Great Quote To Live By

“Take time to do what makes your soul happy.” – Unknown. Happy weekend to everyone!

Guacamole Recipe

Guacamole is an avocado-based dip. It is originally from Mexico and the main ingredients are avocado, lemon juice and salt. The most traditional way to eat guacamole is with tortilla chips, but it can also be served with raw vegetable sticks like carrots, cucumbers or bell peppers to be on the healthy side.    …

Quote by Eleanor Roosevelt

“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”

Curried Chicken Rice Salad With Pineapple

Easy curried chicken rice salad for a quick dinner or lunch. A perfect dish to prepare the day before so you have more time to relax after a long road trip or stressful business day.     I often make this salad with the leftovers (fried chicken with rice) from the previous day, and I…

Lentils With Thyme – Garlic – Oil And Pan Fried Chicken

I adopted these recipes from Christin. She has been traveling with her husband through Africa for a long time. We met them at Kubu Island, Botswana. Once she invited us for these delicious dishes, lentils with thyme – garlic – oil and pan fried chicken breast. In this case the chicken is more the side dish than…

Spaghetti with Onion, Bacon and Cream

Quick and easy Spaghetti with onion, bacon, cream, grated lemon rind, Parmesan cheese (optional) and seasoned with parsley, salt and pepper. That’s it! A warm dish with spicy flavor and for a large appetite. They are very high in calories on the one hand, but also tremendous tasty.   Spaghetti with Onion, Bacon and Cream…

How to Roast Raw Peanuts

Peanuts are very popular here in Malawi. In the villages they are sold at many street corners or small shops. Often mobile salespeople are found, that carry the product in buckets, baskets, in their hands or proudly wearing on their heads. Peanuts are delivered in small portions, cleanly packaged and in different variants. Raw, with or…

Pan Pizza Without Oven

PIZZA, PIZZA, PIZZA… We love Pizza! Unfortunately, here at the countryside of Malawi we have almost no possibility to buy one of this crispy, cheesy… how to the Africaans say? Lecker Pizza!!! First of all, we are so happy, that we could get MOZZARELLA in Lilongwe!!! Guys, that’s real luxury for us!!! Second, that we…

Pan Fried Potatoes (Home Fries)

Pan fried potatoes or home fries are a delicious and easy to prepare side dish recipe. A perfect match for several main dishes. How about fried potatoes, with crispy bacon and onions and sprinkled with fresh parsley or should it rather be a hearty farmer’s breakfast?  Whatever you prefer, potatoes are a tasty tidbit and…

Non-Alcoholic Pineapple Coconut Cocktail

  The non-alcoholic creamy fruit cocktail can be the perfect drink for those hot summer days, but also for us adults, not just for kids. We recently traveled to Tanzania, the first thing I noticed at the fruit stalls, was a large number of exotic pineapples. Only the memory of the glorious, sweet, juicy flavor…

Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs are perfect when you are on camping. Easy to make and a luscious food for breakfast or whenever you are hungry! I am a big fan of the following excellent video by Jamie Oliver, where he is explaining the basic recipe of scrambled eggs in three different ways (English, French, and American style…

Conversions & Substitutions

Krista an American living in Austria figured the “Conversions and Substitutions of U.S. Recipes” out for you on her food blog! Read more on Living on Cookies → Krista, thank you very much indeed!!!

Pasta With Minced Meat

Rustic penne pasta with ground/minced beef no tomatoes. Easy, budget-friendly recipe you will love. I adopted this recipe from my former colleague Andrea. There are different names of this yummy food. In Austria, we call it “Haschee Nudeln or Haschee Hörnchen”. It´s the original name in the German language. Translated it literally means  “Hash Noodles”. You can…

Piña Colada

  Piña colada – My favorite cocktail! Piña colada is a sweet and tropical cocktail made with white rum, pineapple juice, cream of coconut and ice. It can be served either blended or shaken with ice and garnished with a pineapple wedge and a cherry. The piña colada has been the official drink of Puerto…

Grilled Cheese and Mango Chutney Sandwich

Grilled Cheese and Mango Chutney Sandwich − A quick and easy breakfast or snack.       Top one slice of the bread with cheese and the other one spread with Mango Chutney and close the sandwich.     Grill the Sandwich in a (Grill) Sandwich Toaster/Maker until the bread is golden and the cheese…

Mango Chutney

Mango Chutney Recipe with a sweet and tropical taste made from ripe mangoes.     There is also a fresh ginger flavor in the Chutney.     Mango Chutney is welcome in: curries ground beef to grilled cheese sandwich, chicken, fish   Mango Chutney goes well with: cheese plate poultry game ham lamb pork  …

Homemade Mayonnaise with a Hand Blender

  Creamy delicious homemade mayonnaise. Quick and easy to make, and you can add your own flavors. I prefer homemade mayonnaise, when: – I can get a FRESH egg! – I need a big amount of mayonnaise (egg, potato, chicken curry or vegetable salad). – In case of need (off-the-cuff decision)   3 important notes…

Happy Valentine’s Day!

This Video is not food, but food for your eyes, ears and your heart. Happy Valentine’s Day!

Breakfast Ideas for Valentine’s Day

How to Make a Heart Shaped Egg by DaveHax     Pancake with Bacon, Pizza, Egg in a Hole by HGTV Handmade     Valentine Pancakes and another Breakfast Ideas by Eugenie Kitchen