After the starter last week, the main course now follows: Lamb with Christmas spices.
Every year just before Christmas, Germany's largest chocolate festival takes place in Tübingen. Although chocolate is not my number one priority, it is nice to see what new things the Chocolatiers come up with. Because chocolate is not only delicious but also versatile.
Most people associate Christmas with two things: Family and good food. However, if we are honest, this holiday usually means stress and bad moods - not least because the cook is always alone in the kitchen and spends zero time with their guests. Let us do something about this!
Cinnamon – the quintessence of fall/winter. I LOVE cinnamon. I own a cinnamon shower gel, cinnamon candles, cinnamon perfume, and anything and everything else you can think of. So no one will be surprised by the fact that I love cinnamon rolls.
One of the best low carb vegetables is cauliflower. Have you ever tried cauliflower pizza? It is the bomb. This could only get better by adding the best kind of meat: chicken. Add some heavy cream and a few spices – et voila! The tastiest healthy-ish chicken recipe ever.
There is an undefined number of recipes for sauce and an ongoing discussion about toppings (pineapple does go on pizza, duh!), but for me, the dough is the hardest part. It has taken me years to find a good recipe for pizza dough.
I know, cookies are great and all, but who can resist a slice of warm cheesecake? No one – and even less when it is Russischer Zupfkuchen (Russian Chocolate Cheesecake).
Swabian food is comfort food. It is hearty, filling and makes you feel oh so good. It is hard to choose a favourite, but Haschee is definitely up there.
I love having guests. There is no better way to show you care about someone than inviting them to your place and spending time with them. But what I love most about it, is cooking for people. My favourite thing to cook for guests is lasagne. I have never met anyone who doesn’t love a … Continue reading Hospitality begins in the heart