German Lentils with Spaetzle (Schwäbische Linsen mit Spätzle)

German Lentils with Spaetzle (Schwäbische Linsen mit Spätzle)

Once again, my adventures with my favorite Schwabe have led me to eating traditional southern comfort food. Lentils and Spätzle. Which, by the way, is actually the national dish of the Swabian region in southern Germany (which some people, one in particular, who I happen to live with, likes to refer to as North Italy – pleeease. Nice...
Wild Salad Greens & Herbs in a Lemon Dressing

Wild Salad Greens & Herbs in a Lemon Dressing

A good salad dressing makes even the simplest plate of greens memorable. Go wild and load up on a combination of wild greens, baby greens and herbs this spring! With a lemon dressing this is a tangy, sharp, and refreshing salad. You can take a mix of any wild greens that are available this time of year at your local...
Crustless Quiche with Spinach, Prosciutto and Mushroom

Crustless Quiche with Spinach, Prosciutto and Mushroom

Real men don’t eat quiche, they eat smoked bacon and egg pie! Well, I’d say quiche isn’t much different. The name itself originated from Germany (the word ‘quiche’ is derived from the German ‘Kuchen’, meaning cake) and was later called ‘Lorraine’ or ‘quiche Lorraine’ by the French. Although by definition, a quiche must be in a crust, it isn’t necessary,...
German Ham and Egg Noodles (Schinkennudeln)

German Ham and Egg Noodles (Schinkennudeln)

This is a super quick, super simple classic kid-centric German recipe. One that only requires scrounging a few staples together. Noodles. Eggs. Ham. It’s almost like having breakfast for dinner. Whether you are looking for a tasty kids meal, are eating solo or just want to deliver something quick and easy, this recipe definitely fits the bill. Totally delicious, it’s...

Tomato and Thyme Salmon

This salmon recipe is full of wonderful Mediterranean flavors.Tomato, garlic, thyme and white wine. Splendid. Perfect if you are looking for a "quick and easy, fancy". The key to good salmon is not overthinking it. Simple in this case is better. All that I'm doing here is sprinkling the salmon with a little salt and pepper and then topping...
Baked Tortelloni with Italian Sausage (Salsiccia)

Baked Tortelloni with Italian Sausage (Salsiccia)

Do you ever get a craving for lasagna, and start thinking of the different steps involved in putting it together and remember how much effort it really is? Okay, truth by known, I belong to the camp of people who still pre-boils the lasagna noodles and likes to make a proper Bolognese for the sauce, which needs to simmer...