watch what I’m eating but not in a manic way. Even if I watch calories, I still want to eat some nice stuff and sometimes I grave pasta in a creamy sauce … Continue reading

Quickie on a Friday Night: Spinach Salad with Chicken and Mushrooms

Hello dear readers, I hope you get the chance to enjoy this lovely sunny Saturday afternoon in London or wherever you are. Last night I felt like a special treat but couldn’t be bothered to run to the shop and do proper cooking so I had a look in my fridge and found the following … Continue reading

My favourite German summer dish: Asparagus with new potatoes and ham

Hello dear readers, I know, some people would call this dish simple but I call it instant gratification! Although the green asparagus is not very popular in Germany (we like the white one) I’m now pretty used to the one over here and this dish is just as delicious as with white asparagus. All you … Continue reading

Chinese Noodle Salad with Peanuts

Hello everyone and happy Friday! Today I will share with you the secret of how to make a great Chinese Noodle Salad with peanuts and lots of other exciting things. It’s worth making a big portion because you can keep it for a few days in the fridge and you can easily take it to … Continue reading

Haddock with homemade Potato Wedges and Tomato-Sugar-Snap stir fry

I think Easter is the perfect time for some homemade fish and chips! I invented this “healthy” version (ok ok, it is battered!) of the English classic because I don’t like making chips at home, you will never find a chip pan in my kitchen. In addition, I don’t like mushy peas or beans (at … Continue reading

Easypeasy Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Today’s culinary excursion takes us straight to Jamaica and you’ll get to know the beauty of Jerk Chicken. Ok, I’m going to do the lazy version! But I have two good reasons for that: I don’t have a typical jerk grill The blend of spices I’m going to use contains everything we need – and … Continue reading

Cherry Tomato and Salmon Spaghetti

This is one of my favourite pasta dishes! It’s incredible easy but also incredibly yummy.  Per person you need: 150g Spaghetti 300g Cherry Tomatoes 100g Smoked Salmon 2-4 Crushed Garlic Gloves Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese Olive Oil Fresh Grounded Pepper, Dried Chillies (optional) Cut the salmon into small pieces. Heat olive oil in a pan and fry … Continue reading

Baby Spinach and Feta Cheese Salad

I love spinach! I could eat that all-round talent in every form each day. The variation I’m going to present today is a light summery version. It goes very well as a side dish with grilled meat or fish or as a main for lunch. It is also a great salad for taking with you … Continue reading

Fabulous Chorizo and Plantain Salad

As you can easily see I have two clear favourites in the moment: salads in every form – spring calls for something fresh – and chorizo. Brindisa at Borough Market offers the best of these Spanish delicatessens in town. For more information visit http://www.brindisa.com/ This salad is super easy to make but I promise you, … Continue reading

The best and quickest Chorizo and Pasta Salad in the world!

It is Sunday and you’re thinking about a lovely little snack for the afternoon in the park. Ideally, you could also make some lunch for tomorrow at work. What to do? If you like Chorizo and Pasta then this is your salad. You need: Fresh tortellini (300 g) 300 g Cherry Tomatoes A small stick … Continue reading