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Homemade Roasted Potatoes

BBQ Dinner Do it yourself Food Hunts Recipe

You will need for a hungry bunch of 4 or 5 around 1 KG of Potatoes (uncooked, unpeeled) Salt & Pepper Hot Paprika Powder Chilli Flakes Olive Oil Baking Pan This is one of the simplest recipes in the world and so far everyone who tasted my [...]

Red Currant Cake

Austria Dessert Do it yourself

Have you ever tasted something with fresh red currant fruits? I bet lots of you didn’t. Red Current (Ribisel or Rote Johannisbeere) grows like weed in Austria and alone in our garden I guess we have around 2-3 kg harvest every year (not Weed but [...]

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 [...]

Bumpin’ Pumpkin Soup

Austria Dinner Do it yourself Recipe

Why do we know summer is over? Exactly, because we find all of those pumpkins in the supermarket. I can’t think about any other veggie that represents the beginning of Autumn as much as pumpkins do. I might sound blunt but I really [...]

No Bikini Zucchini Cake

Dessert Do it yourself Recipe

Especially men would raise their eyebrows immediately when I tell them I made a Zucchini Cake for them. It is not really hard to convince them once they eat that the Zucchini itself is actually only there to conserve the moisture and the actual [...]

Bad Ass Salmon Bagels

Breakfast Do it yourself Recipe

Somehow Bagels make me feel doing something special and in most of the cases I really make an effort to put something extraordinary on top of my Bagel. For whatever reason it is, Bagels create a more international vibe than a regular piece of [...]

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 [...]

Tangy Tuna Pasta

Dinner Do it yourself Recipe

When I ask my boyfriend what he wants to have for dinner he will always respond: Tangy Tuna Pasta. This recipe always works and usually all ingredient are there in your fridge – even if it is a Sunday. This dish I always do on a lazy [...]


Breakfast Do it yourself Recipe

American Style Pancakes are hugely popular nowadays therefore I am going to neglect a little bit my heritage today and prepare them right in the way as I would expect them to be served outside of Austria. We will be coming back to Austrian style [...]

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 [...]

Best ever Carrot Cake

Cakes Dessert Do it yourself Recipe

To speak the truth, this recipe was invented by the one and only Jamie Oliver. I might just be a little bit more flexible than him when preparing it. Nevertheless,  alone the lime-mascarpone icing is unique in taste and will give your already [...]

Dumpling Special

Austria Dinner Dinner Do it yourself Recipe

What is a Dumpling? European Jiaozi or Empanadas? Well, I will leave it up to you how you are calling it when eating it for the first time and then explaining how good it is. A lot of people mention they have eaten dumplings while travelling in [...]

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 [...]

Spinach & Basil Gnocchi (from scratch)

Dinner Do it yourself Recipe

The word ‘Gnocchi’ identifies you immediately as  non-native for any Italian around and is possibly one of the most mis-pronounced words in Italian cuisine. It goes from Knokki to Gnotschiiiii – either way you say it, it seems [...]


Dessert Do it yourself Recipe

Tiramisu is probably one of the most known and liked desserts in the world. It fits to any social gathering event, it is easy to do and it simply tastes delicious. Usually, ladies would battle who knows the best recipe and what the twist is they [...]

Parsnip Soup

Do it yourself Recipe

Most people don’t use parsnips in their regular diet, so do I. Once in a while do I like to break out from the regular soup range. Further to this, parsnip is a quite traditional and basic ingredient in our original kitchen. Most people [...]

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 [...]