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CHILI CON CARNE

Well, this particular chili recipe is not exactly with meat but with ground turkey because we like it more that way. This is a quick favourite in our home – takes about 15-20 minutes of active prep time, makes a big pot, lasts in the fridge for a good number of days, tastes deliciously. Full…

BLINI – RUSSIAN CREPES

Show me one person who wouldn’t love to have these lovely freshly made crepes for breakfast, I dare you! Well, if you find this person – bring them over, they simply never had good crepes before. Now, this is one of those recipes that I follow vaguely, relying heavily on my memory, experience and visuals……

OUR FAVORITE SCRUMPTIOUS MOUSSAKA

This is one dish my husband never says no to and I don’t blame him. This moussaka requires a little work but the result is so worth it! It is warm and comforting, it only gets better in the next couple of days but we rarely get the chance to enjoy it this long because…

EASY INSTANT POT APPLESAUCE

I LOVE APPLES! There, now you know it. We can get apples all year round, but all apple bakes and sauces are heavily associated with autumn for me. This year we even went to an apple orchard outside Hamburg to pick apples ourselves. We brought back about 5kg assorted apples, I cooked so many different…

SOURDOUGH OKONOMIYAKI – Savory Japanese Pancake

I am a proud mama of a very lively and trustworthy sourdough starter that I created about 6 months ago. Maintaining the starter means not only lots of freshly baked bread, but lots of sourdough discard as well. I was on a lookout for more interesting ways to use up the discard and I found…

SPAGHETTI WITH CHANTERELLES IN CREAMY GARLICKY SAUCE

Have you already seen these beautiful bright orange little mushrooms in every single supermarket? Those are chanterelles, they are seasonal and they are extra delicious. While I usually enjoy them just fried with a little butter and salt, this time is different. This quick spaghetti recipe is simple but delicious and really beautiful. Make the…