I can imagine what you are thinking: she must be living under a rock. The world has been drinking green smoothies for about a decade, and now she’s coming up with a recipe…yawn!!!Read More

Today’s recipe can hardly be called a recipe as it is just an assembly of raw and mostly unprocessed ingredients. My diet has gone more and more into this direction over the lastRead More

It’s getting hot in Dubai!! My dreams of hitting the last goal for this running season have been crushed by an early onset of incredible heat and humidity this summer. Every year, fromRead More

A last quick recipe before I hop on the plane for my annual summer holidays in Germany and Portugal tomorrow morning. I can’t wait to get out of the Dubai summer heat. IRead More

June is the official start of summer in Dubai for me. It’s the squelching season: you’ll be hot and sweaty, no matter what time of the day. The temperatures even at night willRead More

Do you agree with me that certain foods should not be transformed and processed through cooking? Lettuce, cucumbers, grapefruits, and kiwi fruit fall into this category. Lettuce will loose all its fresh crispnessRead More

When you travel with small kids, you will most probably have a lot of luggage. Whenever we leave Dubai for our annual leave in summer, I am glad to travel with Emirates Airlines,Read More

Bom Dia from Portugal this time! We are at our second stop of our one-month vacation in Europe. For two weeks, we are staying in a coastal town near Lisbon. The beach isRead More

Hello from Hamburg. We are finally on our one-month summer vacation in Germany in Portugal. It feels really good to be back home, although Hamburg is not my hometown (I went to universityRead More

It’s Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting. For 29 or 30 days, depending on the lunar cycle, Muslims refrain from dawn until sunset from eating and drinking. It is at the toughest timeRead More

Would you expect a dessert to be good for you? For many people, the conventional idea of a dessert is more like this: it’s full of sugars, white flours and the wrong fats,Read More

It’s probably a known fact to you that I avoid refined sugar in my recipes. You might have even noticed that many of my recent recipes have been grain free, as I seemRead More

A group of runners will run a 46-47k run through the streets of Dubai this coming Friday, starting at 6am. They do it to raise money for the treatment of an Iraqi friendRead More

I have been food blogging for almost three years. I get invited to review restaurants or test kitchen tools on a regular basis. My email inbox is full of press releases of newRead More

If there is anything about baking that I don’t like, it’s the Hit or Miss aspect of it. You can assemble the most promising batters. But only if you pull the bread orRead More

Five days to go until the Dubai marathon. I ran my last training run today, 12k at marathon pace. It felt good. I know from experience that I find it harder to getRead More

Christmas is just over and she is pestering us with yet another truffle recipe. Of which we have seen about 187 versions in the last two weeks. Wasn’t her blog to be aboutRead More

It’s only another month until Christmas, have you noticed? It always comes as a surprise to me. Christmas suddenly just stands in front of the door. The main reason for the surprise factorRead More

I have always liked foods with little ingredients. It spells SIMPLE and UNCOMPLICATED and TIME-EFFICIENT and FOOL-PROOF to me. That’s just my alley. Because deep in my heart I think I am aRead More