Vegan Chocolate Banana Muffins – Foolproof Recipe

I’ve got a new muffin recipe for you all. This recipe is vegan and very easy to make and even more versatile. Below you’ll find the recipe for my vegan chocolate banana muffins! Vegan Chocolate Banana Muffins: Why vegan? I am not living a vegan lifestyle in general, but when it comes to baking I most of the time prefer it this way. Why? Well, in my case it comes down to convenience. As I am not eating much Continue Reading…

Stefan’s Izakaya – Be Your Own Japanese Gastropub

This is part two of a 2-part series about izakayas. In part one (Japanese Gastropubs – The Izakaya) I shortly described what an izakaya is, what’s so special and interesting about it and shared my experiences at two izakayas that I visited earlier in 2016. In part two I will show you how to izakaya yourself. Or in other words: I welcome you to Stefan’s Izakaya! I will share recipes for four basic izakaya dishes with you.

Low Carb Chocolate Avocado Muffins

Lately, I’ve been craving sweets a lot. Especially baked goods made it somehow very high on my list of desired things on my plate. I tried looking for low carb chocolate muffins, but I wasn’t very satisfied by what I found. In the end, I found inspiration at several places and made up my own recipe, trying to make it delicious, simple and low carb. That’s how my recipe for low carb chocolate avocado muffins came to life. Low Continue Reading…

Japanese Gastropubs – The Izakaya

If you follow me on Instagram or on Facebook (If not shame on you!), you might have noticed that I fancy cooking all sorts of Asian foods. Chinese and Korean are the most dominant styles, but every now and then there’s some Japanese food too. It’s mainly ramen, as I love soup, but as with every Asian cuisine, there’s so much more to go for. In this article, I want to introduce to you do something you might not Continue Reading…

Lost in Asia: Tao on Tour Episode 4: Puri Dajuma Cottages

Several days ago we arrived in Bali (more about the trip here). So now, after several days at the Puri Dajuma Cottages, it was time for an about for my 4th episode of Tao on Tour. Welcome to the Puri Dajuma Cottages After a late arrival at the Puri Dajuma Cottages, but with a very warm and hearty welcome (and a delicious coconut-lime drink!), we had a few days to settle in. The complex, which is a very open Continue Reading…

Lost in Asia: Tao on Tour Episode 3: We are going to Bali

After a really outstanding couple of days in busy Singapore, it was time to move on. Moving on to something completely different, less busy, much more relaxed and very beautiful: Bali! Off to Bali When Singapore is your starting point, getting to Bali is fairly easy. You simply take a taxi and go to the airport of Changi, then, with a savoir-faire and a really relaxed manner, check in, walk around the airport and then board your plane. But Continue Reading…

Lost in Asia – Tao on Tour: Singapore Edition Part 2

I already shared my first experience in Singapore with you previously (read about it here). Today we will continue on this path, which will recap shortly the last few days in Singapore. Unlike many tourists, I didn’t really visit the typical attractions. The way I like discovering new places is by walking around and trying to get a feeling for the new country, town and the people. Lost in Space and Time but not in Translation Singapore is a Continue Reading…

Lost in Asia – Tao on Tour: Singapore Edition

For the first time in my life, I managed to make it to Asia. This is a special occasion for not only this reason. Besides being a first-time visit to Asia, it’s also my honeymoon, which makes this trip even more special and enjoyable. After a truly great wedding and a following day of fun, with packing and driving to and dining with friends, we shortly after or wedding headed to Singapore! Off to Singapore The flight was rather Continue Reading…

Liebster Award – Discover New Blogs

Tao of Stefan was nominated for the Liebster Award! I’m delighted about this nomination. The Liebster Award is an award that is passed from blogger to blogger in order to help readers – like yourselves – find new blogs to follow! Tao of Stefan was nominated by Onapona’s (kitchen)tales, and I happily accept the nomination. 🙂 Liebster Award – The Ground Rules A blogger can nominate up to 10 other bloggers, then create a post announcing the nomination. The nominated bloggers should Continue Reading…

Delhaize Food Challenge – Superbowl

It’s time for another Delhaize food challenge. As the Olympics in Rio have started, this month it’s all about healthy fitness food – sponsored by Delhaize. The recipe of my Superbowl is in this article.