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Salmon Tartar

Salmon Tartar

    This tartar can be served as an appetizer or as a light and healthy lunch, on a bed of salad greens and with a French baguette toast. Since I first made this luscious dish, it became our family favorite appetizer. The tartar looks […]

Cucumber-Mint Infused Water

Cucumber-Mint Infused Water

    That summer, it happened to be very hot in Berlin, Germany. To stay ‘alive’ and energized everyone had to drink a lot of water. It was not a problem – beverage stations were at every corner. For me, the problem was what to […]

Corn Oysters

Corn Oysters

  If there are no oysters in the Midwest you have to create them. Yes, the Midwest is famous for its agricultural products, but not for oysters. Corn, the queen (or King?) of our ‘Corn Belt’ fields, is the main diet ingredient here. When it […]

Cold Cucumber Soup with Spicy Shrimp Garnish

Cold Cucumber Soup with Spicy Shrimp Garnish

  When it comes to hot summer weather my gastronomic preferences are simple: grilled food, cold soups, fruits and berries or granitas and sorbet for dessert. As for the summer cold soups, I make them from… almost everything. Tomatoes, cucumbers, avocado, celery, sweet peppers, green […]

Green Soup-Mousse with Red Caviar

Green Soup-Mousse with Red Caviar

  As of today, this stunning green soup-mousse is my absolute favorite. It has become my signature cold soup. It meets all high criteria for an elegant dish – it has a gorgeous look, silky texture, well balanced delicate flavor, and exquisite taste. The soup […]

Tomato or Cucumber Open Sandwich

Tomato or Cucumber Open Sandwich

  This is probably the simplest open sandwich you can prepare. And it is most delicious. Now, when tomatoes are in season, this is the best time to treat yourself with an heirloom tomato sandwich. Of course, you can add to it some lettuce, onions, and […]