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Squid and Shrimp Stir Fry

I love stir fries as they can be varied according to what the fridge provides for  a nice meal. The only musts in my stir fries are freshly grated ginger and chili. With regards to the vegetables, I always... Read More...

Gazpacho (Cold Vegetable Soup)

  Living in Dubai means we have summer a little longer than the average folks around the world. From May until October it is so hot, that during the day it is basically impossible to be outdoors for longer... Read More...

Wrappers Delight

I think I had my first wrap at the age of 25, in New York, at Taco Bell. I loved it!!! All those Burritos and Fajitas.... I could have stuffed myself with these wraps at any time of the day.Now here is my quick... Read More...

Pumpkin Soup

This is another one of our favorite soup recipes, and a good, not so sweet alternative to the carrot soup. Light, healthy, vegetarian, simply yummy. Easy to make, and it might even be good to tidy the fridge o... Read More...

Clams in Tomato Sauce

I never used to have much seafood in my diet while I was living in Germany, apart from the occasional fillet of salmon, herring, trout or tin of tuna.The reason might be that especially shellfish costs a fortun... Read More...

Spicy Peanut Noodle Salad

I grew up in East Germany where peanut butter, like other stuff as bananas, oranges, kiwis or other exotic fruit and vegetables, were not available. In fact, I had no idea that there was something like peanut b... Read More...

Roast Chicken

As a child I was always put off cooking and anything related by the amount of time that my mother used to spend in the kitchen to prepare meals, especially the big lunches on the weekend. I have realized only n... Read More...

Falafel

I lived in Berlin for many years and I miss it a lot these days. It is, in my opinion, the most open and tolerant city in Germany. Everything is allowed. I loved its multicultural aspects, Berlin has got the bi... Read More...