Spicy Caribbean Style Mango Chutney!

Who says that you have to wait until summer to enjoy summer treats. After all, its summer somewhere. And not to mention, that is always feels like summertime in the Caribbean. The Grills are always lite, seems that someone is always having a picnic by the seaside and the barbeques can be smelt a mile […]

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Creamy Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Yesterday was Vatertag (Father’s Day) here in Germany. A day most rarely put much emphases on. My husband never expects anything on this day, but I always try to make the day special for him as he is the only father in our home. Some men rarely show how much this day actually means to them because in […]

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Sweet Spicy Shrimp & Vegetable Stir-Fry

I love Asian food. There is something to be said of how they manage to marry flavors together with the results being a party in your mouth. Like Caribbean food, there are so many layers of flavor incorporated into a single dish. It is never just savory or sweet, but a combination that is tangy and delicious. There is […]

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Polenta Cakes Topped w/Avocado, Poached Egg & Sautéed Tomatoes

Its Monday! And I am so happy to be back with you guys! Last week I found myself a bit under the weather. Well more than a bit. Following doctors orders, I had to rest up. Still not 100% but couldn’t stay away another day. The weather is still kind of ugly, so why not […]

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Disney Inspired Ratatouille!!!

Happy Tuesday! How often can you say a Disney movie inspired you to cook up something that is not only eye catching, but tasty too.  Better yet, a movie where a rat was dying to become a great French chef.  I must confess, I’ve seen this movie more than 10 times both with and without the intended […]

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Avocado Aioli

I have never been much of an Aioli fan to be honest. My first encounter was a few years ago at a party we attended in a city car garage surrounded by a rowdy crowd watching the Eroupa Manschaft (German for championship) and of course cheering on our German National team. Maybe this setting wasn’t the best for trying […]

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Cappelletti w/Creamy Tomato and Basil Sauce

The secret is definitely in the sauce! This unbelievably creamy tomato basil goodness will leaving you wanting more. The combination of fresh and sun-dried tomatoes is perfect. Did I mention that I love sun-dried tomatoes. No? Okay then, I love sun dried tomatoes. It gives everything that extra kick of flavor. Once you have tried this […]

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Crunchy Jalapeno Poppers

I was feeling a bit bored. So I looked in the pantry to see what I can whip up real quick. Came across these Jalapeno Peppers and figured why not make some Poppers. This recipe is pretty basic and will satisfy the craving for something crunchy. There was no need for a special trip to the grocery […]

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Cauliflower Aloo Gobi

Cauliflower is one of those underrated vegetables hiding in the shadows. It is a super power food that is low in calories and loaded with vitamins and minerals.  It has a neutral flavor which is perfect for this recipe. This wonderful spicy side dish has oodles of charm and its quite favorable. There is nothing like a healthy side that is a hassle […]

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Poached Fish w/Sherry Tomato Sauce

The simplest dishes can remind you of home. And nothing says home to me like seafood. Seafood is one of the quickest, healthiest, and easiest dish you can prepare. It is my go to when I want something light, fresh and that looks elegant. I’ve cooked a lot of Seafood over the years. But fish is my favorite […]

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Tenderloin w/Celery Puree Crust

  I’ve found that the most juicy tender cuts of meat are the boneless ones. In my house there is no bias. But for this recipe, having a boneless cut not only helps the meat to cook evenly, but also gives a perfect succulent finish. Delicious steaks can be cooked perfect even on a stovetop. With a few perfectly placed ingredients, you […]

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Easy Thai Curry Soup

I’m a creature of habit. At least when it comes to foods I love. Twice a month we would order Asian take-out. Without fail, I order the same Thai Curry Soup every time. I once made the mistake of saying to the hubby, I want to try something else. And that something else he brought […]

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