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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Project Acai (Singapore)

Food Hunts Singapore South East Asia

Why I like it: Supposedly Healthy Food, Quick Service with Take Away Option To be honest, up until I know I haven’t understood why everyone on Instagram is raving about Acai Bowls. So recently I got a sudden health graving and so I googled [...]

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 [...]


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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]