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Cherry Pistachio Meringue Tart

To me it never really feels like summer until cherries arrive in the markets. Cherries announce the beginning of the stone-fruit season and for me this kicks-off my favorite fruit season of the year. For a short time cherries are the stars before apricots, peaches and plums arrive and take over... [Read the rest of this post on my website]

Incredible India: Colors, Light and People

India has a strong influence on the senses of those visiting the country – it is loud, it is colorful and it is very multifaceted, a country with incredible paradoxes. Under all the contrasts this vast country presents, there is something consistent that one could easily describe it as the essence... [Read the rest of this post on my website]

Summer Risotto with Peas Zucchini Avocado and Lemon Tarragon Sander Fillet

Summer is full on here in Weimar. We’ve got temperatures hitting close to 40 degrees C and the weather is like on a tropical island. It feels good – almost like an extended vacation overseas. Ever since our return from India 3 weeks ago we are taking things easy. Soeren still is out from school and... [Read the rest of this post on my website]

Summer Herb and Fruit Smoothies

After an amazing 3 weeks in India it feels good to be back home! Catching up on many things again and getting back into the swing of things for now. Before I left however I worked on another fantastic project with the Thüringen Tourism Board at a great location. My heroes were the magnificent wild... [Read the rest of this post on my website]

October 2015: Dubai Food Styling & Photography Workshop

Dubai, is always a good idea! This pulsating city has risen from the desert, and today booms and bustles with a very unique charisma. Over the years Dubai has become a true mega food Mecca giving impulses and inspiration to chefs around the world. What may seem extraordinary and out-of-this-world... [Read the rest of this post on my website]

Bollywood Cooking: Vegetable Split Pea Dal, Spiced Cauliflower Pumpkin and a Kumquat Chutney

A humble feast! Meals that take me back to my nana and nani’s veranda on hot summer days in their Delhi home. As we arrived to spend several weeks of our vacation with the rest of the family I was always sure that the forthcoming days were going to be filled with lots of food where the hub of the... [Read the rest of this post on my website]

Riverside: London Photography and Styling Workshop 2015

London, always such a bustling and hip place, was the location for my second workshop this year. I always love coming here for short visits – perfect to soak up the energy of the city. While London is very much about urban dynamism, I also love the open-wide spaces, leafy escapes and the riverside... [Read the rest of this post on my website]

White Asparagus and Strawberry Salad with Vanilla Kissed Salmon Steaks

After having lived for several years in the Breisgau region, one of the things I thought I would miss the most when I moved to Weimar, would be my beloved asparagus freshly harvested almost right at the doorsteps. Baden-Württemberg after all is known as Germany’s asparagus capital. A few years... [Read the rest of this post on my website]

September 2015: Food Photography and Styling Workshop in Sintra, Portugal

Sintra is like a page taken from a fairy-tale book with rippling mountains, misty forests, exotic gardens and glittering palaces. It is a Unesco World Heritage–listed center, dotted with pastel-hued manors wrapped into luxuriant hills that roll down to the blue Atlantic. I have chosen to end my... [Read the rest of this post on my website]

Imperial: Vienna Photography & Styling Workshop 2015

What a few months these have been! It seems I have hardly sat still long enough to really feel … still. I’ve been loving the movement of the past several weeks especially as I have just completed two workshops. First up in April was wonderful Vienna, a city that in all its poise and ease has... [Read the rest of this post on my website]

Dandelion Avocado Gazpacho with Deep-water Prawns

If you are a fanatic for the perfectly manicured lawns then you are probably extremely wary about the ubiquitous common dandelions! Our early memories are probably those of threading the vibrant yellow flowers on a string to wear as necklaces or trumpeting on the stalks until the milky liquid stuck... [Read the rest of this post on my website]

Gyros Style Tacos and Tzatziki

A shawarma, a doner kebab or gyros – all cut from the same vertical spit? Not at all! While one will find the concept of meat stacked on a skewer and grilled on a vertical rotisserie in many variations, the intricate blend of spices, herbs and condiments and the kind of meat or poultry used make... [Read the rest of this post on my website]

Easter: Orange and Pistachio Sweet Challah

Easter for me is an adopted festivity. Being an Indian Sikh I took to this colorful spring tradition when I married my German husband almost 17 years ago. As a Sikh we are a very tolerant religion and are more than open in celebrating the rituals and traditions of other religions. I was raised... [Read the rest of this post on my website]

Breakfast of Champions - The Big Breakfast Post

  Breakfast is for champions! And according to the trend it is sneaking its way into the other meals of day. We have a tendency to put an egg on everything and serve up “breakfast for lunch/dinner” – a trend that I follow myself, especially when the traditional eggs, bacon, grilled tomatoes... [Read the rest of this post on my website]

Flourless Carrot Multi-Seed and Nut Bread

The German in me lives for the impressive variety of breads available to me. My Indian-self craves the rice with almost every meal and the Italian-lover me, is captivated with the pastas and risotto and the kid in me could live off creamy mashed potatoes for quite a few days. Over the year my... [Read the rest of this post on my website]

Honey Roasted Rhubarb Chevre Cheesecake Desserts

When one has spent a little time in Thuringia it is easy to understand why the Thurigians are so attached to their roots and are patriotic to this region. It is beautiful fertile country covered with rolling hills, thick lush forests and it boasts of rich cultural history. The story of the... [Read the rest of this post on my website]

Celebrations: Vanilla Infused Kumquat Marmalade Semolina Cake

9 years! That’s how old this blog is today. That means an astonishing number of posts, a fascinating amount of images and a magnificent quantity of recipes, mishaps, experiments in my kitchen. When I think about my shaky, timid and naïve debut into the blogging world I cannot help but giggle and... [Read the rest of this post on my website]

Bollywood Cooking: Lamb Balti

India’s food culture is as varied as its people. Each region boasts of dishes that have clearly defined characteristics and diversity. Up north in Punjab, a fertile land, the dishes are rich with thick gravies and buttery sauces. Rajasthan, an arid region, offers drier game-based and vegetarian... [Read the rest of this post on my website]

Cooking School: Miso Ramen with Miso Glazed Chicken, Enoki and Shimeji Mushrooms

Remember those university days when we literally lived on packets of instant ramen noodles after long hours in the library or in lectures or … at parties? The energy level at an all time low, often I had just enough to tear open a packet, drop the contents into a bowl and pour hot bubbling water... [Read the rest of this post on my website]

May 2015: Food Photography and Styling Workshop in London, UK

London, a pulsating and vibrant city full of creative impulses. I love coming back to this city as it always gives me new inspiration and encourages me to think a little out of the box. That is why I am excited to offer another Food Photography and Styling Workshop in this hotspot of a city. I... [Read the rest of this post on my website]

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