Category: European

Reef and Beef Salad

Reef and Beef Salad This salad was inspired by Vapiano, a German restaurant company which serve Italian “semi-fast” food. Vapiano’s reef and beef salad has become my favorite dish and I would always order this dish everytime I visit vapiano. This salad is unique and rich because it contains vegetable salad (of course), roasted Mediterranean Read More …

Schupfnudeln (German Finger-Noodles)

Schupfnudeln (German Finger Noodles) Schupfnudeln is also called “finger noodles”, maybe because it looks like fingers. But I like to call it as “German version gnocchi”  because they have actually the same ingredients and process. My daughter really like them, because she sometime get them for lunch at school. Schupfnudeln could be enjoyed in two Read More …

Niçoise Salad

Niçoise Salad Niçoise salad (read: nis-soaz) comes originally from Nice (read: nis), a beautiful city located in French Rivera (Côte d’Azur, read: kot-dea-syu) in southeastern France. First time I tried this salad was in Nice itself. I was on vacation with my family and found this salad in a restaurant. It was just a simpe Read More …

Roasted Vegetables Risotto

Roasted Vegetables Risotto I was inspired from an italian restaurant near my house, they have a delicious vegetable risotto dish, they use fresh vegetables depends on the season. I have shared my Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables and have promised to share my risotto recipe using these vegetables. I like to use chicken stock for risotto dishes, Read More …

Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables

Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables I like to call these vegetables as “three good friends”. Combination of these three vegetables is very common in mediterranean culinary because they taste really good together. Ratatouille (read : rat-ə-too-ee) is one of famous french dish which use these three vegetables as main ingredients. This would be a simple side dish Read More …

Vanillekipferl (German Cresent-Shaped Vanilla Cookies)

Vanillekipferl (German Crescent-Shaped Vanilla Cookies) It’s time for Christmas baking! It’s a tradition to bake cookies during advent in European countries especially in Germany, because people like to give their homemade cookies as christmas gift. Vanillekipferl is one of popular cookies in Germany during Christmas season. We can find them in every bakery or supermarket. Read More …

Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie Shepherd’s Pie is known as an English meat pie. It consists of two layer, the meat layer at the bottom and the mashed potato layer on top. The meat filling could be varied, but the combination of beef, carrots and peas is very common. Shepherd’s Pie (Photo credit : Veronica) Shepherd’s Pie Serve Read More …

Lasagna Bolognese

Lasagna Bolognese This is one of classic Italian dishes and also Garfield’s most favorite food ever! Lasagna is flat pasta sheet, nowadays we can buy “no precook” dried lasagna in almost every grocery stores. “No precook” means we don’t have to boil them first before baking them, read first the instruction to know whether it Read More …

Cinnamon Sugar Donuts

Cinnamon Sugar Donuts My family really loves donuts! It’s soft and sweet. My daughter always join me in the kitchen when I make them. Sometimes I make them when my daughter’s friends come to play and they are always excited to help me by shaping. Sometimes we just shape it into small balls to make Read More …

Fettuccine with Salmon and Zucchini in Creamy Sauce

Fettuccine with Salmon and Zucchini in Creamy Sauce This is my another simple pasta recipe. I combined salmon and zucchini in creamy sauce. It’s easy, healthy and tasty! 😉 Salmon Zucchini Creamy Fettuccine (Photo credit : Vania)   Fettucinne with Salmon and Zucchini in Creamy Sauce Serve : 2 Ingredients :200 gr dried fettuccine200 gr Read More …