Bloody Caesar – A Canadian Hangover Cure

The Bloody Caesar is a popular drink in Canada and replaces the tomato juice of the Mary with Clamato juice (clam and tomato juice) for a twist. It also comes with a celery stick or some other snacks in it (even Shrimps) which makes it a great brunch cocktail and it should help alleviate hangover pains…

Mallory´s mulled wine

Toronto in the winter is cold. Icecold. And what´s better to stand the cold than a delicious hot mulled wine? Our couchsurfer couple from Canada´s biggest city showed us how to do it 🙂 Here´s what you need: 80 g sugar 1 fresh squeezed orange 1 fresh squeezed lemon ginger, cinnamon, gloves a little bit…

Peruvian Cocktails

Pisco. Both Peru and Chile claim the Pisco to be their national liquor, which has sparked an ongoing dispute about its truthful owner. The fact that the two countries once belonged to the same territory adds a layer of confusion to their existing battle. Who is the rightful owner of the much loved Pisco? I…

Tomato Butter a la Beier

Difficulty: Super Easy Preparation Time: 5 minutes   This tomato butter is magical. You can add it to really everything and it will pimp up the taste: Bread, Pasta, Rice, Steak, Potatoes…..It´s always good to have a pot of it in the fridge.   Ingredients: Butter (250g) Sun dried Tomatoes in Olive Oil (1Glas) Garlic…

Mushrooms a la Gaston

Argentina is the worlds best country for BBQ. Luckily I had the opportunity to be part of the Birthday Party of the father of my friend Gaston . The whole family came to Lujan, a nice city outside of Buenos Aires, to do just one thing: Asado! That´s the typical Argentinian BBQ. Everyone prepared something…

Mother’s finest marble cake

Preparation Time: 60-90 minutes Difficulty: super easy This is probably the easiest cake ever. You need just a few ingredients, you can find all around the world and an oven. This is the recipe for the basic cake: INGREDIENTS  300g Sugar 300g Flour 300g Butter 5 Eggs kakao powder METHOD 1). Grease cake dish to…

Smoked Tuna Patagonia Style

Smoked Tuna Preparation Time:  15-20 minutes Difficulty:  Easy When I visited Patagonia, a guy from Israel was Couchsurfing at the same place as me. One day, he showed us how to prepare super delicious smoked tuna by yourself, with just a lighter and toilet paper. (Please notice that burning bleached paper can produce toxic gases…