3 winter cocktails

The weekend is right two days aways and we’re all about to meet some friends in a pub, grab a drink or two and have fun. Besides, diet can wait until Monday comes, am I right? Here are three recipes for some homemade cocktails that you can enjoy with your friends when it’s too cold…

Vegan Chickpea Curry

Looking for a vegan recipe? Spicy and flavoured? Then you are in the right place! Ingredients Jasmine rice or brown rice (or any rice I like Thaï rice better personally) 1 small onion, chopped 2 carrots Curry powder Coconut milk Vegetable broth Cooked chickpeas (or pre-cooked from a can) Peas Salt and pepper Unsalted cashews…

Gnocchi with Spinach and Tomatoes

A perfect comfort food that is at the same time healthy and delicious! Heads up: for the sauce of this recipe you will need a blender. However I reckon many already existing sauces for gnocchis that don’t require a blender will taste delicious too. Ingredients Gnocchi (bought in a store) 1 tablespoon of mustard Spinach…

Shortbread – A taste of Scotland

Here is a delicious snack to savour with a cup of tea. It comes from Scotland and is quite popular: the shortbread. Originally the shortbread was eaten among the wealthy, now this recipe is more available than ever and quite easy too. Ingredients 125 grams / 4 oz of butter 55grams / 2 oz caster sugar,…

Salmon burger with spinach

After showing you the broccoli vegan burger, it’s about time to discover the recipe to make another one with fish instead. It’s easy to make and a really good way to try a new way of cooking salmon. This is a light and healthy recipe too! INGREDIENTs: 100 grams of fresh salmon fillet 1 tbsp of…

Chickpea Cauliflower Flatbreads

As I feel we lack of vegan and vegetarian recipes here is one that seems delicious and easy to make! Ingredients 12 oz / 340 grams of small cauliflower florets 1 tablespoon of olive oil Salt BBQ Chickpea nuts 2 ripe avocados 1 tablespoon of lemon juice 2 tablespoons of roasted pepitas 4 pita flatbreads…

3 meals with only 3 ingredients

It happens that you don’t want to or are too tired to get in the kitchen and prepare something to eat. If you think of how many ingredients are required to make a complete and tasty meal, things don’t get better. Here are three recipes for a breakfast, a lunch and a dinner with only…

Sweet potato stew spinach and goat cheese

A Dutch recipe for a change. In the Netherlands, we are known for our stews, because it’s almost the only place in the world where you can find it. If you think of stew, you think of the Netherlands. So, let’s introduce the Dutch well-known stew, to Spain. Ingredients  1 kg of sweet potatoes 200…

Broccoli burger: a tasty and healthy alternative

Broccoli is the absolute winter vegetable it is in this season that we should consume them to fully take advantage of their properties. As a matter of fact they contain generous doses of sulforafano, a natural protector molecule of the stomach, intestine and all the cells of the human body that helps to heal gastritis…

Courgette Carrot Pancakes

Here is a healthy recipe if you don’t know how to eat your vegetables or want something easy then this recipe is for you. An alternative to pancakes, some nice savoury vegetable pancakes. Ingredients 2 grated courgette (zucchini) 3 grated carrots  1 green onion, sliced 1 tablespoon of chopped parsley 2 eggs beaten (you can…

Chocolate salami

Anyway you call it, this dessert is known by everyone in Italy and it’s largely appreciated. Even if it entered the list of italian traditional agricultural products and in Italy it’s known as English salami, this is a typical dish from Portugal, where it’s called Salame de Chocolate instead. It’s the classic dessert for inexperienced cookers or…

Portugese Custard Tarts

For the pastry lovers here is a delicious and traditional Portugese recipe, the Portugese custard tarts also known as Pastel de nata. Photo from Margaret’s cafe in Macau Ingredients: 1 1/3 cups (270 grams) of caster sugar 1/2 cup (160 ml) of water 1 cinammon stick 1 cup (250 ml) of milk 1/2 cup (150…