A few days ago I did Mari Kondo-ing of my kitchen cupboard. I do tidying up pretty often, just because this is an important part of my work if you do the recipe development your pantry has to be always full of fresh ingredients. Guess what I found there? Rice, […]
Just noticed that my blog looks like I have a high-carb diet during the last month) But actually not, this is just weekend treats. I started to go to the swimming pool and eating mostly salads. Hope you like this pear salad, my fave dinner for the last few weeks.Caramelized […]
Enjoy this delicious summer salad bursting with flavors of the Middle East and Ethiopia. Smoky tender char-grilled vegetables, nutty chickpea, perfumed preserved lemon, and fragrant herbs. The salad served with a super tender grilled chicken breast, pre-marinated in spicy Ethiopian Mamia’s sauce. Chickpea. A few months ago I had a […]
Summer is the perfect time to discover new flavor combinations. All these fresh fruits, berries, aromatic herbs and flowers from a garden, this is a pure inspiration. Add a floral touch to your favourite lemonade: easy and refreshing, it gives a twist to your drink thanks to rose water. Made with […]
Gather your family and enjoy the festive fun. This delicious Christmas dinner will make your stomach and your heart happy. The delicate flavour of cod is wonderfully paired with lemon bulgur, velvety warm butter sauce, and fennel salad. I never published so complicated recipes before, where several dishes are paired […]
Enjoy the flavours of the Middle East. Smokey meaty grilled eggplant, pre-marinated with Harissa and preserved lemon, served with creamy tahini-yoghurt dressing, vegetable salad, pomegranate, and herbs. Seriously delicious! This recipe is a simple way to turn eggplant from plain vegetable to a delicious and nutritious dish. Eggplant has a […]
As any chef will tell you, nothing beats seasonal local fresh produce. Spring/summer is the best time to visit the nearest farmers’ market. Crunchy baby cucumbers, peppery and juicy radishes, sweet snow peas. What better way to celebrate summer’s harvest than with this epic display? Labneh cheese, olives, fresh veggies, […]
I’m obsessed with natural food coloring for many years. We lived in Bali these days when I got this inspiration for food coloring. I remember it was a hot lazy day, I’m looked for something refreshing and got stuck near local warung (street food stall) where old lady served tropical […]
Discover a whole new world of amazing flavours with this recipe inspired by Africa. Sweet and creamy vegetables roasted with Berbere spice mix, served with yoghurt, mint, and Dukkah. The delicious warm salad that could be lunch or even light dinner.
Sweet and earthy beets team up with crunchy toasted walnuts and creamy goat cheese to make a perfect salad for a lunch or side dish. After several months of roasted veggies, stews and soup I’m more than ready to say goodbye to winter food. And to say hello to spring […]
Stay warm with this healthy warm salad. Grilled zucchini, carrot and broccoli, charred outside and firm inside, fresh basil pesto and toasted cashews, full of nutty flavour. The delicious and nutritious dish that can be served any season. Most likely, you already know how much I like the Pesto sauce. […]
Easy healthy rosemary chicken salad with anchovy lemon kale, creamy avocado, and chewy wheat berries is the perfect easy meal made in under 30 minutes. I got a beautiful gift from my friend last week – a bag of new season lemons from her garden. They are so fresh and […]
As the cold weather swings around, we often find ourselves wishing for tropical empty white-sand beaches with a glass of delicious smoothie and bowl of exotic treats. Balinese food gets me excited every time I remember these days (and years) we have spent on the beautiful island. Gado-gado is an iconic […]
Let’s celebrate the Autumn harvest with this delicious gourmet potato salad. Just look at these colors. I love colorful dishes! Three color baby potato, poached baby squid, and sunshine coconut dressing, inspired by Indonesian cuisine. This delicious and healthy salad will leave you feeling satisfied and you’ll probably forget that you […]
Hope you enjoy this wonderful sunny weekend. Finally, I found my perfect watermelon for salad, thanks, Farro Fresh🍉Crunchy, juicy and very sweet! Nothing screams summer like a big plate of ice-cold watermelon salad.
Everybody freak out—it’s sweet corn season. Enjoy its glorious sweetness and crisp, juicy texture for as long as the season lasts. It`s time to enjoy creamy corn soup, fresh corn polenta, grilled corn in cob, and more. You will love this delicious corn salad. This is a great lunch/dinner recipe that […]
Poke is a raw fish salad served as an appetizer in Hawaiian cuisine, and sometimes as a main course. Commonly it’s raw fish marinated in soy sauce and sesame oil then tossed with sesame seeds and seaweed. I added some twist to Hawaiian recipe and used seared tuna instead of […]
This Japanese-inspired cool, green salad is as elegant and well balanced as it is simple. Fresh greens and cucumber, soft tofu, slightly chewy red rice and edamame beans are tossed in a creamy miso-sesame dressing to create this healthy and delicious salad.
I got the inspiration for this salad when visited the farmers’ market in Auckland. With this spring zingy salad, you’ll celebrate the best of the season while enjoying the fresh ingredients.
This warm quinoa salad is all about balanced quinoa, mixed with caramelized baby carrots, toasted seeds, soft cheese, and some seasonal ingredients like oranges and mandarins. A healthy salad can be nutritious and delicious same time.