Thanks to our dear friends Hande and Theo we discovered the beauty of Lake Neusiedl in Austria six or seven years ago. Ever since we made it a habit to annually meet there during late summer, to indulge in the world’s best tomatoes, some fab wine and seriously good food.
Isn’t it funny how the same thing that made you dread one subject can make you love another? When I think about my time at the university – I studied law – what I had hated most was the fact that law seemed so inexhaustible, like I’d never be able to conquer the complete discipline, knowing and understanding it all. Many years later, the sight of ever-changing loose leaf law collections like Schönfelder still gives me a feeling of reluctance and creeps. But what does that have to do with cooking and baking?
RECIPE OVERLOAD. That would be an apt description of what’s going on in my Evernote “to cook” folder. The dilemma: I can never just visit the virtual kitchens (aka blogs) of fellow food blogging friends, inevitably one or two tempting recipes get added to my Evernote folder each every time I’m out there. And I’m fairly certain I will never get around to cooking or baking them all. Sadly so.
REISEHUNGER has been officially out for two weeks now and I couldn’t be happier with it. Friends, neighbours and complete strangers have sent me emails with the dishes they have cooked, or snapshots of my newest cookbook from the wild (aka bookstores).