On todays menu : Classical green bean soup with musings during the German lockdown

I still haven’t decided how exactly this blog and its posts should look like. Douglas Adams put a restaurant at the end of the universe in his novel. Maybe I’ll take it up, as an old hand in the restaurant business. So while I sit over the menu of the day, green bean soup, I…… On todays menu : Classical green bean soup with musings during the German lockdown weiterlesen

Lady Verena Fiona of Urquhart Castle can’t remember …

The theme of this month’s blogger parade is ‚Karo‘. ‚Karo‘ means ‚plaid‘. ‚Plaid‘ means ‚tartan‘. ‚Tartan‘ means ‚clan‘. ‚Clan‘ means ‚Highlands‘. ‚Highlands‘ means ‚Loch Ness‘. ‚Loch Ness‘ means ‚Urquhart Castle‘. ‚Urquart Castle‘ means ‚I can’t remember‘. Is e cuspair caismeachd blogairean na mìos seo ‘Karo’. Tha ‘Karo’ a ’ciallachadh‘ plaid ’. Tha ‘Plaid’ a ’ciallachadh‘…… Lady Verena Fiona of Urquhart Castle can’t remember … weiterlesen

Paradise officially found : it is – who would have guessed ? – Greece !!

© Condé Nast Traveller I’ve always known it, and also in case I bore you with it, but Greece is paradise on earth ! And I even have numbers to back it up. May I draw your valued attention to the Condé Nast Traveller 2020 Readers‘ Choice Awards winners in the Best Islands in Europe…… Paradise officially found : it is – who would have guessed ? – Greece !! weiterlesen

Gorgeous Gorgon galore blooms with grace – is Greek mythology about to repeat itself !? – An Update

   Do you remember my post, I would turn into a Gorgon ? The Greek water was really not for me. In the meantime I can pull the skin off in pieces (no photos !). So it’s time for an emergency plan.Erinnerst Du Dich an meinen Post, ich würde ich in eine Gorgonin verwandeln ? Das…… Gorgeous Gorgon galore blooms with grace – is Greek mythology about to repeat itself !? – An Update weiterlesen

Memories to touch

I’ve been in boring Dortmund for a week now. The time in Athens, despite the lockdown, was just too nice. Especially the morning cooking ritual with Akis. It’s amazing how you can miss someone you haven’t met in person. His quarantine cooking, however, was, I think, a milestone in the history of Greek cooking. You…… Memories to touch weiterlesen