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Homemade Rye Bread

Austria Do it yourself Recipe

Warning: this recipe will require a ‘4 days  thinking ahead ‘ exercise with an effort of 1 minute per day. I don’t know why but the assumed complexity of preparing homemade bread freaks out lots of people  right  away. Me too [...]

Leftover Pesto 

Do it yourself Recipe

Most people are considering to buy unexciting  “Green Pesto” when buying off the shelf- some more sophisticated people might even buy based on the original name ‘Pesto al Genovese’ . But what most of the pesto lovers have [...]

Mediterranean Noodle Salad

BBQ Do it yourself Recipe

Somehow the Mediterranean Noodle Salad has become a very popular dish among Bring-your-own Braai, BBQ events, Birthday Parties  or the like. Almost every time I would have someone bringing along this salad. So time to reveal the basics of doing [...]

I am on the Wedge of Glory – BBQ Sides Deluxe

Do it yourself

Currently I am living in a tropical country so we are having BBQ at least twice a week. This explain lots of our condiments recipes such as Leftover Pesto or Herbs & Spices Butter. Previously, laziness on creativity leaves me often with the [...]

Holy Guacamole

Do it yourself

Today is a quick one and I promise I won’t really call Guacamole a recipe. It is so dead simple I don’t understand why this anyone ever considers to buy this off a supermarket shelf. For one small pot you need 1 Small Onion 1 Avocado [...]

Young & Wild Garlic Pesto (Death by Garlic)

Do it yourself

You know it is spring in Austria when you walk around wet and shadowy places such as forests and small rivers beds and you have the scent of garlic in the air. Don’t worry, you haven’t eaten too much garlic the day before but it is [...]

Grilled Feta Cheese

BBQ Do it yourself

I am eating at least one package of Feta per week – I really love eating it as it can come in some many variations. One of my favourite ‘quick deal’ meal is grilled feta cheese. You don’t need a BBQ for this, you can also [...]

Pappardelle al Pomodoro

Dinner Do it yourself Recipe

This recipe was created by me on one of those days where you find out that your fridge is empty and contains only ‘student standards’ – Mozzarella, Tomatoes and (Maybe) Salad. You can simplify this recipe further leaving out [...]

Herbs & Spices Butter

BBQ Do it yourself Recipe

Men like to BBQ. No they don’t like it, they love it. So they are putting a lot of effort in creating that nice and tender chunk of meat that was probably more expensive than the remaining items in your basket. Well and the most of the [...]