As the weather is getting warmer my cravings are shifting towards fresh fruits and salads. But as we all know well, they don’t keep us nourished for a whole day – that’s why I like to add little bits and bobs to my salads. Mostly it’s roasted veggies, some sort of cheese or eggs. But I also love to add seeds and nuts, even though I do find them a little boring when plain. That’s why I came up with two salad toppings! I made them for my mums birthday brunch and her guests loved it! … More Salad Topping Two Ways
So it was spring equinox and our forests start blooming and getting all green again. This means a very happy me! Obviously I had to go for a long walk to fill my lungs with that fresh spring air and soak in all those soft sunbeams. On our way trough the woods, we passed a spot, where my brother and I used to drive around with our bikes. It’s such a magical place with a lot of very small paths and every spring it was filled with a ton of wild garlic and flowers. We harvested quite a bit of the garlic on the way home and I made a fresh garlic pesto that night. I think it tasted even a bit better, because it was from this magical childhood place. … More Creamy Wild Garlic Pesto
A big part of what I do in the kitchen is experimenting. I rarely follow a recipe (besides when I want to make a soufflé or something similarly difficult). Lately I’ve been reading about the different flavors, how the enhance each other and where the different cultures take them from. I really recommend doing your own research into that – it’s really interesting and inspiring. … More 5 Flavor Winter Salad
When I was younger my family and I used to go to Greece once a year. Every fourth year we stayed at a hotel on Kefalonia that was owned by a very lovely Greek and Swiss couple. Their menu was great and I had many favorites. They had a phenomenal melitzanosalata (an eggplant dip), great tzatziki and something similar to calzone, that was just mouthwatering. If I remember right, they had one with olives and one with tomatoes and they are the reason why this recipes are coming your way!
It has been several years since I last was there, so it might be that my recipes are far from the truth but nevertheless delicious! … More Olive tapenade and Tomato pesto
I have to admit: I am avocado addicted. Probably half the world is since it’s so hyped on social media. But there is no problem with that – shared love makes for even more love. Of all the things one can do with an avocado, toast is still my favorite. I often make the … More Avo-Toast two ways