Eating while on vacation is an art well trained

It’s summertime and I am thinking about going away. I’m trying to think of a place where the local food is amazing, one thing leads to another and here I am, writing about… Continue reading

The Joys of an American Breakfast

Breakfast excites me in a completely pathetic way. It is the last thing I think about before going to sleep, and the first thing I think about when getting ready for the day.… Continue reading

What we can learn from the London food scene

Being responsible for the organisation of  Sunday UpMarket on Brick Lane for a couple of years has been pretty inspiring in terms of creating a creative food business. I have been very lucky… Continue reading

How (not) to spend all your money on food

In London, expensive and luxurious foods are sort of abundant. Think of Selfridges or Harrods for example… sure, the food halls are a bit naff, but the steak counter at Harrods truly is… Continue reading

The German dumpling guide

Dumpling = Knödel = Kloß = Klops Today I’m celebrating the dumpling with two traditional German dumpling recipes. One uses bread, the other potatoes. But first, I feel obliged to give you a… Continue reading

Eat Big Fish!

Let’s eat a big fish! A beautiful whole sea bream with tarragon butter, fennel, sweet cherry tomatoes, onions and lemons. Ready to go into the oven to be turned into a golden, crispy,… Continue reading

Homemade Ravioli with beef and autumn vegetable filling

What’s for dinner tonight? If you live in Berlin Neukoelln, somewhere near the Rathaus you might be able to smell it. The scent of roasted garlic and a rich beef ragout that is… Continue reading

Triple Chocolate, Vanilla and Blueberry Trifle Sundae.

Oh my goodness gracious. this is soo good and soo indulging. A creamy, chocolaty, crunchy melt-in-your-mouth mess, speckled with tangy blueberries. It is so addictive, that you might want to skip dinner when… Continue reading

seafood pasta revisited

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Backyard BBQ’s and the Germans

Let’s get straight to the point: Summertime is BBQ time and having a BBQ is a rather tricky affair if you don’t own a backyard, frontyard, an allotment (okaay, that’s the luxury version)… Continue reading