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Yep, it’s a salad. A simple mix of vegetables with a little dressing. Yet the combination of flavours in this quick summery dish makes it a winner for me. It’s not just a salad; it’s a lovely, colourful, flavoursome salad. … Read more…


Quail’s eggs don’t feature on our menu too often. Lovely as they are, the price versus the size comparison means they’re far from being a daily staple. And that is fine. There’s something incredibly nice about having some particular types … Read more…


Have you heard of cauliflower crust pizza? I’m sure you have! They get quite popular on blogs and social media networks every now and then. And I’m so glad for it, as it’s such a great way of swapping a … Read more…


It’s time to take down festive decorations. It’s been wonderful, it’s been jolly. Let’s keep this cheerful mood for a little longer. To keep that festive atmosphere in the air, how about an indulgent cake full of wintery scents and … Read more…


I have rediscovered ratatouille! I have always loved the this melting pot of Provençal vegetables like aubergines, courgettes, peppers, tomatoes coming together to give a simple, homely yet toothsome result of ratatouille. I liked the simplicity of this one-pot dish: … Read more…


Love is in the air… it’s the love affair between me and the French cuisine. For quite some time I thought about French cuisine as very elaborate and time consuming… until I actually tried experimenting with it myself a few … Read more…


A warm summer evening. It’s time for a home-made dinner, but who wants to stay inside on an evening like that. Let’s go out. A dinner on the balcony. A few candles lit to give the evening an even more … Read more…


One recipe I didn’t manage to make during a recent visit to my parents, simply as there wasn’t enough days to fit it in, were millet stuffed courgettes. I did try it in advance with quinoa, which you could also … Read more…


I found inspiration for this recipe in a beautifully illustrated book by Celia Brooks ‘Low Carb & Gluten-Free Vegetarian’. I like referring to it for healthy no-fuss recipes, whether it’s for a special occasion or just a simple ‘something’ without … Read more…


Can you make a special dinner for that special one and still keep to the diet? You bet! I admit first few weeks or maybe even a couple of months on the diet were rather tricky, as it required a … Read more…