Swabian Cuisine – Linsen & Spätzle

After showing you how to make Spätzle last week, today I’ll show you one of my favourite Swabian dishes they go with – Linsen (lentils) & Spätzle. I know hardly anyone who’s Swabian… Continue reading

Swabian Cuisine – Spätzle

Spätzle – the queen among the different kinds of pasta, at least to us Swabians. Making Spätzle is an art, and just because you’re Swabian doesn’t mean you’re good at it. After I… Continue reading

Mediterranean Herb Salt

A couple of years ago I received a jar of mediterranean herb salt as a hostess gift from a friend. I loved it but used it sparingly so it would last longer. It’s… Continue reading

Welcome To My Dinner Table – Part 12

The Table Extremely simple. Luckily my favourite flowers – ranunculus – are in season, so I bought a bunch at the market. I happened to have a pack of the Star-Spangled Banner as… Continue reading

Almond, Chilli & Cocoa Madeleines

The other day I realised that although I’m more of an Anglophile than a Francophile, there were almost always French friends in my life. The first one I acquired in school when it… Continue reading

Swabian Cuisine – Schupfnudeln 3 Ways

Part III – Schupfnudeln With Sauerkraut & Bacon This third version of Schupfnudeln is the most common version in Southern Germany. You will find it at beer festivals, wine festivals, any kind of… Continue reading