Lentil Stew with Apple

With winter comes that craving for heartier, warm meals. While Berlin weather is substantially milder than my native Canada, the desire for this kind of recipe is no different here. In fact, many German dishes are perfect for winter time cooking. This recipe is a typical german lentil stew, a great dish for a chilly … Continue reading

Flammkuchen 2-ways: Sweet and Savory

Does Flammkuchen exist in North America? Somehow, I highly doubt it. I don’t remember ever seeing this on a menu, or in a recipe book there. It was only after moving to Berlin 5 years ago that I discovered this pizza-like pie dish. Flammkuchen (or Tarte Flambée in French) originates from the region of France that borders Germany, Alsace. … Continue reading

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

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