Welcome to the World

Oh, where would you begin: Indian Dhal, Brazilian Feijoada, or Jordanian Pita? The world’s just too big to ignore on your kitchen table. The selection is literally infinite, so we focus on the really good stuff here. Dip in, try new things, and enjoy.


Recipes from around the world

Vegan Red Curry with Pumpkin (one pot)

October 9, 2022

Easy Thai red curry recipe! Making this popular takeout meal at home is super easy and much healthier. The sauce is rich and creamy and insanely delicious. You just need one pot and 35 minutes. I love red curries! For me this is pure soul-warming comfort food. I just can’t resist this super creamy, and slightly spicy Thai-style curry. The recipe is from my new cookbook ‘Taste of Travel’ (this… continue reading »

Easy Lemon Amaretti Cookies (no mixer, one bowl)

December 17, 2021

These lemon amaretti cookies have a crunchy crust and a chewy, soft center. They are a breeze to make, since this is a one-bowl recipe. You don’t even need a mixer to beat the egg whites or anything. A fork will do! Easy Lemon Amaretti Cookies (no mixer, one bowl) was last modified: December 17th, 2021 by Ursula

Classic Caprese Salad

July 9, 2021

Ripe summer tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil, and olive oil is all you need for this Italian caprese salad, also known as insalata caprese. Living just a short car ride from the Italian border, it’s no surprise that you’ll often find Italian dishes like this tasty tomato and mozzarella salad on my plate. This salad is so simple and yet so delicious and full of fresh flavors. Classic Caprese Salad was… continue reading »

Creamy Asparagus Risotto (with one-pot version)

April 20, 2021

This simple asparagus risotto is made in under 30 minutes and requires little stirring. Plus: A one-pot version for lazy days makes this weeknight dish even easier. Creamy Asparagus Risotto (with one-pot version) was last modified: May 12th, 2021 by Ursula

Vegan Potato Curry (creamy and mild)

March 4, 2021

This quick Indian potato curry with coconut milk is super creamy and mild. It’s just like the ones I got to know in Kerala. Kerala-style potato curry This easy Indian curry is based on a potato curry that I remember from a trip to South India. In Kerala, a state of the southwestern coast of India, we stayed at a family-run guesthouse with only a few huts. I will always… continue reading »

Quick Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce (10 minutes)

January 7, 2021

Ready in 10 minutes from start to finish: Soft, pillowy gnocchi in creamy tomato sauce. Super simple, yet packed with rich Italian flavors. You’ll only need a handful ingredients and you don’t even need to chop onions or garlic. Perfect for a quick and delicious meatless weekday lunch or dinner.

2-Ingredient White Chocolate Mousse without Eggs

December 23, 2020

Creamy white chocolate mousse made with only 2 ingredients. This is the easiest homemade chocolate mousse ever! No eggs, no gelatin, no double boiler or water bath. Just chocolate and heavy cream – and all the rich chocolate flavor. 2-Ingredient White Chocolate Mousse without Eggs was last modified: December 23rd, 2020 by Ursula

Homemade Amaretto Liqueur from Apricot Pits

September 2, 2020

Homemade amaretto liqueur made with only 3 ingredients: apricot pits, vodka, and sugar. It’s a quick and fuss-free recipe for amaretto: Let the pits steep in vodka, add sugar and that’s it. The addictive marzipan-almond flavored liqueur is perfect to drizzle over ice cream, to add to desserts, cakes, cookies, and pancakes, or to drink as a digestif – I’m sure you’ll love it. This DIY amaretto makes a great… continue reading »

Fermented Tomato Peach Salsa (beginner-friendly)

July 26, 2020

My favorite homemade fermented salsa – ready in 2 days. For this salsa, you don’t need any fermentation skills, nor special equipment or any starter culture. Just veggies and salt, that’s it. It is super easy to make! This fruity salsa with tomatoes pairs well with just about anything – think cheese boards, tortilla chips or for BBQ. Fermented Tomato Peach Salsa (beginner-friendly) was last modified: September 2nd, 2020 by… continue reading »

Easy, Super-Creamy Mushroom Risotto

April 20, 2020

This mushroom-brie risotto is my go-to risotto: It is creamy, delicious, and easy to make. The risotto is made without wine for a straightforward everyday use. Easy, Super-Creamy Mushroom Risotto was last modified: April 21st, 2020 by Ursula

Easy Green Spinach Smoothie

March 24, 2020

3 ingredients only! This simple green smoothie for beginners is healthy, sweet, vibrant green, and super delicious. This smoothie is bright green in color, using natural ingredients only. Adding fresh baby spinach makes this smoothie super vibrant without making it taste ‚green‘. It tastes sweet, due to the added fruits – no additional sweetener needed. That’s why it is also perfect for green smoothie beginners. Easy Green Spinach Smoothie was… continue reading »

Quick Basil Gnocchi

March 18, 2020

These super simple basil gnocchi are often my life-saver. If there is no time to cook or if I simply don’t feel like cooking, this is one of my go-to dishes. Why? It’s ready in no time, 10 minutes maximum, and you’ll only need 3 ingredients for the basic version – 6 ingredients make it a fancy version. Quick Basil Gnocchi was last modified: January 7th, 2021 by Ursula