Recipes 32 results
  • Tamagoyaki, rolled omelet from Japan

    Tamagoyaki exemplifies the universal habits we have developed as a global civilization. Whether you wake up in Edinburgh, Nashville, Istanbul, Bogota, Chengdu or Tokyo: we eat eggs at breakfast. But there are subtle differences. These rolled ...
  • Garam Masala, spice mixtures from India

    Garam masala is available from the grocery stores, certainly in Asia. The issue is that in India, garam masala has a different composition in each household and what one is buying will have also. I prefer to use the whole spices.  Then toast them ...
  • Clam Chowder from New England

    A clam chowder is nothing more or less than a soup made with clams and broth. In New England the broth contains cream and is rather white; in Rhode Island the broth is semi-transparent and in Manhattan the broth is red as it contains tomatoes.  ...
  • Dashi, broth from Japan

    Dashi, broth from Japan is a staple in the Japanese kitchen. The most simple, vegetarian version of dashi is kombu, sun dried seaweed or kelp, steeped in water. For a  richer version use also katsuobushi (based on skipjack tuna or bonito). The fish ...
  • Multi grain and seed bread

    Multi grain and seed bread is as delicious as it is healthy. Developed over several years in my home kitchen, it provides fibers, whole nuts and seeds and some full grains as well. The absence of commercial whole wheat bread supply in many parts of ...
  • Poached pears in Alsatian wine

    This dish is easy to make and excellent food for anyone including those on a full liquid diet. As long as the pears are soft. Use it as a compote and serve with or after the meal.    Special equipment none   Poached ...
  • Briefly simmered apple chunks

    Juicy, hard fruit convert into delicious fresh dishes by poaching or simmering. Do this in the presence of cinnamon, vanilla bean and some sugar and voila!  Origin It is difficult to find the origin of this recipe, most likely it goes back a long ...
  • Duck breast with oriental sauce

    For obtaining the breasts, either butcher a whole duck yourself, cut out the breasts and make sure the skin is still on or buy the breasts from your supplier. Special equipment skillet Duck breast with oriental sauce For the ...
  • Shrimp in cocktail sauce

    Serve this shrimp in cocktail sauce on a halve avocado, on rocket salad or on toast. Delicious!  And making it a day in advance will reward you with an optimum taste.  The art of making shrimp in cocktail sauce The most important for this dish ...
  • Guacamole with a Dutch streak

    This hearty spread works great with toast or serves as a dip for corn chips. It is a pretty rich appetizer: avocado contains around 20% vegetable oil and the cheese also contributes fat.   Origin The avocado has its origin in Mexico, but is now ...