The idea for this recipe I got when I was desperately looking for a way to make a fish dish I knew and loved from my childhood in Germany. My mother regularly bought a fish filet with herbs crust called “Bordelaise” or “Provençal”. Maybe you have seen it from different producers in the deep-freezing section […]
Category: Food Thoughts
Seasoning Mix “Herbes de Provence”
As a child I spent two years in France due to my father’s work for an electronic company. During this time, my mother learned about French cuisine and the herbs used. Later, when we moved back to Germany, besides of the new dishes she has learned to cook, one thing remained in her cooking and […]
Carnivore vs. Vegetarian vs. Vegan?
As an inveterate carnivore, I finally have to express my… Hmmm, what actually? Displeasure, astonishment, frustration? … about all this vegan hype. Is it a fad? Is it justified? Are THEY a bit over the top? I can remember that – I do not know exactly when it started – the same hype has been […]
To Peel Or Not To Peel – Part 2
For today’s lunch I prepared pork filet with mushroom sauce and vegetable rice. Cleaning the mushrooms, I remembered some TV cooking shows where the chef was suggesting to peel the mushrooms. Doing the same, I thought, what for??! What difference does it make? So I took back the paper towel I started up wiping the […]
To Peel or Not To Peel – this is the question!
Preparing my Fruity Pasta Salad for lunch today I stumbled over this question. I love to watch cooking shows of all kinds on TV: to get new ideas, to see how professional cooks prepare something or to laugh about the unintentional stupidest of non-professionals. I am sure all of us sometimes think we could do […]