Skinnier Pumpkin Soup with Teriyaki Rumpsteak Skewers

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It’s pumpkin season again and I feel fall coming pretty fast. We stil have beautiful and warm days out but you can really feel the crisp air in the mornings that indicate that fall is on its way. I bought some nice fruit and veg and I really love the fruit and candles with . . . → Read More: Skinnier Pumpkin Soup with Teriyaki Rumpsteak Skewers

Côte de Boeuf from your home BBQ & a story from NYC

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It may sound crazy but I went grocery shopping for the weekend (yet not so crazy)and was shopping for some ingredients for a dinner with friends (still not so super crazy) but then I found this beautiful piece of meat. Côte de Boeuf.

And it made me think of my best friend Meigan . . . → Read More: Côte de Boeuf from your home BBQ & a story from NYC

Asian Chicken Teriyaki Noodles with Kale

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Hi guys, it’s Friday night and I needed a quick dinner tonite. I decided I’d go for some Asian food. Michael loves fried noodles and we both enjoy teriyaki-style flavors.

This recipe is fairly easy as you only need some already roasted chicken. Maybe you have some leftovers from a chicken feast? Then you . . . → Read More: Asian Chicken Teriyaki Noodles with Kale

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

Cooking for the family with the family!

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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!

Reindeer Stew – New Year’s Dinner 2012

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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

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: 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

Tutorial on how to prepare a roasted goose breast

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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

How to prepare a wonderful & tender braised beef brisket

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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