Posts Tagged ‘bell pepper’

I love reading cookbooks. When I’m reading foreign cookbooks, I don’t look into a dictionary for each word that I don’t know. I understand many words by intuition. Well… that’s what I’ve thought. Of course, I knew Irish Stew, and if somebody would have asked me, what it would be, I would have said “Eintopf” […]

Why did the doors sing “Indian summer”? Ok… “indian” is easier to sing. And maybe the song wasn’t supposed to be about bell peppers, onions and tomatoes. Today, I made Hungarian Summer for my bento. Anikó wrote last year how to make Lecsó (or “Letscho” in German, but this spelling looks a bit gross, I […]

Anikó writes often about Hungarian cuisine. She always explains the words and groups of dishes, and I like reading it – but I wouldn’t be sure how to call my stuff really. Remains the question of pronounciation. However, I call it Kartoffelgulasch. Or Kartoffelpaprikas. To sound more interesting, because if I have well understood, a […]



I don’t know any more when I had my first Taboulé, but I know that it was in France. It’s a perfect summer salad and it’s perfect for a bento – well chilled for hot summer days. Of course, there are different versions to make a Taboulé. From a Lebanese colleague I learned that the […]



No, I don’t know where the original recipe comes from.  And I don’t know, what “Soljanka” means. What I know is, that it’s a soup which is well known in Eastern Germany. I got to know it when I was working as a volunteer in a soup kitchen in Berlin a long time ago. Maybe […]