One For The Kid’s # 6 – Banana/Walnut Cake With Figs, Raspberry Jam & Nutella

> > “ONE FOR THE KIDS”  is a series of Goodies which are wonderful treats for kids of all ages . They are super easy to prepare so you can ask your little ones to give you a helping hand in the production, which will make them proud and add even more happiness to a wonderful treat 🙂 […]

ONE FOR THE KIDS # 5 – “Frozen Yogurt Bark”

“ONE FOR THE KIDS”  is a series of Goodies which are wonderful treats for kid’s of all ages and super easy to prepare, so you can ask your little ones to give you a helping hand in the production, which will make them proud and add even more happiness to a wonderful treat 🙂 > Bon […]

One For The Kids # 4 – “Spaghetti Bolognese” (Spaghetti Eis)

> > When  I posted  “Eiskaffee” a few days ago, one of my linkedin readers mentioned “Spaghetti Eis”, which reminded me of this, another childhood favorite of mine (of every kid?) When I was very little, on special occasions my parents used to take my brother and I to the  “Eisdiele” (Ice Cream Parlor). A few times, […]

One For The Kids # 2 – Banana/Nutella Tortilla Roll With Fresh Raspberries And Blueberries

> > Yesterday  afternoon my friend Ralf came by with his four-year old son Justin. Ralf and I had some Chili Noodles which were fantastic, but would have been way too spicy for a four-year old, so I made this dish for him. I made this for him before, so I knew he would love it. […]

One For The Kids # 1 – Nutella & Banana On Rye

> > Last Time I had this was probably 50 years ago. It was a great treat then and I enjoyed it just as much for breakfast this morning. Got to listen to your cravings sometimes 🙂 > >   > > >

Grilled Seafood Salad – Baby Octopus, Squid And Shrimp On Romaine In Honey/Lime Yogurt Dressing

> After a recent bout of gluttony during my month in Europe, I have to lose at least the 15 lbs I gained, and if I continue on my present path of eating and drinking sensibly, maybe even shedding at least 20 lbs in the first month, and another 15 during the second month. So […]

Roast Duck – Part One – “Duck With Dirty Noodles”

> Last week I came across a special at my grocery store –   $ 10.50 for a whole duck, compared to the usual price of around $17.00 for the same size bird. Of course, I bought two, because duck – anytime 🙂 After I defrosted the first one, I realized that it might be […]

Life is Good ! – Sunday Lunch By The Pool – “Grilled Shrimp Brochettes On Honey/Rum-Macerated Fruits”

> > > > > Summer has hit our little part of paradise, Florida, over the head with a vengeance. While the first three weeks of official summer were pure liquid sunshine, with all the flooding and whatever else goes with torrential rain, now the real sunshine has finally arrived. Alas, as usual, we all […]

BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS # 61 – Chocolate Buttermilk Waffles With Strawberries In Honey/Vanilla Cream

Today was the first time that I remember getting up at 7.00pm without a reason other than trying this new lifestyle, where I get up early and go to sleep early (Midnight), without any compelling reason other than that’s the conventional thing to do. Let’s see how long THAT last’s……… So, getting up that early […]