Mango-Red Currant Salsa

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Today I have a delicious salsa recipe for you! It’s fresh, healthy and easy to prepare. I made it as a starter for some friends last weekend and they loved to dip and snack with some baked chips. Who says it always has to be a tomato salsa? Michael is pretty happy about this . . . → Read More: Mango-Red Currant Salsa

Homemade French Flammkuchen #cakefriday week 30/2013

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Michael likes Flammkuchen; well I do, too It’s a French style Pizza/ flatbread with sour cream/ créme fraiche, spring onions, bacon and onions. Very simple ingredients but super tasty.

I serve this flammkuchen with a big summer salad. It a wonderful dinner option for guests that can be prepared in advance and finished up . . . → Read More: Homemade French Flammkuchen #cakefriday week 30/2013

Sweet & Savory Treats with Puff Pastry #cakefriday week 6/2013

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This week I am going to share two easy treat recipes with you. We will go sweet & savory using a low fat puff pastry dough which is a store bought convenience product.

You will only 3 ingredients:

Nutella Gorgonzola Cheese puf pastry dough

DONE!!

Preheat the oven to the temperature . . . → Read More: Sweet & Savory Treats with Puff Pastry #cakefriday week 6/2013

Sweet or Savory? Endless Pancakes & Crêpes

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In Germany we love our pancakes (Pfannkuchen). As a kid there was nothing better than a fluffy pancake with strawberry jam, rolled and then sprinkled with some sugar and cinnamon. BIG YUM!

Then there came the fancy French crêpe filled with all kinds of delicious treats and/ or classic French desserts like Crêpes . . . → Read More: Sweet or Savory? Endless Pancakes & Crêpes

Crunchy Soy Patties with Warm Red Lentil Salad #meatlessMonday

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A #MeatlessMonday recipe. It doesn’t always have to be meat ot poultry. Michael and I also enjoy veggie dishes alot and I came across a fun ingredient when I was shopping at our local organic/farmer’s market. I found some soy grains/ pellets that you can use as a meat substitute. I have cooked with . . . → Read More: Crunchy Soy Patties with Warm Red Lentil Salad #meatlessMonday

Homemade Pasta: Ravioli-Surprise

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Michael from JustanotherPen did a great job being a handy man in our home today! As a reward I made him some homemade pasta: a ravioli with a cream cheese, forrest mushroom & walnut filling topped with a beautiful organic egg yolk! Sounds crazy puttin an egg yolk in a ravioli? – Go for . . . → Read More: Homemade Pasta: Ravioli-Surprise

Mini Cocottes – Healthy & stylish baked eggs

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I played with my new cocottes tonight for the first time – and I LOVE them! Super cute and stylish! Thanks to mom and Bruno for this Christmas gift!

I did two different kinds of dishes for dinner – one with leeks and one with eggplant & eggs. I will first show you my . . . → Read More: Mini Cocottes – Healthy & stylish baked eggs

Asian-Style Braised Pork Belly

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First thought: Pork Belly – I don’t know… I know our classic attempt to a roasted pork belly – a Bavarian Classic – with its crackled & crispy skin served with some dumplings, gravy and (sterotype) kraut. But I’ve never had a braised pork belly before. For me the BIG turn off was the . . . → Read More: Asian-Style Braised Pork Belly

esskunst edible gifts: Black & White Mushroom Risotto Jar

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You want to wrap up your passion for food in an edible gift? You have come to the right place! Today I am going to present a wonderful gift idea that comes in handy for all the lovers of Italien food and especially risotto: Black % White Mushroom Risotto in a jar!

All . . . → Read More: esskunst edible gifts: Black & White Mushroom Risotto Jar

esskunst edible gifts: Coffee & Szechuan Steak Pepper Spice Mix

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This is litterally my favorite spice mix and it’s 100% esskunst style and composed in the esskunst kitchen. It makes a wonderful Christmas present for your friends, family, foodie folks, steak junkies…

You can either put it together in a little jar and dress it up with a fun bow & tag or you can . . . → Read More: esskunst edible gifts: Coffee & Szechuan Steak Pepper Spice Mix