Baked Whole Fish

If you’re seeking a way to make a dinner that looks like it took you all day, prepare a whole fish. It always looks like a lot of effort, but the most effort lies in the process of eating! We typically choose one of the following types of fish, due to their size and taste:…

Good Ol’ Cheeseburgers

Sometimes there’s nothing better than a great burger. Ingredients: 1/2 tsp Chat Masala 1/2 tsp smoked salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 1 tbsp olive oil 1/4 tsp nutmeg 4 cloves crushed, minced, and sautéed garlic 450 grams ground beef (NOT a mix of pork and beef. Only beef.) Buns or bread of choice Combine all…

Common Kitchen Substitutions

I’m a firm believer in using what you have. If you don’t have milk or sugar or eggs, it’s not the end of the world. Over the years, I’ve treasured quick substitutions. Here are some of my favorites: Baking Soda & Baking Powder Baking soda is a hot commodity in Germany; while in the USA,…

Carrot Spinach Quiche

BREAKING NEWS: You don’t need milk for a good quiche! Gather the Following 3 cloves garlic, chopped 5 cups fresh spinach 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella 1 (9 inch) unbaked deep dish pie crust (quick crust recipe below) 4 eggs, beaten 3/4 cup carrot soup 1/4 cup full fat coconut milk Sea salt for finishing touch…

Coconut Curry Rice

Since our honeymoon to Southeast Asia, my husband and I find every reason to make coconut-curry anything! One of the easiest and most addictively delicious dishes is Coconut Curry Chicken. Every now and then, we go for shrimp, but it’s always optional. Shrimp doesn’t have the best reputation nowadays. However, if you can find it…

Homemade Pasta Sauce

A knowledge I carry from New York is that it is infamous for being outrageously costly. It doesn’t matter what you are buying, nothing is cheaper in NYC. So how do people afford such a high cost of living? You might first think of an increase in wages. Well, that’s only partially true. With rents…

Coconut Curry Carrot Soup

A friendly spicy kick. Gather the Following 2 pounds sliced carrots 2 cups vegetable broth 2 shallots cut in half 3 cloves chopped garlic 1/2 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried ginger 1 cup whole fat coconut milk, with 1 tbsp solidified oil set aside 1 tsp curry paste – for a non-spicey version, leave out the…