Posts Tagged ‘salad’

Pulpo Salad

Pulpo Salad

There is one disadvantage living in a land-locked country like Austria or Switzerland: Here is – obviously – no sea as far as you can see. Moving from Austria to Switzerland the mountains got higher, the lakes bigger but the wide sea did not come any closer.
The smell of the ocean, waves breaking at the harbour wall, fisherman unloading their day’s catch, sea gulls trying to …

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Green salad with grilled peaches and goat cheese

Green salad with grilled peaches and goat cheese

Last weekend I returned from a few more weeks of travel with beautiful Indian summer weather in Canada. On Saturday, I arrived back in Switzerland, a little past the first snow of the season (in the higher areas above 800 m). Beautiful weather on …

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Advent Calendar Day 1 – Apple-walnut-salad with blue cheese and mustard vinaigrette

Advent Calendar Day 1 - Apple-walnut-salad with blue cheese and mustard vinaigrette

Thank you for joining me when I open the first door of the advent calendar here at Strudel & Cream. You might have expected me to start the first day with some Christmas cookies. I think the next weeks will get sweet enough so let’s start …

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Honey-mustard salmon on avocado-potato-field salad

Honey-mustard salmon on avocado-potato-field salad

What do a bird, a field, a nut, a mouse ear or a sheep’s mouth have in common? And how does a German fairy tale come into play here?

When it comes to field salad I always have to chuckle about the different regional names that exist for that salad in German.

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Palačinky, Palatschinken or Central European pancakes

Palačinky, Palatschinken or Central European pancakes

During my recent visit to Prague I was surprised by the big amount of savory Palačinky (Czech for pancakes) variations, served in many restaurants or cafes as a quick and very delicious meal. In my city of birth, Vienna, on the other hand, you will hardly find savory Palatschinken …

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