This zucchini salad with sheeps cheese, roasted almond flakes, lemon zest and mint is my discovery of the summer! I like zucchini a lot, but you have to prepare it properly. Roasting zucchini can make things worse. For this salad the zucchini are raw and peeled in long stripes. All ingredients convey a great freshness! The salad is just perfect for hot days and grilling! I took the recipe again […]

I know I told you that the spätzle asparagus salad would be the last asparagus dish for this season, but I changed my mind ;)! As I was on vacation in May I had to indulge in the rest of asparagus season and this lukewarm asparagus salad with nuts and orange is so unbelievable good, that I cannot wait until next year to tell you the recipe! Since ages this […]

Before asparagus season is over again I have to provide you with this wonderful recipe for an asparagus salad with spätzle and crispy parma ham! It’s too good and great for hot days! And if it is not a hot day you could also serve it warm ;). I adapted this recipe again from Harry Eastwoods A Salad for All Seasons* which has an amazing range of delicious salads for […]

This pasta with radicchio and bacon is definitely made for the category “quick and easy”. I love it especially, as the radicchio adds a whole new flavour, also I can’t resist pasta and bacon! This meal is a favourite of me, but as it is with quick meals, you don’t have time and mind to take a pretty picture. So this time forseeing I scheduled it for lunch ;). Yep, […]

After the gluttony of Christmas and New Years Eve people want to concentrate on healthy, light food. Ok, some people. It’s not that I don’t like salads. I love salads that have a lot of going on in texture and where only little leavy greens are involved. The big problem with salad is that they are cold. Not good for someone like me who is freezing a lot. The good […]

Some months ago Heidi blogged this wonderful salad on 101 cookbooks. Originally named the greenest salad, because you can’t make it any greener than this. This salad combines vegetables, fruits (yes, avocados are berries!) and nuts for a dish which sticks out for its different aromas and textures. Therefore it’s just more than a green salad, it’s greener than green, the greenest salad it is. If you are struggling to […]

Today I have a classic for you! Beetroot Salad, in this case with yellow beetroot – which changes nothing in the flavour – made Franconian style. In Germany you can buy preserved beetroot salad, which tastes quite similar. I love this salad since childhood, but homemade is always best. The salad tastes fresher and you can adapt the firmness of the beets to your likes. This is still my favourite […]

It feels like a decade ago, when I pinned this recipe to our fridge, to cook it. The salad á la Nice needs a lot of fresh produce. But last weekend, thanks to our field, we had green beans, bell peppers, tomatoes, cucumber, lettuce, anchovies, tuna and potatoes at home. You would think, that there are too many things combined here to taste good. But we were surprised how tasty […]

Summer is green salad time. In the time of June/July we ate 12 heads of lettuce, each enough for two meals! We harvested that much from our field. We couldn’t bear any green salad the last weeks. But using the same dressing every time doesn’t make it any better. In Nicole Stich’s book Geschenkideen aus der Küche (“gift ideas from the kitchen” in English) we came across a recipe for […]

  Just another comfort food. Just another perfect summer dish. Just a perfect snack. Just a perfect everyday dish. Just a perfect picnic dish. Just a perfect side dish for grilling. Just so many options for eating this wonderful, delicious and easy salad. It hasn’t deserved the word salad. I mean salad is something, that involves some lousy leaves of some green plant. It’s something, that doesn’t saturate. Attributes that […]

Autumn is coming finally. The leaves are falling from the trees, it’s not so warm anymore (but not cold yet) and everywhere you get the typical autumn food, like apples, pears, fennel and pumpkin. I love every kind of pumpkin or squash. Everytime I see another type, I have to buy it. Some weeks ago I bought a cooking magazine, which is all about pumpkins. I picked out one recipe, […]