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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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Tilapia in Spicy Black Bean Sauce

The other day I picked up a jar of black bean chili sauce. It was only a few Euros/dollars, and WELL worth it. I think I’ve found my new obsession for the next week or two: Tilapia in spicy black … Continue reading

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A Very Merry Christmas Dinner – German Style

Ever wondered what Germans eat for Christmas dinner? Probably not…but too bad! This is what this post is about. But don’t worry, it’s much more than potatoes and sauerkraut! Ok, first of all, Germans have three days of Christmas! Three days! … Continue reading

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The Easiest Dinner Ever: Stir-fry

To me, teaching someone how to make stir-fry is like teaching someone how to make toast. It’s something so easy and natural for me that it probably runs in my blood. But, I tend to forget, not everyone grew up … Continue reading

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Bunga Bunga Mungo Beans

Mung beans – or mungo beans, as I grew up calling them – have nothing to do with Bunga Bunga parties, as far as I know. I’m not even sure why I put that in the title of this post. … Continue reading

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Espinacas – A.K.A. Garbanzo Spinach Stew

Espinacas – literally “spinaches” in Spanish – is no doubt one of my favorite Spanish tapas. Unfortunately, I could only find this dish in Sevilla, where I ingested obscene amounts of it. Luckily, I learned to cook it, so I wouldn’t feel the … Continue reading

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