Cheese & Tomato Salad – Heirloom Tomatoes, Gouda, Radish, Onion, Basil And Scallion In Herb Vinaigrette

: : : Originally, I named this salad “Summer Salad” when I prepared it in August. But now, summer has passed around here and we are in deep autumn. Most tree leaves have changed from bright green to a golden brown, and the temperatures at night have dropped to a chilly 5 °C . However. […]

Gochujang Blade Steaks With Musaengchae (Spicy Korean Radish Salad)

> > While  I prepare blade steaks often, musaengchae is not so common on my dinner table, simply because I usually don’t find Korean radish on my regular shopping-runs, so when I do find them, musaengchae it is. You could substitute the Korean radish with daikon, but for this particular dish, daikon will be inferior and should […]

Gekochtes Rindfleish In Meerettich Sauce – Boiled Chuck Roast In Horseradish Sauce

> > One  of the reasons I miss Europe so much is the fact that dishes like this are practically impossible to find on a restaurant menu here (or in any home, for that matter). Simple, delicious, real food one can eat with gusto. Mind you, I would not want this every day, but once in […]

Pasta With Smoked Salmon In Horseradish/Mustard Cream

> > Rigatoni rigate,  smoked salmon and a creamy velouté – nearly impossible not to like this combination ! 🙂 After we have learned how to make a velouté in my last post, (click here for recipe), and hopefully have a few small containers in the freezer to use at short notice (just defrost in the microwave), wonderful dishes […]

Salad Of Romaine, Swiss, Peccorino, Salame, Radish And Grape Tomatoes In Sherry Vinaigrette

” “ Trying to make up for the sumptuous lunch by having this simple salad for dinner. I just hope the munchies will not attack me before bed time 🙂 “ “ “ “ “ “ “ “ “ Dear Friend’s, to help support this blog, please be so kind and click on the video […]

Pork Blade Steak Gratinated With White Asparagus, Spicy Asiago Yoghurt & Fresh Horse Radish

> > Most  folks I know would shun a blade steak as inferior cut, too lowly to use as a steak. But let me assure you, as far as pork steaks go, you will be hard pressed to find a better cut. The blade has a wonderful texture and taste, very juice, tender and yes, […]

Steak Salad With Horseradish Dressing

. . Healthy does not have to be boring or tasteless, as this wonderful salad shows: . Salad: Strip steak, arugula, mango, cucumbers, heirloom tomatoes, baby carrots, daikon, red radish, lemon balm leaves, fresh horseradish. ‘ Dressing: Horseradish, dijon mustard,  lime juice, olive oil, maggi seasoning, sea salt, freshly grated black pepper. ‘ Mix all ingredients […]

” Pepper Jack Stuffed Pierogies, Chicharrones, Corn, Radish & Peas “

. . Last nights dinner took me to the polish corner of my kitchen, where I found a modern version of a dish steeped highly in tradition   🙂 “ Pierogi “ . > . Ingredients : Potato / Cheese Filling 2 oz soft butter medium small diced onion, sauteed 2 oz greek yoghurt 2 […]

A Rare Occasion – “Entrecôte Saignant, Avec Salade Verte À La Française” (Rare Strip Steak With French Style Green Salad)

: : : : : Usually, I don´t fancy my red meat cooked rare. Medium rare is more to my liking. However, today I woke up with a craving for a rare steak. This craving stayed with me until noon, and when it was time to prepare lunch, I decided to give-in and have a […]