Tag: Easy

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…

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…

Linguine all’Amatriciana

Linguine all’Amatriciana

As a tourist in Rome, I did what most people do. I visited the Forum Romanum, waited hours in Mediterranean sunlight to get into the Vatican Museums and I ate tons of pizza. It’s impossible to reproduce an authentic Roman pizza at home, so afraid…