Sunday Breakfast Chocolate Waffles

This recipe is great if you wake up on a Sunday craving a sweet yet simple breakfast. The batter doesn’t need any rest or any fancy treatment. The only thing you need to pay attention to is the overall “baking time” – Since the waffles are quite dark, you won’t be able to tell whetherContinue reading “Sunday Breakfast Chocolate Waffles”

Sweet and hearty “Flammekueche” tarte flambé with goat cream cheese and apples

This recipe is a great alternative to a more traditional tarte flambé (click here for my recipe) which features bacon bits and large amounts of onions. The sweet apples and tart goat cheese spread play off each other really well, while caramelized onions and chopped walnuts contribute smaller accents. You can serve it as aContinue reading “Sweet and hearty “Flammekueche” tarte flambé with goat cream cheese and apples”

Easy Weeknight Spaghetti Puttanesca

Puttanesca sauce is a flavorful alternative to meat-based sauces. It is only slightly more complex to make than a simple marinara but packs a punch of briny, salty flavors thanks to dark kalamata olives and capers. Original recipes typically feature sardines, but I just skip them for an easy vegetarian version. If you’re buying darkContinue reading “Easy Weeknight Spaghetti Puttanesca”

Black Bean Mango Bowl

I think combining sweet and hearty flavors is always a good idea. Do you need proof? Then try this recipe for a black bean mango bowl that combines a Mexican-flavored black bean and pepper stew with fresh mango cubes and rice. This is a great dish for hot days, but also works well during fallContinue reading “Black Bean Mango Bowl”