Monthly Archives: June 2013

Salmon Stuffed Squid Ink Ravioli with Saffron Lemon Sauce

I’ve had some salmon stuffed squid ink ravioli in the freezer for a while.  I bought it at Fresh Paradise http://www.frischeparadies.eu/stores/stuttgart.html and have quite honestly lacked confidence in my ability to prepare this to my and my family’s satisfaction. But when … Continue reading

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Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme

Every Sunday I try to make a lunch consistent with Jade’s expectations.  Last Sunday I just wasn’t feeling it and wandered around the garden humming Scarborough Fair until I was forced to act. Thank God for all of those herbs … Continue reading

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Tournedos aux Champignons

I’m behind in posts and I hate that!  No, there’s no deadline or anything but, because I sort of go with the flow when I’m cooking, even when “following” recipes, if I don’t write my post the same day, things … Continue reading

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Beef Marrow Bones with Parsley Salad

Before we left for the strawberry festival https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2013/06/10/strawberry-festival-esslingen-germany/,  I took out some nice beef marrow bones that I had purchased on my last trip to France.  Still reeling from all the food and wine at the festival, the bones were … Continue reading

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Strawberry Festival, Esslingen, Germany

What a Saturday!  We attended a strawberry fest in Esslingen, Germany that I would call one of my best experiences since I’ve been in Stuttgart! So what was so great?  Well, number 1 was that as you strolled through the festival, … Continue reading

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Spicy Deep Fried Sardines

I made this recipe last year, using frozen, somewhat larger sardines from Portugal https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2012/04/01/deep-fried-sardines/.  The ones I made today are tiny and straight out of the ocean from Fresh Paradise http://www.frischeparadies.eu/stores/stuttgart.html.  I think it made a difference. Because of their size, … Continue reading

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Regular Children

I used to hate grapefruit when I was growing up.  I think most kids do because to them it tastes bitter.  I started eating and enjoying grapefruit in my early 20s.  It had started to taste sweet, in a grapefruit … Continue reading

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