Spaghetti with Anchovies (Spaghetti con Acciughe) and tomatoes

Spaghetti with Anchovies (Spaghetti con Acciughe)

This dish tastes like it came directly from the Mediterranean. Literally. Yes, anchovies are harvested in the Mediterranean (and North Atlantic). I love anchovies, and I must say they are quite subtle in this dish, but my German boyfriend was confused by that unidentifiable sea-like flavor. I didn't tell him beforehand. Yes, good strategy. I think some people have...
Linguine mit Pfifferlingen, rosa Pfefferkörner und Mascarpone

Linguine with Chanterelle Mushrooms, Pink Peppercorns & Mascarpone

A quick and easy pasta dish -- linguine with chanterelle mushrooms. It's a great option for a weeknight meal that gives the impression you put a lot of work into it! Pink peppercorns & mascarpone turn it into something delectable! I picked up a package of bird's nest egg noodles which are somewhere between tagliatelle and linguine in size....
Avocado-Dressing mit Zitrone und Joghurt

“Homestead” Lemon and Avocado Dressing

I really love a good avocado. My favorite way to eat one is sliced in half, core removed, drizzled with olive oil and a splash of balsamic vinegar, topped with a generous sprinkle of coarse sea salt and freshly ground pepper. Amazing! Actually, this was introduced to me by my German boyfriend. I had never dreamed of eating an...
Würziger Tomatensalat, Spicy Tomato Salad mit Chilischoten

Spicy Tomato Salad

About half the size of a roma tomato, egg-shaped baby roma tomatoes are deliciously sweet with a more intense flavor and aroma than the larger variety. They have an elongated "egg" type shape and a deep color. I love these and I adore this tomato salad. First of all, it's delicious. The chili pepper really brings out the sweetness of...
Asian noodle salad

Asian Noodle Salad with Tender Greens

This simple and delicious Asian noodle salad is topped with toasted sesame seeds, cilantro, red pepper and green onions. I sometimes even through in some baby corn for extra flavor, color and crunch. Yes, Ramen noodles are cheap as dirt, which is the main reason why these suckers have remained so darn popular over all the years. I think...
This Japanese style daikon carrot coleslaw

Japanese Daikon Carrot Coleslaw

This Japanese style coleslaw is seriously simple and seriously delicious. Daikon and carrot pair fabulously together, especially in a tasty Asian-style dressing. Okay, I am biased, I love most any foods with an Asian flair. So if you haven't already done so, give daikon a try. It's delicious. If you are not already familiar, daikon is a long white vegetable...