walking on eggshells

A year has gone by, and it seems like the new normal isn’t yet all that normal – can you see the light at the end of the tunnel?

#278 vegan coconut curry

a chance to get cleaned up doesn’t have to be a suffering ordeal. #veganuary is a wonderful chance to embrace the growing trend to leave meat off the menu!

#274 salsa de aguacate

I can’t really explain the deliciously fresh taste this sauce brings to your table, I can only recommend you try it yourself! Be sure to read about the hack in the recipe!

#165 risalamande

This delicious Danish Christmas dessert has me reminiscing on the days when travel was easily possible & life was a little bit easier!

working for peanuts

This pandemic year, working for peanuts might have made a whole lotta difference for a starving family in more challenging-than-usual times. Don’t underestimate the power of peanuts.

#270 pollo chuco

Fried chicken is popular in every culture around the world, what makes this kind unique is its ‘dirty’ serving style, which makes it all the better.

#269 dalgona coffee

have you already tried the dalgona coffee challenge that’s trending on TikTok & Instagram? the lockdown has definitely been inspiring some of us in the kitchen!

#268 spicy beetroot hummus

Easter is here, and it’s a Sunday to remember…stay at home with this yummy superfood, this spicy beetroot hummus is sure to fill your tummy in a good way!

karma, karma, karma kombucha

A drink that needs some explaining to do; let’s learn together why enthusiasts worldwide are all screaming kom-bu-cha!

#36 baleada

This is the ultimate national delicacy: famous for its simplicity and adored by everyone, local and foreign.

#166 pavlova

Your Christmas Holiday table will never look more fabulous than with a Pav decorating it. A simple, yet amazing dessert, you definitely want to try it yourself!

#176 tamales

Our Happy Holidays | Frohe Weihnachten | Feliz Navidad never tasted better! Tamales are a wonderful way to share the love & spread some cheer all throughout the Christmas season!

#144 dal

Veganism is a growing trend nowadays, whether it be for health reasons or as a sign of respect to our fauna, there is a large growing group out there!

#141 crème pâtissière

Whichever way we decide to call it, this delicious pastry cream is perfect as a warm comfort snack or as the magical touch to many a popular dessert!

#138 snickerdoodles

This simple, classic cookie is a delicioius American staple ready to warm your tummy with a tall glass of milk. Time to fill up the cookie jar!

#137 chiles en nogada

Independence Day festivities are celebrated in September in many Latin American countries, and this delicacy takes Mexican cuisine to a whole new level in my book!

#134 apple chutney

Taking pork & chicken to the next level! A delicious condiment, to spread on sandwiches, slather on burgers, dollop on crackers, swirl into yogurt, or plain with a spoon!

how ’bout them apples?

From the orchard to the market, that’s how most of us get our apples…but this year was a whole new story for us! Harvesting is wonderful!

#121 bread pudding

Necessity is the mother of invention, they say! This recipe brings your old stale bread alive in the sweetest, most delicious way possible!

#116 cinnamon roll pancakes

Sweet teeth, rejoice! This delicious fusion of pancakes & cinnamon rolls is a delicious breakfast for all those who dare…kids will certainly love it!

#100 avocado egg salad sandwich

A modern, hipster twist to the classic egg salad sandwich: avocado gives this delicacy a kick that will be sure to brighten up your day!

kicking it in karlovy vary

Spa towns are lovely little spots for wellness & relaxation, Karlovy Vary in the Czech Republic adds a touch of fairy tale to the mix, making this experience unique & unforgettable!

#94 dutch babies

My first attempt at anything ‘soufflé’ was nothing but a fantastic experience! I was so happy with these little guys, great for a lovely Sunday family breakfast, we enjoyed them down to the last one!

#90 baklava

Popular in Greece, Turkey & through-out the Middle East, it’s probably the best known of all phyllo pastries. Now you can treat yourself to a whole easy & fuss-free homemade pan!

#89 cobb salad

A great recommendation for everyone! This main-dish salad is an amazing balance of flavors & includes everything you need for a completely satisfying meal!

#88 cherry pie

I couldn’t be more proud of my officially self-declared pie expertise! What is it about cherries that warms the heart so? I beg you to join me in my pie-tasting adventures with this yummy recipe, perfect for the upcoming 4th of July fun!

#82 elotes locos

An amazing street food tradition from Mexico brought straight to your kitchen. Awe your guests with this easy treat on your next Cinco de Mayo festivities!

#76 asparagus

The time of year when asparagus takes center stage is a unique cultural phenomenon in Germany, I invite you all to take part in our two month Spargelzeit & enjoy some fibrous goodness with us!

#71 eiersalat

Easter marks one of the biggest holidays in the German calendar, and with it comes the obsession with colored boiled eggs and the infamous Eiersalat that can’t be forgotten for the festivities!

#69 arroz con leche

A sweet & simple creamy dessert that takes us all back to our childhood days; arroz con leche is a Latin American staple treat, but this Honduran version is so much easier for those of us who want a wholesome, easy homemade snack.

#68 sopa de frijoles

A delicious & nutritious bowl of nostalgia! Our favorite tastes from home always fill our hearts & tummies when prepared with care-package ingredients sent over!

#66 carrot gazpacho

With higher temperatures around the globe, this summer is proving to be a really hot one in some areas of the world! Embrace the Iberian summer tradition of chilled soups: a refreshing & satisfying meal perfect for those pool- or beachside days!

#65 fish tacos

With Holy Week around the corner, how about trying new fish recipes with these delicious tacos? Surprisingly light & satisfying, the berry sauce is sure to delight your taste buds!

#62 tortilla soup

Whoever hasn’t enjoyed a big bowl of tortilla soup with all its delicious garnishes is missing out on of the best dishes Mexican cuisine has to offer! Tortillas, avocados, fresh cheese, and shredded chicken make this a satisfying meal that will surely delight all!

winter blues, spring fling

For those of us who grew up in tropical paradise where the only two seasons are wet & dry, Winter can be a harsh learning experience. Luckily, with the right foods & snacks our bodies can learn to cope with the seemingly extreme conditions.

#57 refried beans

This delicious mashed bean preparation is one of the most delicious items on our local menu in Honduras. Versatility and flavor are only two of the attributes of this yummy recipe!

#51 loaded bbq chicken potato nachos

This loaded nacho dish is great as a snack or meal! When prepared with tortillas chips, it’s great with a movie, and when baked with homemade potato chips it turns into a loaded casserole with a variety of flavors!

#49 jamaican jerk chicken

Give your next grill party or barbecue a spectacular kick with some Jamaican jerk paste! Nothing like the tanginess of a vinegary habanero mix!

#48 quiche

Stuck on meal ideas? Try a quiche; this versatile solution is great for brunch, lunch, dinner, or tea and can be prepared accordingly for each one! Think pizza, embellished!

#42 chia seed pudding

Packed with antioxidants and essential vitamins, chia seeds are an incredibly tasting all natural healthy snack becoming a bigger and bigger part of the health food scene: TRY THEM!

#29 four-egg yellow cupcakes

With this yellow cupcake recipe, we take the first step into learning the art of baking, the importance of ingredients, measurements, processes, & instructions. Not to be taken lightly, the results if followed accordingly are always so good!

#28 eggnog

Nothing is lovelier for the holidays that that special bottle of eggnog in your fridge! Whether as a post-dinner treat for you & your special someone, or as a sweet little something to offer your Christmas company…it couldn’t be more special than serving your own homemade kind.

#19 teriyaki pineapple bowls

Don’t throw out your pineapple shells: check out this creative dinner idea! The sweet teriyaki chicken blend with white rice makes for a simple & delicious meal that will make you look like a pro (without the sweat) when serving out these beautiful bowls.

#17 bacon avocado bomb

Sometimes, our adventures take us places we couldn’t have imagined on our own! Thanks to the Internet, we can try out many new & amazing recipes from ingenious & talented kitchens all over the world. You’ve got to try this one out!

#15 ratatouille

A french vegetable classic, modernized and beautifully served: makes for a lovely & healthy dinner presentation side dish!

a cookbook story

Overwhelmed by the many recipes available online for one particular meal, I realized just how bombarded we are nowadays with inspiration ideas. Use your imagination & find inspiration in your own kitchen, and always have fun!

#12 bbq sauce

A classical favorite any time of the year, why not try your own experimental kind? This tangy & spicy version makes for a great homemade substitute to the store-bought kind.

#9 steamed mussel bisque

Want to impress without doing much work?  This recipe is such an easy & inexpensive way to wow your guests.  Deliciously fancy, it serves as a great entrée to any meal.

reminders of our humanity

Eat like Homo sapiens: pick, cook, share, enjoy. The more we grow as a species, the more disconnected we are with our world. Sadly, not many of us realize just how that affects our entire system.

#5 marmahon ‘a la Honduras’

An intercultural family-friendly dish that will satisfy anyone! Homemade meals from the motherland will certainly find their way here…looking forward to sharing more with you!

#279 cabbage rolls

The year is flying by and Spring has sprung. The time of rebirth & fresh beginnings is here and with it comes a chance of renewal in every sense of the word. Our bodies are definitely feeling the energy that comes with longer & sunnier days, and what better way to channel all that energy…

#277 sweet & minty cherry tomatoes

Sounds a bit odd, doesn’t it? But let me tell you. I was mind-blown! This is so good, and it got my older daughter hooked on snacking on cherry tomatoes, which says a whole lot in itself. This recipe is very special to me, be sure to read the story below! Cherry tomatoes Fresh mint…

#276 avocado toast

Welcome to 2022! A year of brand new beginnings for so many of us around the globe and a whole new outlook on life after the “new normal” has been established worldwide. Managing to survive through the caos & uncertainty of what have been two very long years semi-indoors for many, here’s a simple little…

amidst the pandemic

A year has gone by, and it seems like the new normal isn’t yet all that normal – can you see the light at the end of the tunnel?

#275 veggie stir-fry

This simple stir-fry recipe can rescue any boring vegetable in your fridge and make it part of a yummy body-cleansing meal! Detoxing doesn’t have to be so bad!

#172 coq au vin

As I embarked into what I thought was a complicated & elaborate dish, I found myself in love with the simplicity & perfection this American classic (made popular by our beloved Julia Child) brings to our home!