French Onion Apple Soup for a cold fall day

As fall settles in over Berlin, it seems as though we all start craving some comfort food. And in this weeks post, we have a great dish to satisfy this craving. French Onion Soup is a classic fall dish and, like most classics, it can easily be tweaked to be just a little bit better. … Continue reading

Zucchini Falafel Cakes with Vermouth Rice

Although summer has come to an end here in Berlin, the plants in our local community garden – Stadtgarten – keep producing almost more zucchinis than us gardeners can eat. They taste great as a simple addition to a pasta sauce, but as you may remember from a previous post, we are big fans of vegetable patties. … Continue reading

Huevo en Torta

Back in June, I was on vacation in southern Arizona. Apart from the amazing landscape, I really enjoyed the local food which is often strongly inspired by nearby Mexico.  Although I was just passing briefly through Phoenix, I had one of the best dishes of my trip there, Heuvo en Torta (egg torta), at a … Continue reading

Homemade pizza ain’t nothing

What could we possibly say about pizza that hasn’t been said. It is every 8 year olds favorite food and it is definitely a classic. Berlin pizza hits the usual range for a big city, from the cheap and soggy to the crispy thin crust. But since we got this recipe for pizza dough, we … Continue reading

Glazed salmon with cucumber

A few weeks ago, our dear friend Gab came to visit us in Berlin. She is one of the best cooks we know and so, as we do every time she visits, we asked her to show us to a new recipe. We didn’t have the time we usually have for a long leisurely dinner … Continue reading

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