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Kohlrabi salad with grapes and tangerine dressing

Kohlrabi salad with grapes and tangerine dressing

I harvested some of these dashing purple beauties this morning to make a fresh kohlrabi salad with grapes and tangerine dressing. Boiled or baked kohlrabi is not really my favorite. But I love the fresh crunchiness of thin slices in a salad! I always ike […]

grape picker sausages

grape picker sausages

These grape picker sausages roasted with grapes, onion and red wine make a super simple yet delicious classic Italian dish. It’s called ‘saliscie all’uva’ and is a traditional lunch for Italian grape pickers. The slightly caramelizedred winesauce goes so well with the sweet grapes and […]

raspberry soup with ginger and sumak

raspberry soup with ginger and sumak

I make this beautiful pink-red soup with ginger kombucha, but you can also make it with ginger beer, gingerale or another purchased or homemade berry kombucha. It gives the raspberry soup with ginger and sumak just a little kick. The pinch of tangy sumac not […]

Burnt Basque cheesecake with blueberries

Burnt Basque cheesecake with blueberries

An easy recipe for burnt basque blueberry cheesecake. this recipe includes a vegan version without dairy or eggs.

DUTCH BABY with berries, mint and yogurt

DUTCH BABY with berries, mint and yogurt

This Dutch Baby with Berries is a cross between an omelette and a pancake that puffs up in the oven into a bowl with crispy edges

Matsutake mushroom

Matsutake mushroom

For years I had been curious about the taste of the matsutake, the most coveted mushroom in Japan. There they are sometimes sold for more than 1500 euros per kilo and are becoming increasingly rare. This week I tasted my first one and WOW!!!… what […]