Eton Mess – Pacific Northwest style

Good old Wikipedia always helps me out when I want to share a recipe but don’t really know the entire story behind the dish. Not that it is always important but it can’t hurt to know what’s “behind” the actual dish, especially when its not originating from my country and I don’t have any background. So…

Spanish Flan/Creme Caramel

The first weekend after being back from Germany, Mike and I decided to take it easy on Saturday and invited Beatrice and the Irish over for some Mexican BBQ, lots of beers and Beatrice and I decided to settle for a well known German drink called Hugo – a drink made with Elderflower syrup or liquor, champagne, mint…

Mango Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta

I just spent another week on business in Las Vegas and was fortunate to experience a couple more outstanding dinners. The sheer amount of great restaurants Las Vegas has to offer is overwhelming. This time I stayed at the Palazzo Hotel which is so much nicer than the MGM we stayed in last time. The…