Sauce Bolognese

I noticed different reactions by people in Europe vs US when I tell them that one of my hobbies is cooking. In Europe they will ask me: “Which country’s cuisine do you prefer cooking?” In US: “What’s your signature dish?” Well, it is easier for me to answer the first question, because it is fairly…

Pasta with Prawns, Asparagus & Spinach

Now that the weather is getting better and spring is knocking on the door, I feel like sharing a recipe of a simple and quick Pasta dish that I usually do when it’s summer – because it goes well with white wine and even tastes better if served outside under a star lit sky.  …

Hearty Beef Stew

What is comfort food to you? For me it can be many things: Burger & French Fries, Rice with Curry, Pasta Bolognese, Ramen or Sio Pao -just to name a few. A little while ago I made a classic comfort food dish – a Beef Stew – for three reasons: It was cold outside, it…

Fluffy Mashed Potatoes

Actually I was not so happy with my Mashed Potatoes of this year’s Thanksgiving, since I usually prepare very soft and super fluffy Mashed Potatoes. But because I spilled boiling water over my face when I strained the potatoes, I was distracted and therefore did not pay attention to add the right amount of butter…