Author: Ali El-Amine

Sake Sashimi

Sake Sashimi

Fish in general, but particularly Salmon in it’s raw form is by far the best thing I can think of for breakfast, lunch, dinner – and if the circumstances allow it, in between meals. Therefore Sake Sashimi in its simplicity is the a logical consequence…

Old Fashioned

Old Fashioned

This post comes on a short notice due to my spontaneous visit to a retail store specialized on high-quality spirits yesterday afternoon. I am more the Vodka or Gin on the rocks type. Whiskey was never my vice nor my fuel and in retrospect, I…

Authentic Thai Green Curry

Authentic Thai Green Curry

We were already very much into Thai food, long before our first visit to Thailand, thanks to a rather obscure and – at first glance – less inviting Thai restaurant named Top Thai on Vienna’s so-called Gürtel*. When you are so lucky to be living…

Authentic Balinese Nasi Goreng

Authentic Balinese Nasi Goreng

After our travels to China, Thailand and Cambodia a couple of years ago, we have finally managed to go back to Far Asia, this time to Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and the tropical paradise island of Bali in Indonesia. You can imagine, that our anticipation of…

Fluffy Scrambled Eggs

Fluffy Scrambled Eggs

If you’ve ever been to a luxury hotel or at a more sophisticated breakfast buffet, it’s very unlikely to miss out on scrambled eggs – fluffy, juicy and fresh. I used to wonder every time “how do they manage to do them like that?” and…