Africa

Oriental spiced vegetable soup

Millions of colorful herbs and spices are offered at oriental markets – it’s so wonderful passing by and inhale the exotic fragrances and buy things you never ever heard of. I used to travel a lot and got the chance to see many different markets and I loved to watch the hustle and bustle. (more…)

Chili: Mexican dish meets North African cooking tool

Thanks to our big communication networks we are living in a culinary world with no boundaries. So why not combining a Mexican dish with an old North African cooking method? I introduced my chili con carne recipe to a tajine.

A few weeks ago I invested in a tajine or tagine and since then I am experimenting different recipes for my family. Originally this cooking tool is an earthenware pot, in our latitudes the tajine is made from flame ceramic and can be used on and also in the oven. (more…)