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Authentic Italian Tiramisu

Authentic Italian Tiramisu

This one’s unexpected and unusual, but due to the overwhelmingly positive feedback I received, I am giving my Tiramisu a proper post. As some of you readers might know, I am not into baking – and I will probably never be, but Tiramisu doesn’t involve…

Salmon Asparagus Pasta with Vodka

Salmon Asparagus Pasta with Vodka

This recipe for salmon asparagus pasta with vodka was inspired by a recipe from one of my favorite cookbooks. The Silver Spoon is a masterpiece for Italian cuisine. With more than 2000 recipes and lots of beautiful photos it had kept me busy for quite…

Asparagus Carbonara

Asparagus Carbonara

As an Austrian in Rome you learn one thing pretty quickly: Everything I ever knew about carbonara was a lie. Real Pasta carbonara is not made with cream and it’s much more delicious than the version they serve in schools and canteens. It’s the perfect…

Sushi Rice

Sushi Rice

This post describes how to cook sushi rice for recipes like salmon sashimi or grilled salmon. It’s served in a bowl and is flavoured with some Furikake. Sushi rice is short and has a sticky consistency. It goes very well with fish but can also…

Matcha Latte

Matcha Latte

Whenever we’re travelling in Asia I enjoy the availability of matcha in all its forms. There a variety of matcha sweets, like matcha ice cream and cake, matcha mochis or matcha kit kat. All of them are delicious and all of them are green. But what…

Pasta all’Arrabbiata

Pasta all’Arrabbiata

I love pasta and I love this recipe for a very special reason. Pasta all’Arrabbiata saved quite a few weekends when I forgot to get groceries before the stores close. Or when I was just too lazy to get out. Most countries have tons of mini…