Fine cooking, Made in Vienna

Tag: Lunch

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 […]

Thai Chicken Coconut Soup (Tom Kha Ghai)

Thai Chicken Coconut Soup (Tom Kha Ghai)

Tom Kha Ghai, or simply a Thai Chicken Coconut Soup is besides Thai cuisine’s amazing curries* one of the main national dishes of Thailand. It’so popular, you will even find it in simple coffee shops within Bangkok’s many shopping malls. One of the best Tom […]

Grilled Miso Salmon Fillet

Grilled Miso Salmon Fillet

This Grilled Miso Salmon Fillet comes unexpected and spontaneously and is somehow a “new” creation of mine. I am really honest on this one. I came up with the simple idea and the underlying trick while preparing another Sake Sashimi dinner for Nawal and me. […]

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 […]

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 […]