Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

The classic combination of Brussels sprouts with crispy bacon is a festive flavor sensation. Whether it’s Christmas, Thanksgiving or a dinner party with friends, these mini cabbages with their nutty, very distinct flavor are a perfect accompaniment to meat dishes, poultry in particular.      

Pork Tenderloin Medallions with Figs and Mushrooms

Early and mid-autumn are high season for figs. I suggest you get a good handful of those aromatic fruits, a bottle of your favorite white wine and start cooking 🙂     Ingredients 1 pork tenderloin (ca. 500g / 1.1lb), cut in 4cm (1.6inch) thick medallions 5 fresh, ripe figs 113g / 4oz of mixed…

Edesia’s Strawberry Cake

This simple yet elegant strawberry cake is a perfect example of my blog’s philosophy. It combines the baking techniques developed and perfected over centuries in some of my favorite parts of the world by people who know much more about cooking and baking than myself. My ideal version of a flavorful sponge cake comes from…

Roasted Potatoes

Whether it is a simple everyday family dinner or a fancy dinner party with friends, this is an easy way to turn boring potatoes into a fantastic side dish.      

AurĂ©lie Bastian’s Boeuf Bourguignon​

AurĂ©lie Bastian is a French expat living in Germany. She is a very successful food blogger, entrepreneur and writer. In her cooking show, airing on German TV, she explains in perfect German with a touch of French accent how to master the art of French cooking. This recipe is AurĂ©lie’s, very sophisticated, version of the world…

Moroccan Roast Chicken on Vegetables

If you like to cook Moroccan or North African food, or if you’re tired of using the same old spice blends over and over again, then one thing you need to add to your spice rack is Ras el Hanout. Ras el Hanout is a spice blend common in North African cooking and features especially heavily…