Tuna and pasta salad

by smth good on June 13, 2011

in fish&seafood,pasta&risotto,salads

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I like pasta. A lot. During these hot days I wanted something with pasta, of course, but refreshing. So, I chose a cold salad with pasta, tuna and a nice vinaigrette, served chilled. A nice lunch, indeed! Serves 2, prep. time 30 minutes Ingredients: 200 grams spaghetti 1 tuna can (chunks, not flakes; in water) [...]


Turkey in marjoram and mustard sauce

by smth good on April 16, 2011

in meat&poultry

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This dish has German influences, using marjoram and mustard. Marjoram is so dear to me and there are not so many recipes that uses it. So, I try to compensate and use it to spice up salads, fish, game or cheeses. Its nutty spicy flavor goes so well in the dish below that I highly [...]


Pork knuckle in pickled cabbage juice

by smth good 25 March 2011 meat&poultry
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This is not just a dish, it’s a feast! Ingredients: 3 pork knuckles 1 onion, cut in big chuncks 2 liters pickled cabbage juice 1 tsp black pepper berries 1 tbsp mustard berries 1 tbsp allspice berries or juniper berries 3 bay leaves few red chilies (optional) Bring to boil the pickled cabbage juice in [...]

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Egg salad sandwich

by smth good 4 February 2011 snacks
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We have discovered a new supplier close to our home for farm eggs. I like so much that bright yellow egg yolks, a natural coloring for baked cakes. Not to mention the common boiled eggs that look so natural and are so flavored. Instead of those cute deviled eggs that are time-consuming, we preferred a quick [...]

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Stuffed French toast with smoked ham

by smth good 26 January 2011 snacks
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It’a a common fact that French toast was not created in France, but we still call it French. Usually sweet, the French toast has made quite a career, solo or stuffed with fruit all over the world. Italians are eating it stuffed with mozzarella, so we thought to stuff it with smoked ham. Why not? [...]

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