Main Meals · Vegetarian

Porcini risotto

If there is a traditional fall risotto in Italy, it’s the beloved risotto ai funghi made with those exquisite porcini mushrooms. Porcini mushroom is such an elegant and filled with flavor mushroom, if you are lucky enough to get it, in whatever form possible (fresh, canned or dry), you’ll never go back to button mushroom.… Continue reading Porcini risotto

Main Meals · Vegetarian

Swiss broccoli gratin

Swiss broccoli gratin is a touch healthier way to eat a bunch of good Swiss cheese. When I say Swiss cheese, I don’t talk here about the American swiss cheese with holes… no.. no… I talk about the two delicious cheeses types they often use in Switzerland to make their famous cheese fondue; the famous… Continue reading Swiss broccoli gratin

Main Meals · Pasta and Bread Meals

Crispy Sage and Cured ham Vodka sauce Pasta

After a week of german recipes… it’s time to go back to an old good friend called Pasta. This pasta is ridiculously addictive, be aware. I have no idea if it’s the mix of texture or the mix of flavors that makes it so irresistible. It’s a terribly simple recipe too, also done under 20… Continue reading Crispy Sage and Cured ham Vodka sauce Pasta

Main Meals

Mushroom sauce and Kale Knödel

On my way back from vacation in Germany, I had to use the next week to try out some of my favorite German recipes. German cuisine is often related to meat and potatoes, well this recipe is no exception. Knödel is a potato dumpling quite popular in Central Europe, although they call it Klöße in northern Germany.… Continue reading Mushroom sauce and Kale Knödel

Main Meals

Krautstrudel (German Cabbage and bacon roll)

When you think of Strudel, you probably automatically picture a sweet apple strudel. Am I right? Well in Central Europe they make some great savory ones also. You can find some pumpkin, spinach, sauerkraut and more strudel types here and there. The one here is a simple cabbage and smoked bacon bits one, served with a delicious… Continue reading Krautstrudel (German Cabbage and bacon roll)

Main Meals · Meat & Poultry

German beer beef stew with Knödeln

Coming back from holiday in Germany and I got myself some nice cooking books, my german isn’t so good yet, so it takes forever to understand a single recipe. But the one recipe I’ve always wanted to reproduce is the famous Knödel. This potato dumpling is in so many meals up in Germany or Central… Continue reading German beer beef stew with Knödeln

Delicious destinations · Travel

My Top 10 must try regional specialities from Bavaria, Germany

Before meeting my German husband, I was truly clueless about German gastronomy, if you would have asked me 10 years ago… what German cuisine consists off… I would have probably said sauerkraut and sausages. Thanks to my man and his family, I finally got the chance to experience this great cuisine, more precisely the Bavarian cuisine… Continue reading My Top 10 must try regional specialities from Bavaria, Germany