Russian Eggs

I assume that these eggs are not actually Russian. In Spain they are quite popular. Especially when you go to one of those Christmas or New Year’s parties where everybody has to bring something. What you need (serves 6) 6 eggs 1 can tuna (aprox 80-100g) 2 spoons mayonnaise Salt and pepper Parsley for decorationContinue reading “Russian Eggs”

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Puffy Ham’n’Cheese Empanadas

We actually should start the new year with some healthy dishes, right? Oh what the bloody hell…let’s make some ham and cheese puffy pastries What you need (serves 6) 1 rectangular puff pastry 12 slices cooked or smoked ham 6 slices cheese (gouda works best) 1 egg How you do it Cut the puff pastryContinue reading “Puffy Ham’n’Cheese Empanadas”

Iced Peppermint Chai

Spicy fresh injection for the hot days? Try some iced Peppermint Chai What you need (for 1 bottle -1l) 1 l water 2 spoons chai tea (black works best) 2 sprigs peppermint 3 spoons honey How you do it Heat up the water until it boils. Remove from the heat. add the chai tea andContinue reading “Iced Peppermint Chai”

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”

Saffron Shrimps’n’Rice

So finally 2018 is here. All those food orgies are finally over. Time to go back to some healthier dishes and start losing all thos extra holiday season pounds. To start right off let’s get our proteins ups and some easy-to-digest energy for the gym. So check out this Shrimps’n’rice. What you need (for 8Continue reading “Saffron Shrimps’n’Rice”

Christmas Potatoes

OMG! Just 2 days until Christmas and still no idea what to make for Christmas? How about some Christmas oven potatoes? They make any main dish look super fancy and super sophisticated. And the best: They are are super easy to make!!! What you need (for 2 servings) 10 small-med sized potatoes 8 spoons oliveContinue reading “Christmas Potatoes”

PORTILLO’s – Chicago, IL

Want to feel like a Gangster from the 30ies/40ies in Chicago and have a real good Hot Dog? Well then Portillo’s is a good choice (recommended also by all native citizens of Chicago). The good thing is that Portillo’s has various places all over the US, so you do not have to be in ChicagoContinue reading “PORTILLO’s – Chicago, IL”

AMERICAN AIRLINES – First domestic

Well you do not often get a chance to fly first class on a domestic route. But yeah this time I did Stats: Airline: American Airlines Flight(s): AA (08/10/2017) Itinerary: PHL – CLE Aircraft: Embraer 175 Pretzel Pete’s Salted Caramel Pretzels. Yeay! They were good

Ragú Alla Bolognese

Probably the best known sauce for pasta from Italy… Although ragú or “ragout” is actually French. French?!?! Yes the idea of making “ragout” or roasted spicy meat (this is the actual meaning of “ragout”) originated in France. It swiftly expanded to to the Emiglia-Romana area. There in the 19th century the ragú alla bolognese cameContinue reading “Ragú Alla Bolognese”

Grilled Sardines

Sardines are quite a polarising topic. Either you love them or you hate them. Some love the salty sea flavour other just think that when grilling sardines they smell terribly and taste even worse. I consider myself to lucky first group that sardines quite a lot. In Spain 40-50 years ago sardines were considered fishContinue reading “Grilled Sardines”