Category Archives: Mains

Travel Spotlight: Brussels

I’m kind of a borderline chocoholic. Do I have qualms about eating chocolate for breakfast? No way! Can I eat 200g of chocolate per day? Easily. Can I stop eating chocolate anytime I want? Of courrrrseee I can…. Seriously though, … Continue reading

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¡Enchiladas!

Good Mexican food does not exist in the provincial German town where I live. As a southern-Californian and Mexican food enthusiast, this makes me sad indeed. So, what is the solution? Make it myself! This is not an easy task … Continue reading

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Linguine with White Wine and Clam Sauce

Assuming you like seafood, linguine with white wine and clam sauce is one very delicious,  yet easy to make dish. It’s also pretty classy and bound to impress your guest(s) (assuming they too like seafood). You can also skip the … Continue reading

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Chicken and Cabbage

The other day, I bought a cabbage that weighs more than me. Since I’m not normally a regular cabbage eater, I wasn’t sure what to do with it exactly. Call it an impulse buy, I suppose. So, I decided to … Continue reading

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Baked Apples – A Perfect Dessert for Fall

Baked apples always used to give me trouble. Yes, they were delicious. Yes, they were easy to make. But no, I couldn’t get the cinnamon and sugar mix to stay in or on the apple properly. It was a baked … Continue reading

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Beef (and plums). It’s what’s for dinner.

If you’re from the States, you might remember those commercials in the ’90s for beef featuring meaty, potato-y, all-American dishes. The tag-line was always, “Beef. It’s what’s for dinner.” Sadly, those commercials weren’t effective on me, and I rarely ate red meat … Continue reading

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Egg Drop Soup

What do I do in the states when I’m craving something Asian-ish, yet on the greasy and unhealthy side? Get takeout, of course! Most likely Chinese. What do I do in a small town in the middle of Germany when … Continue reading

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