Zoodles with fresh pesto from my own zucchini plant

This spring I started my own little vegetable garden for the first time. I planted zucchini, eggplant, basil, tomatoes and a mix of edible flowers.   A few set backs later my first zucchini plant was fully grown and I could harvest the first homegrown organic zucchini of the year. Here’s how I prepared it:…

Traditional Easter Cake

Happy Easter to everyone celebrating, I hope you’re having a nice and relaxing weekend. I personally really like the positive spirit of Easter and the time of the year where nature is flourishing and flowers are blossoming. In order to celebrate this holiday, I like to prepare a few traditional dishes and pastries. One of…

Trdelnik: a simple but delicious Czech sweet

Many Prague visitors will have been seen this sweet already around buzzing old town square but I would still like to introduce the rest of you to this deliciousness since I still really like it myself and I will usually get one myself when I come back to Prague: Trdelnik. A wonderful sweet who’s sweet roasting smell…

The perfect lunch spot in Lech, Austria

While lunching some fine cuisine is always a good idea, lunching some fine cuisine with a panoramic view of the alps and nice sunshine is an even better idea! I recently went skiing in Lech, Austria and found the perfect lunch spot. I tried some international and some traditional Austrian dishes.   First of all,…

Visiting Tokyo for Cherry blossom

Tokyo during cherry blossom time is a very unique experience. I loved to see how the locals truly seem to “blossom” during this time as well and are enjoying life to the fullest.

Japan: More than Sushi

While sushi is probably the most know product from Japan, many other dishes such as Ramen are also already widely known. However, I also like to explore the less know specialties and found the perfect subject to research: Japanese sweets. I ate so many different sweets while I visited Japan and especially since it was Sakura…

Weekend getaway to Antwerp

This weekend I went to Antwerp for a quick weekend getaway with a few friends and unfortunately to clean out my family’s apartment here. So obviously I still wanted to enjoy Antwerp one more time to the fullest 🙂 Here’s what I have been up to: I took a plane from Munich to Brussels and…

High tea at the Burj al Arab

Today I want to tell you about my high tea experience at the Burj al Arab in Dubai 🙂   First of all, already arriving at the Burj al Arab is spectacular. It is located on ist own little island and without a reservation or hotel booking you aren’t even allowed on the island! The hotel is…

Singapore and Marina Bay Sands

Welcome back 🙂 As you may have already read in my previous posts I recently went on a trip to Vietnam. I decided not to fly home straight from Hanoi but chose a one-night stopover in Singapore since I had never been there before and was very curious. I arrived early morning on day one…

Cooking school in Vietnam

Hello foodies 🙂 I decided to tell you more about one part of my Vietnam trip that was absolutely great: a trip to the local market in Hoi An with a chef and cooking four traditional Vietnamese dishes afterwards. I love Vietnamese cuisine because oft he use of fresh ingredients and especially herbs for flavoring. This…

Vietnam – From South to North Part II

Welcome back to my second blog post about Vietnam 🙂 After a nice relaxing time at the coast in Hoi An I made my way to Hanoi. I chose a hotel really central in the old quarter which was very convenient since all major attractions where in walking distance! First I headed out by foot…

New York City during Christmas time

Hello everyone 🙂 since I recently finished my master studies and my internship I thought I deserved a special treat… and since I had never been to New York City (or the US) but always wanted to go there I thought this would be a very special occasion! So after some planning I found myself…