By Angelika Hanna Recipe: Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 30 min (If you use canned lentils) Total Time: 40 min Yield: 4-6 servings Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients 1 sweet potato, peeled and diced 2 carrots, diced 2 medium-sized cooking onions, diced 2 stalks celery, sliced 1 red Bell pepper, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2… Continue reading Lentil & Sweet Potato Spice Soup
By Angelika Hanna This recipe is inspired by native South African foodblogger, recipe developer, and freelance writer Jeanne Horak’s potje. Potje is the South African word for a stew that is slowly cooked in a cast iron pot or Dutch oven. I wanted my dish a bit lighter, less thick and rich; therefore, I did… Continue reading My Best Ever Oxtail Dish
By Angelika Hanna This simple and easy-to-make chicken soup is one of my favorite soups on a cold winter day. An old saying tells that chicken soup is Penicillin. The legend says that our ancestors apparently healed their colds and flues through eating chicken soups. I believe that there is some truth in this adage.… Continue reading Hearty Chicken Soup
By Angelika Hanna It was years ago when I visited New York City that I had Ramen soup in a Japanese restaurant. Normally, I don’t cook Asian meals for various reasons. One of them is that I am not confident in cooking oriental meals. Another reason is that I have to purchase exotic ingredients which… Continue reading Chicken & Kimchi Ramen Soup
By Angelika Hanna This is a recipe, I grew up with in Germany. Simple and earthy; full of flavor from the greens, and spiced up with a spicy or smoked sausage. Any bitter green winter vegetable works for this meal. You can use collard, Swiss chard, or kale. It is truly a healthy and tasty… Continue reading Winter Greens and Sausage
By Angelika Hanna I have had this vegetarian recipe saved in my drawer for a good two months now, and today I finally have the time to transcribe and post it. It was inspired by a recipe from Editor-in-Chief of Kitchn Faith Durand. I made a change to my meal, though, in that I replaced… Continue reading Caramelized Fall Vegetables & Kale & Ginger & Brown Rice
By Angelika Hanna I had this style of squash and corn soup for the first time a few years ago at an outdoor food festival in Toronto and liked it so much, that I asked the vendors for the recipe. It was an orally delivered recipe by Jamaican vendors that I memorized, and I have… Continue reading Spicy Squash & Corn Soup
By Angelika Hanna This recipe is inspired by one of my favorite Food Network cooks Molly Yeh. I took Molly’s Chocolate Sea Salt Rugelach recipe as a guideline for my Chocolate Roll Ups with a few changes I made to my ccokies. Molly’s rugelach are on the salty side; I made my rolls less salty… Continue reading Holiday Choco Roll Ups (Schoko-Roellchen)
Snowballs for July 1st! This is only a big YES when they are found as ice-creamy confectionery on a dessert plate.
Crumbly and buttery with a rich vanilla-almond flavor and ‘melt-in-the-mouth’ texture, these traditional Vienna biscuits are among Europe’s favorite Christmas treats.