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

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

Quick Chickpeas on Toast

March 29, 2019

Is there anything better than a quick, delicious chickpea dish that comes together within minutes? Chickpeas and creamy tomatoes, fresh spinach, generously sprinkled with grated parmesan on a crispy slice of toast. Oh yes. This is my kind of food.   This tomato-chickpea toast is my go-to dish when I’ve barely any time to cook but still crave something healthyish. I could eat chickpeas almost every day of the year…. continue reading »

Quick and Easy Italian Focaccia

June 22, 2018

Learn how to make a thick, soft, and fluffy focaccia. It’s not dense or chewy at all. This focaccia has a fine crumb and a tender crust, which makes it a perfect side for BBQs, the perfect bread to go along with hummus, or simply to use for an Italian-style sandwich.   We just returned from a few days of vacation in southern Italy, which is only a short hop… continue reading »