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Harissa Lentil Soup. Quick and easy soup in minutes.

When the temperature is dropping down, what could be better than a bowl of hearty delicious warming soup for dinner? The flavorful smoky-spicy North African Harissa paste brings the taste of this Middle-Eastern style soup to the next level. Serve it with a dollop of yoghurt and warm 2-ingredient flatbread […]

 
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Goan Fish Curry from Scratch.+ Saffron Rice Recipe.

Quick and healthy curry is packed with white fish fillets, smothered in a velvety-smooth aromatic sauce served with rich saffron rice. Perfectly balanced with aroma and taste, rich but not overwhelmed. Indian cuisine is famous for its complicated dishes, but there are some amazing Indian dishes that are easy to […]

 

Sabich. Iconic Israeli vegetarian sandwich.

The winter is just around the corner. Do you prepare for a winter getaway, guys? Good to know that summer is coming to the northern hemisphere. If you are still here, take a journey to my post and discover this iconic street food from Tel Aviv which has won my […]

 

2-ingredient flatbread in minutes. So yummy with garlic ​butter!

This 2-ingredient flatbread is simple to make, quick to cook and tastes delicious served straight from the pan with your favourite soup, stew or shakshuka. Brush the flatbreads all over with garlic butter and you will get garlic naan-style flatbread, the perfect side for any Indian or Middle Eastern meal. […]

 

Seriosly ​Delicious Caramelized Pear and Gorgonzola Salad.

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 […]

 

Salmon and Avocado Dutch Baby Pancake.

Dutch Baby, also known as a German pancake, is a large pancake with amazing texture, crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, airy and puffy. It’s the perfect partner for salmon, avocado, dill and crème fraîche. I would recommend to double the ingredients and make two pancakes, just because this […]

 

How to make labneh cheese from scratch.

Bring a little sunshine into your weekend with this delicious labneh breakfast served with fresh berries, natural New Zealand honey, nuts, and edible flowers. Thick, tart, and creamy, this yogurt-like cheese, can be used for both savory and sweet dishes. A few months ago I shared the recipe of Mediterranean-style […]

 

HelloFresh for a bu​s​y mom.

I’d like to share with you my experience with HelloFresh, a new meal kit service. A few months ago my friend recommended me to try HelloFresh, he knows me and how much I love fresh food. HelloFresh delivers a box full of simply delicious dinners right to your door. There […]

 

Smoky Vegetable Salad with Spicy Chicken. GF recipe.

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 […]

 

Ricotta, Preserved Lemon, and Zucchini Sourdough Toast.

Just returned from Sydney. And yes, we had blast! Sydney is a food paradise, or rather healthy food paradise. Mountains of delicious fresh salads in the cafe cabinet, luscious smoothie bowls, finest seafood on seafood markets, sweet and juicy fruits (cheap lychee, xoxo). Vegetarian food is everywhere, and all our […]

 

Limoncello Panna Cotta with Burnt Lemon Syrup (gelatine-free recipe)

Enjoy this refreshing summer dessert. Limoncello works beautifully in desserts, creating a bright, summery citrus flavour. Limoncello is a sweet Italian liqueur with fresh lemon, citrus flavour that is well balanced between sweetness and alcohol. Panna cotta, a molded chilled dessert popular throughout Italy, is easy to make and can […]

 

Italian Plum Almond Cake. Dairy-free recipe.

Super moist and fluffy plum cake with a crunchy almond top. It’s fast, easy, dairy-free, and most importantly – delicious! This Italian cake recipe is yummy and has been a favorite in our family for years. My secret ingredient in this version of plum cake is almond extract. A good splash […]

 

Caponata. Vegan, GF recipe.

Caponata is a fantastic Italian sweet and sour eggplant stew. Creamy caramelized eggplant, crisp celery and a savory sweet and sour flavor from the tomatoes, raisins, and vinegar. Yummy! Caponata is great anytime, winter or summer. Serve it hot with toasted ciabatta bread, or chilled on crostini as an appetizer. Caponata […]

 

Matcha Nice Cream. Vegan, GF, with no added sugar recipe

Ice cream, you scream, we are all scream for ice cream. Just because hot summer days are already here. These beautiful summer days in NZ. High temperatures and sunshine at the early days of December, good start of the summer. Yay! This healthy, quick and easy ice cream will help […]