La Rompecolchones – Mattressbreaker

One of Colombia’s favourite soups: La Rompecolchones – The mattress breaker. Originally from the Colombian westcoast, where a lot of herbs, such as cilantro/koriander, are used for elaborating all types of recipes. This one is believed to have ‘spiced up’ a lot of bedroom activity… What you need 4 sliced loins white fish 1 cupContinue reading “La Rompecolchones – Mattressbreaker”

Vichyssoise

Time for another refreshing soup recipe. This time we go for something French…or American… Well the recipe was crwates by a French chef in an American Hotel/Restaurant. What nationality is it then??? What you need 300g leek (white parts) 300g potatoes 2 fresh onion/shallots (white parts) 800ml veggetable stock salt & white pepper 250ml milkContinue reading “Vichyssoise”

Grilled Veggies Gazpacho

Yeah, summer is here and we are already approaching 35ºC+. So a good time to take out some refreshing recipes. Gazpacho is the prefect recipe for that. So here a new twist with grilles What you need 3 dents garlic 1/2 onion 5 tomatoes 1 red bell pepper 2 cucumbers salt & pepper olive oilContinue reading “Grilled Veggies Gazpacho”

Vegan Flammkuchen

Flammkuchen is a typical dish from the Alsace region, the southern border region between France and Germany. The traditional Flammkuchen is anything but vegan as its topping is made with sour cream and bacon. However, you are alowed to change the toppings so here we made some. What you need Dough 330 g flour 80mlContinue reading “Vegan Flammkuchen”

Rouladen

I have not done this in ages. A typical German Dish reserved for colder weather and able to fill you for an entire day. Nonetheless, it is extremely delicious and comes best with some Knödel (cooked bread balls) and Rotkraut (red cabbage). If I am not mistaken it is one of THE German Dishes. TheContinue reading “Rouladen”

Cheeky Cheeks in Red Wine

And we stay with the traditonal Spanish Dishes. To make cheeks usually used to be for the lower classes and was not well considered. Nowadays this traditional dish has come up again and is served in the most luxurious restaurants all over the country. Or you can make it at home. What you need (servesContinue reading “Cheeky Cheeks in Red Wine”

Cocido Madrileño

It is so frosty outside. Anything that helps to warm up during these days is more than welcome. Although you might think that Spain is a sunny summer paradise, most regions in the counrty can easily drop below 0° C in winter. Well the cititzens from the capital city Madrid have their perfect recipe toContinue reading “Cocido Madrileño”

Turrón Mousse Cake

While in big parts of the world Christmas time is already over Spain and some other catholic regions are getting ready for assault No. 3: The 3 Wiseman / 3 Reyes Magos. Probably the most valued holiday as in Spain everyone will receive their gifts on this very day. What you need (serves 6) CookieContinue reading “Turrón Mousse Cake”

Oven Roasted Pumpkin

You want to impress your veggie friends last minute on Christmas? Then try this super easy pumpkin recipe. Preparation in 5 minutes, oven it and super-delicious. What you need (serves 3-4) 1/2 pumpkin olive oil sea salt & pepper 2 spoons oregano How you do it Slice pumpkin into thick slices. Cover or rub themContinue reading “Oven Roasted Pumpkin”

Vegan Pumpkin and Pineapple Curry

Vegan time. Who says a curry mut feature meat or fish. You can also go for a vegan one. The Jaimaicans got that already in one of their recipes. What you need (serves 4) 5 garlic cloves 3 spring onions 1 large ginger 1 lime 1 lare sweet potato 1/4 pumpkin (aprox 250g) 1/3 pineappleContinue reading “Vegan Pumpkin and Pineapple Curry”