I wanted to become a good cook and therefore never became a vegetarian. It’s not that I couldn’t miss meat. No, at that time, I actually ate vegetarian meals more often than I ate a meat based meal. Actually, I … Continue reading →
Cook with what you’ve got, not to throw any produce, is one of my (very few!) kitchen rules. Although I can always dump leftovers on my compost pile, to me, that still feels a bit like wasting it. But what … Continue reading →
I don’t know about you guys, but man, I do hate plain plane food. You know, the food they serve you when flying? For years, I’ve been refusing to eat it, getting the looks. But hey, the food I bring … Continue reading →
When I tell people in my cooking classes that probably the most difficult thing of cooking is to decide what to cook tonight, I’ll get a lot of smiling faces and glances of recognition. Because that IS the hardest part. … Continue reading →
I love you, California. I really do. But you make it damn hard for me to get inspired what to cook for dinner. This sensational salad with fennel, fava beans, goat cheese and crunchy almonds didn’t came easy.
As a cooking instructor I like it when people listen to me. Follow my guide and instructions. At the same time I tell them not to listen too much to me. It has not really something to do with this … Continue reading →
Would you eat your own chickens? I know I won’t. Basically for culinary reasons; by the time they have enough flesh on their bones their meat is firm, tough and requires good cooking skills not to dry it out too … Continue reading →
I like talking about food, and about cooking in particular. Actually, this became my main premise for meeting new people after immigrating: I guessed that when they’re interested in food, there is a big chance that we might like each … Continue reading →
French fries or bright yellow beans? What? … Do you think this is a difficult choice? But what if I tell you that they both these long yellow stalks (!) led into this recipe for Watermelon Tomato Salsa?