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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…


A healthy and hearty soup that’s full of protein and nutrients from the chickpeas, spinach and tomato. It’s equally delicious in the winter season as it is on a warm summer day. Bringing the earthy aromas and flavours thanks to … Read more…


The man and I love weekend dinners in a mezze style, with a few different dishes to try. It transforms a simple dinner into a feast, where we celebrate the long conversations over the dinner, enjoying time spent together. The … 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…


This is my absolutely favourite Great British cake: the great carrot cake. I literally fell in love it it from the first bite. What’s not to like? Moist, indulgent and so flavoursome. Ten years ago, when I first tried it, … 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…