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Potato salad Asian style

© Qin Xie-Krieger

© Qin Xie-Krieger

Do you like potato salad? Have you ever tried the German potato salad with vinegar? I really like this version of potato salad with its light and slightly sour taste. This potato salad is simply unbeatable for every barbecue party. 🙂

As the barbecue season is officially announced, today I have an Asian interpretation of the potato salad for you! At first I cooked the potatoes with lemon grass and kaffir lime leaves together. Thus, the potatoes can get a wonderful fruity note. Furthermore, fantastic sour lime juice, savory fish sauce, aromatic garlic and fiery Thai chili come into the dressing. Last, but not least, I round off the salad with whole cane sugar (which tastes wonderfully like caramel, but is much more healthier) and olive oil in real good quality.

I am ready for the next barbecue party! 😉

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Orange Fennel and Poppy Seed Potatoes

© Qin Xie-Krieger

© Qin Xie-Krieger

Summer has officially arrived a week ago in Germany. Since several days we have above 30 degrees Celsius. Even for me, who does not usually sweat so easily, cooking due to the high temperature in front of the stove has become a real challenge. Continue reading

Sweet Potato Peanut Cream

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© tastewithoutborders.com

In my home town Chengdu the winter was always very cold in my memory, and the moisture made ​​the coldness even more unbearable. At that time we students were always going to school by bicycles, even in the freezing winter.

One of the pictures in my memory from that time is those dark evenings after finishing school, where I spent days and nights for learning and more learning for endless small and big exams… Every evening we had to stay at school to finish our homework and do a lot of exercises to prepare for the important exams untill eight or even nine o’clock. Continue reading