A monthly challenge

Eat Something New – Week III: Halva … In a Turkish Banana Dessert!

Pic by Franzi. Week three of my monthly challenge to eat something new. This time I went into an organic grocery store and found a package of  … halva! That’s a speciality of sesame and honey, which (I at least never ate knowingly &) can be eaten pure or used to prepare some delicious desserts. …

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Eat something New – Week I: Grains Of Paradise … in Chilli!

Pic by Franzi. This is the first week of my new monthly challenge where I try to eat every week a dish with at least one ingredient I never ate before. So, I asked a few friends of mine for suggestions what I should eat. The answers were (among others) edible gold leaf, cherimoya or …

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A Monthly Challenge: Sustainable Eating – Local & Seasonal & Healthy!

Pic by Franzi. It’s time to start a new monthly food challenge: This week I will still indulge in (wedding) cake and big dinners but AFTER Suse’s big day a new era starts: For one month I will try to only eat local, seasonal as well as healthy food. This time I won’t be alone …

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A Monthly Challenge: Write a Food Diary!

Pic by Franzi. Two weeks ago I wrote about Gretchen Rubin’s book The Happiness Project. One thing she recommended to achieve a happier and healthier lifestyle was to note down everything that one eats for a month. She tried this out herself and realized soon that she eliminated unhealthy food groups from her daily diet …

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Spicy African Peanut Soup and Week Four of Going Vegan!

Pic by Franzi. Finally we count week four of my monthly challenge of going vegan! The last week was even worse than the one before. I realized that even booze often contains milk or cream. And that it’s too hard to be in Hamburg and to resist a Franzbrötchen or to tell your mother that …

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