This spring we visited Nepal. Thinking of snow-capped mountains and Buddhist monks, it has long been on my travel wish list. The only thing I didn´t expect much of was the Nepalese kitchen. After reading up a bit on Nepal, it had settled in my brain that Nepalese food consists mainly of lentils and rice. For some reason, I thought that´d be not so exciting from a culinary point of view. How wrong I was!
I love Korean cuisine. I actually discovered this in Berlin, where Korean restaurants are plentiful. And I hope I get to visit the country some time, so that I can taste the most authentic versions of the barbecues, bibimbap, and of course, kimchi. Continue reading “The fermentation quest: gimme Kimmy”
Alright, I know, it´s too late for wishing happy 2017s, but I didn´t write this post in time, so there you have it: Happy New Year! 😀
I thought I´d provide a quick update on whatever happened to Frank. Fact is, we ate him. And he was delicious!
I tend to take recommendations of friends over travel books, restaurant guides, and even city blogs – and I´m never disappointed. I guess I´m lucky my friends have good taste! 🙂 This week I ended up in some great places thanks to some solid recommendations. Continue reading “My favourite place this minute”
Inspired by a good friend of mine, “learning something new” has been a steady feature on my New Year´s resolutions for the last couple of years. Usually I also specified what that new thing should be, and as such I´ve already learned how to knit and am now fluent in ordering food in Italian.
After reading Michael Pollan´s Cooked, I knew what my next challenge would be: baking my own bread. But not the flat bread kind of type. No, real sourdough bread. With a starter. And a name. Continue reading “The fermentation quest: meet Frank”