Main & Side Dishes

Homemade Chipotle Paste aka Chipotles in Adobo

Chipotles are dried smoked jalapenos bursting of flavors. The word chipotle actually means “smoked chili” in Nahuatl (an ancient Mexican language). To get chipotles you start off with ripe jalapenos, they should have turned red and be so ripe that they almost start to shrink and dry at the plant. When the jalapeno is harvested [&hell…

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Turbo Thursday – Creamy Spaghetti with Bacon

This dish must be one the easiest and quickest imaginable. It was one of my favorite meals when I was little and a staple in my family’s house. We ate it almost every second week and it was probably the first dish that I learned to cook by myself. Nowadays I don’t make it as […]

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Turbo Thursday – Locro de Papas, aka Equatorian Potato Soup

This hearty potato soup is a divining concoction of Equatorian origin. It’s fresh and filling at the same time and a perfect lunch or dinner when a gloomy day strikes and you want something warming, quick and delicious. Potato soup doesn’t sound too tantalizing does it? But in fact this will be far from all the potato […]

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Turbo Thursday – Kale Cabbage Bacon Fry with Sunny Side up Eggs

So easy and so good! It’s astonishingly how such amazing flavors can arise from just a few ingredients. It’s quick, cheap, easy, healthy and foremost delicious. Let this kale, cabbage and bacon fry kick off a new blog post series – Turbo Thursday. It’s easy: 5 tasty recipes 1 new dish every Thursday in September [……

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The Ultimate Cheeseburger

A true cheeseburger! It’s gorgeous! It’s epic! It’s comfort! It’s all you ever wished for and more. I wouldn’t exaggerate if I told you that this is as close to food porn as you can get. When I was shooting these goodies I was making all kinds of weird little noises – the ohhh… mmmm… […]

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Chilled Avocado Cucumber Soup with Fried Garlic Shrimps

The end of July has just been too summery – the sun’s been shining for many days and the temperature has reached the remarkable 28 degrees C several times. That’s what I call real summer! Wow! And when it’s this hot outside something with a cooling effect is just about perfect. But when you have […]

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