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

A topinambour soup for a winter’s day in Berlin

Topinambour, or Jerusalem Arthichoke, as it is also known, was at the heart of our Saturday afternoon cooking session this past week. Tompinambour is an odd shaped root vegetable, originating from North America.  In fact it was once called “Canadian Potato”. This is surprising considering I had not actually heard of it before moving to Berlin and had … Continue reading

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