Ravioli with asparagus and ricotta filling

Asparagus season is upon us, and to be honest it’s one of those things which you can hardly miss here in Germany. In the cities, most of the restaurants will proudly anounce the beginning of the season on the blackboards with a variety of new recipes. Even the little veggetable and fruit stands spread across Munich have now asparagus on offer. Continue reading “Ravioli with asparagus and ricotta filling”

Dinner in 20min: Tortellini with minced meat in creamy tomato sauce

4The weather outside seems to be THE topic these days. It’s grey, rainy, windy and everyone is expecting snow. And it should fall soon. When I started wearing my wellingtons around beginning of October during the rainy days I was met with rather amused faces. Well, nobody is laughing now.

Coming home and deciding what to cook, our thoughts fall mostly on comfort food, something quick and warm. Continue reading “Dinner in 20min: Tortellini with minced meat in creamy tomato sauce”

Simple pasta with chanterelles

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They’re yellow, they’re mushrooms and now it’s the season. Yes, I’m talking about chanterelles. Actually the season started some time ago already, but let’s skip the technicalities. These funny mushrooms, with almost female-likeĀ  name, cause my heart to skip a bit everytime I see them on the shelf in the shop. I think these are the best mushrooms. Continue reading “Simple pasta with chanterelles”

Pasta and meatballs casserole

63wsI have to admit, my cooking lately consisted in most part of some quick sandwiches, and during Easter mostly of peeling and cutting vegetables, so well, nothing really worth bragging about. If you’re in the same situation, I’d shake hands with you! It’s all good and there is a lot of variation, but at some point it is nice to eat something warm, even if you had a nice lunch earlier the day. Continue reading “Pasta and meatballs casserole”

Let’s talk about pasta!

Pasta! Whether fussili, conchiglioni, penne, tagliatelle or spaghetti, I don’t know anyone who wouldn’t like it. I heard once an opinion that it’s an italian fast food, and true to that, it doesn’t take long to cook. It also comes in multiple variations- vegetables, chicken, minced meat or fish, tomato, cream sauce or something else. As something posh or when you don’t want to be … Continue reading Let’s talk about pasta!

Party inspiration- filled conchiglioni

The holidays have passed so quickly. It feels like we just got up from the table, said goodbyes to our guests, and there is already next celebration ahead. Champagne, fancy dresses, masks and balls, or celebrations in smaller circles of friends, or with a cat- the night is yours. (Unless you’re sick, then you’re still celebrating with your bugs, but the flair is gone). Whichever … Continue reading Party inspiration- filled conchiglioni