Roasted Pumpkin, Brussel Sprouts and Chicken

If I’m being honest, this barely requires a recipe at all. I went with my gut and threw some ingredients on a sheet pan with one vague idea of what I wanted and ta-da: delicious autumnal themed noms for at least four meals! two 500g containers of chicken Spice mix: Cayenne Pepper, Paprika, Garlic Powder, Turmeric,…

Brunch and Book Club

Questing for fluffy challah, and soaking it in eggy mixture to be fried on the stove brings warm nostalgia to my heart. I can’t say whether it’s the challah, french toast aspect or simply cooking for other people that I love the most – but it’s absolutely my favourite way to start the day. In…

Indulge Your Inner Foodie

Hormone-fuelled Thursdays aren’t my favourites. In fact, this one is so difficult that instead of writing out a fun-filled recipe for you to enjoy, I’m going to post pictures of food and look longingly at them (as you should too). xx

Book Review: A Cook’s Tour by Anthony Bourdain

Title: A Cook’s Tour: Global Adventures in Extreme Cuisine Author: Anthony Bourdain Genre: Nonfiction, Food & Drink, Food, Autobiography, Memoir, Biography, Cooking Publisher: Harper Perennial Published: November 5, 2002 Page Amount: 277 pages Goodreads Summary: The only thing “gonzo gastronome” and internationally bestselling author Anthony Bourdain loves as much as cooking is traveling. Inspired by the question, “What would…

Ground Beef Skillet-Casserole

In honor of my leaving Germany, I set about thinking of a perfect goodbye meal for my dear friends living in Berlin. It couldn’t be too fancy or difficult to make… but it also had to scream *comfort* and *I promise I’m not leaving you*. Hmm, what to cook? Then it struck me, a casserole…

Roasted Radishes

Roasted Radishes Recipe Ingredients: Bunch of radishes Walnuts, crushed White onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper and paprika Something left over in the freezer…? I may have a slight tendency to lose my focus at work and go on The Kitchn maybe once every two hours… or hour. It was on…

Apologies and Food Photos

Dear Readers, My dearest dearest apologies for having been off the radar for over a month now. In all honesty, I am really sorry for leaving you hanging (especially since last month I was really getting into the vibe of weekly blogging). Learning how to live in Berlin takes some effort! So to prepare for…

A Week of Cafe-Hopping

If there’s one thing that hipsters are known for… it’s cafe-hopping. Now, I’m not hipster by any stretch of the imagination, as far as I know- but I enjoy the occasional cafe hop. This week hasn’t been exceptionally cafe-hopping focused, but I’ve had my fair share of delicious cafe meals that are outrageously European and…

Book Review: Stir by Jessica Fechtor

Title: Stir: My Broken Brain and the Meals that Brought Me Home Author: Jessica Fechtor Genre: Memoir, Autobiography, Food, Foodie, Cooking Publisher: Avery Published: June 23, 2015 Page Amount: 288 pages Blurb From Goodreads: At 28, Jessica Fechtor was happily immersed in graduate school and her young marriage, and thinking about starting a family. Then one day, she…