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”

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”

Business Long Haul – AIRFRANCE

Almost one year ago I did this exact same route on Airfrance. But it was in Economy Premium. So this year we give it a try in Business Class Stats: Airline: AIRFRANCE Flight(s): AF 334 (04/03/2019) Itinerary: CDG – BOS Aircraft: Boeing 777-200ER What I had: As a small appetizer some beet root mousse andContinue reading “Business Long Haul – AIRFRANCE”

Creamy Chestnut Soup

Well, seems like the winter has hit hard finally. Luckily some of thos outdoor chestnut koisks are still around, and provide roasted warm chestnuts to heat up. Well there is another thing that you can do with them. Check this out What you need (serves 4) 25 chestnuts 2 carrots 1 sweet potato 1 litreContinue reading “Creamy Chestnut Soup”

Oishii Ramen Street – BARCELONA

Oh finally it is here in Barcelona. My favourite Ramen Restaurant from Madrid finally made it to the “Ciutat Comtal”. It is a fantstic add-on to the Ramen Portfolio of Barcelona. So check it out. Stats: Oishii Ramen Street Ronda Sant Pere, 26 Barcelona Home   What we had: The Baos are not originally JapaneseContinue reading “Oishii Ramen Street – BARCELONA”

Creamy Seafood Chowder

The cold months containing an ‘R’ in their spelling (like January or February) are said to be the best ones for seafood. It seem like that shrimps, crabs, etc grow best in colder waters and that is why you should take advantage to have some of those in he cold season. Preferrably in a hotContinue reading “Creamy Seafood Chowder”

Vegetarian Minestrone

Probably all Italians will kill after this recipe-post. Or at least they will start complaining that this is not traditional minestrone or that the recipe is completely wrong. Well, as one smart Italian chef told me. “The recipe shall always reflect the chef’s style of making food”. This one is my recipe and it isContinue reading “Vegetarian Minestrone”