Aromatic Olive Oil Mash by Ottolenghi

If you are looking for a side dish that is quick, simple to make and not interested in doing anything fancy, I highly recommend Ottolenghi's aromatic olive oil mash from his book "Simple"! What else can be more a comforting side dish on a cold day than warm mashed potato? This recipe is perfect if… Continue reading Aromatic Olive Oil Mash by Ottolenghi

Breakfast, Desserts

Pumpkin/Butternut Squash Bundt Cake with Lemon Glaze

I know it might sound weird to bake a cake with pumpkin if it is not autumn, but I just love the taste and the smell of spices used in desserts made with pumpkin, such as cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. I love bundt cakes because they are not complicated to make, there are hundreds of… Continue reading Pumpkin/Butternut Squash Bundt Cake with Lemon Glaze

Breakfast, Salads, Savory

Kale and Pear Salad with Goat Cheese and Walnut

After all the Christmas feast with ham, fish, cheeses and delicious desserts, who isn't craving some greens... This amazing Kale and Pear Salad topped with Goat Cheese and Walnut with an exceptional vinaigrette is definitely something to try if you are not a fan of boring salads. Perfect on its own as a light lunch… Continue reading Kale and Pear Salad with Goat Cheese and Walnut


Goan Fish Curry

If you like fish, slightly spicy food and would like to prepare something extremely delicious, nutritious but you don't have much time, I cannot recommend this gorgeous Goan Fish Curry enough. For me it is the perfect hearty lunch or dinner on a cold, gloomy and rainy winter day. Done within an hour and I… Continue reading Goan Fish Curry


Gingerbread Cookies

Christmas is waving at us from the corner, so it is time to start the festivities with the most iconic and traditional cookies - the gingerbread! There are hundreds of different recipes available online depending on your preference regarding preparation time, colour, taste, texture and dietary requirements. I prefer not to wait a day or… Continue reading Gingerbread Cookies

Breakfast, Desserts

Cocoa Banana Oat Bread

I simply call this recipe "Banana Oat Bread on steroids" - slightly modified recipe of my Banana Oat Bread, but equally delicious and satisfying. The difference is obviously the added cocoa powder and plain white flour instead of whole wheat flour. It also has slightly less sugar as I balance it out with the caramelized… Continue reading Cocoa Banana Oat Bread


Vegetable Quiche

Who doesn't love a lovely homemade shortcrust filled with delicious seasonal vegetables and cream? I thought so... A perfect dinner recipe that can be made with ready-made pastry or made from scratch, ideally served with fresh side salad. The leftover (if any) is amazing the next day for lunch served cold or warm with the… Continue reading Vegetable Quiche