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Japanese Fine Dining at Shiki Vienna

Shiki Vienna

The concept of the restaurant Shiki is as unique as its owner, Joji Hattori, who is not only a restaurant owner but also an internationally renowned conductor and violinist.

For my culinary closeup with Comepass, the maestro himself, took some time out from his busy schedule to give me a private tour of his restaurant and talked to me about the Austrian influence in his kitchen, the Japanese tradition of using charcoal and discussed the parallels of being a restaurant owner and conductor. Continue Reading…

Breakfast/ One Bowl/ Recipes

Homemade Yogurt Waffles

homemade yogurt waffles

The first time I made these yogurt waffles, my husband exclaimed that they were the best waffles he had ever tasted! That was a big statement for my toughest critic and little did he know that they were actually healthier than regular waffles and even refined sugar-free! He loves them so much that my homemade yogurt waffles are now part of our Sunday brunch routine. Continue Reading…

Christmas/ One Bowl/ Recipes/ Sweets

Gingerbread Petits Fours

Gingerbread Petits Fours

I’m still waiting for the healthy new year’s resolutions to kick in, but secretly I’m procrastinating until after Valentine’s Day to decide on a fitness membership or new gym class. You can’t rush these kind of life decisions! Meanwhile I’m thinking of new ways to recycle all of my leftover Christmas cookies and created delicious Gingerbread Petits Fours. Continue Reading…