A few weekends ago Michael and I had a cooking dinner date with Michael’s brother Andreas and his wife Andrea. We enjoy hanging out and cooking together.
This time we had some Miso Soup with silk tofu as a starter. Then Michael made his famous fried Asian noodles and Andrea and I did some roasted . . . → Read More: Cooking for the family with the family!
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OF YOU!
I am wishing you a wonderful and culinary 2013! I hope to share and swap recipes and adventures with you! Let’s start with my first recipe for 2013! It’s actually our New Year’s dinner that we spent with some dear friends of ours.
We were spoilt with . . . → Read More: Reindeer Stew – New Year’s Dinner 2012
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
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
For me a real seasonal dish is roasted goose. It’s a family tradition to roast poultry like duck and goose in late fall and during the holiday seasons.
We had guests over at the “Casa Marzari” last weekend. I served this great roasted goose and also some braised brisket. Our side dishes were braised . . . → Read More: Tutorial on how to prepare a roasted goose breast
Michael and I had the boys over for dinner yesterday and I was in the mood for some seasonal and hearty foods. I decided to prepare a roasted goose breast and a classic braised beef brisket. I know, this is two dishes but I didn’t have enough goose for all 4 of us.
As side . . . → Read More: How to prepare a wonderful & tender braised beef brisket
Today I just want to share some nice pics with you from yesterday’s dinner. Michael and I fired up the BBQ and did some nice steak. I prepared some fresh whole weat bread that was grilled on the BBq, too.
Some goat cheese stuffed figs drizzled with honey were grilled as well. They . . . → Read More: Grilled steak with goat cheese stuffed figs & homemade bread
Our weekend special
Hi foodies! Thanks for checking out this recipe.
I wanted to make a chicken dish today but one with a fun twist to it. So I came up with this Mediterranean inspired pasta and chicken dish.
Michael enjoyed having it for dinner today. And I wished I had prepared more of that . . . → Read More: Mediterranean Filled Chicken Breast with Mushroom-Balsamic-Reduction
This was a true BBQ weekend!
Hi guys! What’s better than cooking in your fab kitchen? Cooking in your outdoor kitchen! I love our BBQ and had a blast grilling our food. We did simple and easy recipes and also spent a fun Saturday night at a friend’s BBQ. We had lot’s of veggies, great . . . → Read More: BBQing is so much fun!
Serves 2-3 people
1 chicken at about 1100 – 1200 gramms
150-200g couscous 1 small onion, diced 1-2 garlic gloves, diced 10 almonds, crushed 3-5 dried apricots ca. 2 – 3 cups of veggie or chicken broth
spices: sea salt, white pepper or Szechuan Pepper, Paprika powder, chilis, veggie oil
Prepping the BBQ
Preheat your . . . → Read More: BBQ Chicken a little different