One of my favorite comfort foods is a good breakfast burrito. Every time I go to California, the first thing I need to do is order one of those at the local Mexican. I just love it! They usually look like this Actually, they usually even look better, yummier! This weekend I made a simple … Continue reading My swiss style breakfast burrito
Today I tried a new recipe, and made some berry friands. If you don't know what they are, here's a link that explains it http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friand. Basically they're similar to muffins, only that you use almond flour and egg whites. For making these you need: 200g Butter60g regular flour160g very fine sugar120g almond flour5 egg whitesLemon zest from … Continue reading Berry Friands
Here's how you can make this yumminess for yourselves: YOU'LL NEED 300g of flower1 1/2 tsp of baking powdera pinch of salt1/4 tsp backing soda80ml buttermilk80ml whole milk (or just 160ml of creamy milk if you can't find any buttermilk)1 big sweet potato, cooked and puree'd115g room temperature Butter135g brown sugar 2 eggs If you want … Continue reading Sweet Potato Muffins…yummmm!
Thanks to my two plum trees in our garden, I now have lots and lots of plums in my fridge, and basically all over the place. This is my first time ever, to be blessed with so much delicious fruit, since this is my first summer in this house with this beautiful, green and fruity … Continue reading Plums, Plums, Plums…
Dear readers After being away from my blog for a while, I now finally have found the time and inspiration again to write. And during this time away, a lot has happened. We finally finished all the renovations on my house, right before summer break. We went to San Diego, California for a month. Then … Continue reading After my summer break: cooking right, for the right vitamin intake, amongst other things
So, as I mentioned in my last post, today, Monday I did pretty well. I actually made it, all day, with no bread, no dairy products, no meat, no coffee and such. I had the same breakfast as I did on Saturday...fruit salad, tea and water. For lunch I had a mexican style salad, which … Continue reading The Detox Challenge…take two
Okay, so I'm trying to do a detox for the next few days. Not my favorite thing to do, since it's hard for me to live without any carbs and protein. But I'm in dire need of a serious detox! I'm positive that in the end I will feel so much better, having gotten rid … Continue reading The Detox challenge…and a challenge it is!
In need of a quick vegetarian lunch? Here ya go! Cut some mushrooms and an onion into slices Then cook the mushrooms and onion in a little bit of olive oil, and add some fresh sage for taste. Don't forget, some salt and pepper. Then, take two Wasa bread slices, put them … Continue reading Easy, light vegetarian mini Lunch
This dinner doesn't need too much work, it's healthy, and just yummy! I made this for two (my son and I), using two pretty lean steaks, from which I cut the excess fat away. To season the two steaks, I used one garlic clove, some thyme, and some rosemary, both from my little kitchen herb … Continue reading Easy, healthy, tasty Steak Dinner with Fruit-Salad-Desert!
Good morning, to my lovely kitchen-window-herb-garden! Can't wait to see you all grow, and deliciously flavour my delightful dishes. I just love the fact that herbs not only flavour our dishes, but also have several other qualities and can be used in different ways. Here are just a few... Lavender Although usable as an ingredient … Continue reading My kitchen herb garden
Want a quick and easy "Tuesday night" dinner? Here we go! This is for two people: Get two fresh rainbow trouts, some potatoes, carrots, tomatoes, an onion, some fresh parsley, any other herbs you like with fish, salt and pepper and you got yourself your dinner! Just kidding! We're not having Sushi here, we're actually … Continue reading Quick and easy Tuesday night dinner
This monday I made a very easy and quick little dinner. I bought a piece of lamb filet and then used whatever veggies I found in my fridge, to make a meal with it. I don't have a recipe for this. I just "tossed" it together. And this is how I did it: 1 piece … Continue reading Easy, quick Monday dinner. And healthy too!