Greek Macaroni Salad

This Greek Macaroni Salad is one of my favourite pasta salad recipes. It’s an easy recipe that is always a hit at a picknick or at a barbecue. A healthy and light but tasty fresh Salad! What you need: 7 oz or 200 gr. short Macaronis 1 red Onion 1 middle size Courgette, washed, quartered…

Melon-Shrimp-Cucumber Salad

Originally posted on Love, Sugar & Spices:
The crunch and sweetness of the Melon combined with the Shrimps, makes this a perfect summer Salad what you need: 1/2 of a Cold Honeydew melon or Sugar Melon 1/2 cup Shrimps (cooked) 1/2 of a cold Cucumber ( peeled) 5  large finely chopped Mint leaves 2 tablesp.…

One Skillet Roast Chicken & Root Vegetables

This is simply delicious and comforting. A Sunday-Family dinner made easy! What you need: 1 brined and rinsed organic corn fed chicken ( or from your favorite Butcher) *see recipe here 1 tbsp melted butter 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper 2 tbsp Paprika 3 tbsp freshly grated onion 3 large garlic cloves, pressed 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp black…

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Plum Cake

This is the best gluten-free Plum cake out there! My recipe is very easy to make and is so tasty. Make it a bit more luxury by adding some whipped cream or Ice cream on top, and enjoy every delicious bite.     What you need: 2 1/4 cups of all-purpose gluten-free flour 1 cube…

Tuscany Seafood Stew

With this Dish you will bring yourself a little Mediterranean flair to your Home. Serve this delicious stew with olive oil garlic bread.   What you need: 3 pounds mixed fresh and cleaned seafood filets ( look whats on sale, i used african snook,  tilapia.But you could also use: black sole, halibut,gurnard… 1/2 pound cleaned, calamari, cut…

Classic Basil Pesto

This freshly made Pasta sauce is a classic, you can never go wrong with this easy recipe. The most important part is, to have high quality products, it’s the key to make a delicious  original Italian pesto.     What you need: 2 tbsp pine kernel 1.8 (50 gr.) ounce freshly grated pecorino or parmesan…

Antipasti Panzanella

This is a perfect summer salad or a great side to bring to any BBQ or Potluck. The bread sips up all the delicious Flavors. It’s easy to make and can be made gluten free.     What you need: 1/2 pound ciabatta bread or gluten free bread 4 ripe large aromatic tomatoes 2 garlic…

White Asparagus Avocado Salad

White Asparagus is known to be a delicacy. But not only is it a real treat, white asparagus is known for it’s healthy benefits. With the Avocado dressing, this turns into a real superfood.     What you need: 1 pound of fresh white asparagus 1 lemon 1 tbsp unsalted butter 1 tbsp sugar 1tbsp salt…

Mum’s Healthy Ketchup

Forget the sugary store bought ketchup. This healthy and sugar-free ketchup is super delicious.   What at you need for about 2 cups: 2,2 pounds of ripe tomatoes, washed and stalk removed, cut in junks 1 large garlic clove, peeled, finely chopped 1 inch of fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped 1/2 cup of raw…

Creamed German Spinach

Serve this over rice, pasta or some simple  boiled  potatoes to make it a great whole meal.   What at you need: 4 tbs butter 1 small garlic clove, finely chopped 1 small onion, finely chopped 1  1/2 tbs potato starch or wholegrain flour 3/4 cup cold Heavy cream 1/4 strong cold broth 1/2 tsp…

Sheer Pira (Afghan Milk Fudge)

This tasy delicate fudge will melt in your mouth. Serve it as a sweet treat to a lovely cup of black tea.   What you need: 3 cups of dry milk powder 1 tsp ground cardamom 1 tbs rose water 2 tbs almonds, roughly chopped 2 tbs walnuts, roughly chopped 2 tbs pistachio, roughly chopped…

Potted Shrimps

This shrimp butter makes a lovely Apertizer and served with a nice glas of white Wine.     What you need: 1/2 pound salted butter 1 tbs white wine 1/2 pound shrimps, shelled and coarsely chopped 1 anchovie filet 1/2 onion, finely chopped 2 large garlic cloves, finely minced 1/4 tsp white pepper 1/2 tbs fresh…