Left-Overs Sushi

Occasionally, when I really can’t stand the idea of yet another sandwich, I like to get sushi for lunch. The delis close to campus have a pretty decent but not inexpensive selection. This is also where I discovered avocado sushi—I know, awesome right? So last week, after dinner we have a lot of rice left…

Pizza Sauce Version 01

1 Can Chopped Tomatoes 1/2 Tube Tomato Triple Concentrate 1/4 tbsp salt 1/2 tbsp freshly crushed rainbow peppers 1 tbsp oregano Blend until smooth thick sauce happens

Accidental Best Pizza

I shared my favourite pizza-dough a long, long, long … long time ago. But, well you know how accidents—or forgetting to buy flour three times in a row *cough*—can lead to unexpected outcomes? So here is an even better dough recipe! Whoohoo. Isn’t that exciting? Mini-cheat Okay continuing with the food-porn. So I have begun…

Baked-Burger Buns

No fat or oil needed. The perfect protein dish. This was a childhood stable, my granny would make a huge tray with these rolls for the whole family. We would have apple mixed with seabuckthorn juice with them. The perfect winter food.

Steak and Ale Pie

One of our all time favourites. And yes steak-purists no sausage in my pie. I know, I know that’s against German heritage.

Gräupchen–Pearl Barley & Ham Soup

The broth 1 ham (I like using cured ham) Cover with water 2 bay leaves 5 juniper berries 1 Tablespoon rainbow peppercorns 5 pimento 1 generous piece of celeriac 2 medium carrots 1 medium onion 1 small leek Simmer all for about 2 hours The Barley Depending on size of barley corns (how they are…

Mince & Tatties

Aka Minced Beef & Mashed Potatoes It took me only 13 years of living in Scotland to make my first Mince and Tatties. So without further ado … drum-roll etc … here it goes One of my ‘it’s a grey November night’ favourites! – 500 g lean steak mince – 1 medium sized onion –…

Thick Roast Pepper & Tomato Soup

Now that we are almost in November and the weather has suddenly turned grey and cold, it’s time for soul-soups. Here is my version of roast pepper and tomato soup. You need: 1 red pepper 1 medium sized onion 2 small carrots 4 small potatoes 3 inches leek (finely chopped) 3 inches celery (finely chopped)…

Almost Mac’n’Cheese

Spring greens and left-overs version 1 portion Spätzle (or any other left over pasta you want to use up) 4-5 Tbsp cream 2-3 Tbsp grated cheddar (or other cheese left overs) 5 mushrooms 1 small tomato 1 handful of mixed fresh herbs & rocket (chop them) (I used parsley, dill, chives, mint, red basil, and…

Feta & Red Chard Stuffed Mushrooms

  Clean about 8 mushroom heads Throw 60gr Feta and a generous hand full of red chard in a blender with some spices Fill the mushroom heads with the mixture Put a thin slice of cheddar on top of each mushroom head Bake at 200°C for 30 min

Japanese Salmon Soup—The Lost Recipe Version

Japanese Salmon Soup Last week I saw this really nice recipe for Japanese salmon soup online. Unfortunately I did not bookmark it and cannot find it anywhere, in my browser history. So all I remember the author recommended to make the broth first and rub the inside of the ceramic crock-pot with miso soup. So…