Microwave custard

Have you ever microwaved your custard? Traditional Spanish egg custard is usually cooked in the oven in a warm water bath (45 minutes) and needs at least 24hours setting time (if you want to have a great taste). However, there is a way to cheat, if you happen to have a microwave. Give it justContinue reading “Microwave custard”

BBQ Salmon in Cabbage

Have you ever BBQed with a cabbage leave? Neither have I until now. To grill or smoke salmon in a cabbage leaf is a typical Baltic or Russian type of preparation. While the salmon cooks in its juice without drying out, it also gets a chance to absorb some smokey flavours through the leaf. WhatContinue reading “BBQ Salmon in Cabbage”

Vichyssoise

Time for another refreshing soup recipe. This time we go for something French…or American… Well the recipe was crwates by a French chef in an American Hotel/Restaurant. What nationality is it then??? What you need 300g leek (white parts) 300g potatoes 2 fresh onion/shallots (white parts) 800ml veggetable stock salt & white pepper 250ml milkContinue reading “Vichyssoise”

Grilled Veggies Gazpacho

Yeah, summer is here and we are already approaching 35ÂșC+. So a good time to take out some refreshing recipes. Gazpacho is the prefect recipe for that. So here a new twist with grilles What you need 3 dents garlic 1/2 onion 5 tomatoes 1 red bell pepper 2 cucumbers salt & pepper olive oilContinue reading “Grilled Veggies Gazpacho”

Vegan Flammkuchen

Flammkuchen is a typical dish from the Alsace region, the southern border region between France and Germany. The traditional Flammkuchen is anything but vegan as its topping is made with sour cream and bacon. However, you are alowed to change the toppings so here we made some. What you need Dough 330 g flour 80mlContinue reading “Vegan Flammkuchen”

Red Berry Jam

Berry season is in. So perfect timing to make delicious red berry jam. 100% vegan is all red berries have natural pectines in their skin which will help to jelly. What you need 1 cup strawberries 1 cup cherries 1 cup blackberries 1 cup blueberries 1 cup raspberries 1 cup mirabelles 250g brown sugar 1Continue reading “Red Berry Jam”

Pride Planet Pops

It’s pride month! This year most of the LGTBQ+ pride activities will be held virtually, due to the current pandemic situation. So here is my share in this year’s pride. Before I share the recipe, I would like to apologise that I was not able to get all colours on the pops (mostly because IContinue reading “Pride Planet Pops”

Pesto alla Genovese

Pasta in summer can be a good choice. Not only as fresh salads but also with a delish fresh home-made pesto it can be a fantastic summer dish. Talking about pesto. Not only for pasta but can be a nice dip our sauce in other dishes. (e.g. Burgers with a mediterranean touch) What you needContinue reading “Pesto alla Genovese”

Oven BBQ Chicken Wings

I was craving for some Buffalo BBQ chicken wings. But instead of deepfrying them I wanted to try an alternate solution that would make this dish a little bit more ‘healthy’. What you need 12 pieces chicken wings 2 spoons BBQ sauce 2 spoons neutral oil 2 teaspoons spicy chili powder 1 spoon salt HowContinue reading “Oven BBQ Chicken Wings”

Vegan Burgers

Also vegans want to enjoy some home made burguers. Tasty and rich in proteins too. A good alternative also for meat lovers. What you need 150g cooked frijoles 150g cooked chickpeas 1 fresh onion (white and green parts) 1/2 red bell pepper 1 teaspoon tumeric 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoonContinue reading “Vegan Burgers”