ceviche // backpacker recipe

backpackers recipeCeviche is a traditional Peruvian dish consisting of fresh fish cooked raw in lemon juice and served with sweet potato and corn. We created a million different variations, always based on local or seasonal ingredients. Here’s one of the easiest, hostel proof ceviche recipes. We used rosemary, but you can add any herbs you desire. Coriander and basil go well together as well.

Ingredients (serves 2)
200 gr. White fish filet (dorade, cod, seabrass, …), raw shrimps or a mix, in chunks
1 Zucchini, cut into 1/2 inch rounds
1 Onion, chopped in rings Continue reading

TOP 10 BEST TRAVEL APPS

top 10 best travel appsTravel super light with little more than your smart phone and passport! We have collected the top 10 best traveller apps for you. With the Amstel House free wifi you can start exploring these awesome apps from the moment you arrive!

Off course Google Maps, Whatsapp and Skype are already on your smart phone. As well as – probably the most handy app of them all when searching for your bunkbed in the middle of the night without waking up all the roomies… – your FLASHLIGHT. So without further ado here’s the rest … Continue reading

Ach, we are so cool!

Berlin-Mitte, specially  around Weinmeisterstraße & Rosenthaler Platz, is a very fashionable, hip, cool area. Ya… we could say it is hipster. There are many nice cafés, good restaurants, fun bars, local fashion designers and art galleries, besides the fact that the cute architecture, small urban parks and nice surrounding makes it a pleasure to walk around. Here some Amstel tips for the area.

By Martin Heiden

Copyrights  Martin Heiden

Mein Haus am See: This place is a phenomenal. It started as a small café place and it’s now a restless 24h nice designed bar. They even have a basement club Continue reading

YUMMIE CHICKEN SALAD // BACKPACKER recipe

hostel recipe

This is a lovely summer salad. Its quick, tasteful and low in carbs. Perfect to prepare in our hostel kitchen. We give you the basic recipe, which is delicious already, but feel free to add your own favourite ingredients. We often pimpthis salad with avocado slices, roasted almonds, fennel and grapefruit, for example.

INGREDIENTS
(serves 2)
200 gr. chicken breast (preferable organic), cut into little slices
250 gr. cherry tomatoes
4 oranges
1 tsp mustard1 tbsp honey Continue reading