France, Restaurants World

L’Amaryllis (*)

This is my second visit to the one Michelin star restaurant which is located in a former water mill. The water wheel in the old part of the restaurant shows the original function of this location. The day after our…

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Germany, Restaurants World

Schanz (***)

The family hotel Schanz is located in Piesport, a village on the banks of the Moselle. This family hotel belongs to the 3-Michelin star restaurant Schanz, where Thomas Schanz holds sway. The hotel is not prestigious, it is cozy and…

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Recipes Dessert

Passion fruit mousse

A light passion fruit mousse with mango, a delicious summer dessert. Ingredients (4 persons) 8 passion fruits 1/2 lemon 1/2 mango 250 gr. whipped cream 2.25 sheets of gelatin 200 ml whole milk 1 tbsp. sugar The photo shows 3…

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Restaurants World, Switzerland


There are two Hato restaurants in Switzerland: Zurich and Sankt Moritz. We have been to the latter. Hato serves high level Asian food. Here many kinds of sushi, but also dim sum, meat dishes, etc. Hato Sankt Moritz is located…

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Germany, Restaurants World


Restaurant Kö59 masterminded by Björn Freitag is located in the Intercontinental hotel Düsseldorf. Björn Freitag is a TV chef and has a one-Michelinstar restaurant in Dorsten (Goldener Anker). We expect a lot from this evening. The welcome is warm. Because…

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Recipes Pasta

Spaghetti Puttanesca

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca is a dish that originated in Naples, Italy. The first time we ate Spaghetti alla Puttanesca was at Da Adriano in Sankt Moritz. It has become one of Thomas’ favorite pasta dishes and I started making this…

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Side dish

Brussels sprouts with chestnuts

With the venison with truffle gravy I served Brussels sprouts with chestnuts. This recipe is from Gastronomixs who have it from GK Foods. Ingredients (4 persons) 200 gr. Brussels sprouts 100 gr. chestnuts 25. gr. smoked bacon knob of butter…

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