colcannon: mashed potatoes with cabbage // kartoffelpüree mit kohl

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this dish will make you feel cosy, as a real comfort food should do. it seems the irish know what they are doing against grey, windy and cold days. and as in january the available vegetables are limited to last years harvest stored in the basement, these mashed potatoes and cabbage dish is just perfect. Continue reading

galettes des rois: king cake // königskuchen

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i think this cold season requires an extra portion of traditions. here is another one. this time it is a french tradition around epiphany on january 6th. i love all these traditions related to food, so here we go with galettes des rois. and there is even a little thing from the garden inside.

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happy new year and delicious apple fritters // frohes neues jahr und apfelpfannkuchen/berliner/krapfen

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these delicious apple fritters with salted caramel are another variation of the new year`s tradition i introduced to you two years ago. maybe they are a little bit more advanced than the classics ones which are filled with jam, but they are much easier to prepare. Continue reading

pumpkin, rocket, prosciutto and pecorino salad // kürbis, ruccola, schinken und pecorino salat

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and one more pumpkin dish that is too easy to need a recipe. add some olive oil and balsam vinegar to these four main ingredients and you are done. after less than 20 minutes the salad is ready to be serve. Continue reading

yellow pumpkin curry // gelbes kürbiscurry

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this yummy pumpkin curry is a super quick weekday dinner and so good when it gets cold outside. the curry and pumpkin are both real comfort food ingredients, the spiciness gives you a little kick and the nice color is quite the right answer to these dark and grey days out there. Continue reading