Author: Nawal Hahad

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…

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…

Mum’s Hummus

Mum’s Hummus

I had hummus a million times in my life and I always enjoyed it. It was part of my childhood and we had it whenever we visited a Turkish or Arabic restaurant. Most of my life it was impossible to get hummus in the supermarket (this…

Green Pesto with Cashews

Green Pesto with Cashews

When we were on holiday this summer, I asked three of my dearest friends to take care of the plants we have at home. Most of them are non-digestible but a few of them are. The most sensitive ones are our basil plants. We have…