Beef ragu with marinated peppers

Another meal made of leftovers and whatever was in the fridge. It was a coincidence that I happened to have green, yellow, orange and red peppers in the fridge. So I put them through the slicer and marinated them with olive oil, salt, pepper and balsamic vinegar. Then I sautéed for about half a minute, […]

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Chicken salad with corn and Asian pears

This is what happens when there are leftovers in the fridge. Throw everything together and sometimes it results in a yummy surprise. Leftover boiled chicken breast Leftover canned corn Leftover slices of Asian pear Add small amount of mayonnaise, Cesar salad dressing, mustard, apple cider vinegar along with salt, pepper, paprika and some dried herbs. […]

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About Mozuku and Konnyaku

Mozuku (Cladosiphon okamuranus) is an edible seaweed harvested in the oceans of Okinawa. During my trip to Okinawa, I had it every day and brought home a pack of thick and healthy looking Mozuku (太もずく). Mozuku is extremely healthy and is said to have cancer preventative, anti-aging properties, among other various health benefits. Unlike the […]

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Big sandwich au jus

So what if I feel like a big sandwich for dinner? Usually my preferred lunch, but why not for dinner? I love homemade sandwiches. Especially ones that feature deli meats, cheeses, veggies and sometimes eggs. What goes into a sandwich depends on what happens to be in my fridge. Sometimes I put a whole fried […]

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Year’s End Post

So 2018 is about to end. Already. This year has gone by in a flash. Especially the second half of this year has passed so quickly, I remember the end of a long, hot summer like it was a few weeks ago. During the first half of this year, I went to Munich for a […]

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