Chili sin Carne con Vitality

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It’s finally winter in Berlin and I was craving a bowl of warm, healthy and delicious food after work when I had to think of Chili con Carne. I haven’t had it for ages and never did a vegan version by myself, so it was time to give it a try. This one here is free from processed foods, additives or other artificial flavours – instead it is filled with delicious veggies, tofu and spices. It only takes about 20 minutes to prepare and is super simple.

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Zwiebelkuchen – traditional German onion tart in a vegan & healthy version

Zwiebelkuchen

It’s autumn! To celebrate the first grape harvest, it’s common in Germany to drink ‘Federweißer’ at this time of year, a fresh young wine that hasn’t fully matured yet and tastes light and sweet [btw, the German companies ‘E. Vollrath & Co.’ and ‘Weingut Mohr’ do not filter with gelatine, so look out for those]. The usual dish that goes with it is Zwiebelkuchen (‘onion cake’), a traditional German autumn recipe usually filled with eggs, sour cream and sometimes bacon. As it’s such a traditional dish, the idea of making a vegan and healthy version was on my mind for a long time. I faced the challenge with my friend Joanna, and as you can see, it worked out ; ) Don’t get frightened by the long ingredients list, it’s still really simple. So grab a glass of Federweißer or grape juice, get in the kitchen and enjoy this savoury delight!

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