pumpkin wedges with parmesan and herbs

Herb-crusted Pumpkin Wedges

These herb-crusted pumpkin wedges have become my favorite pumpkin dish. They are very easy to make and the aroma of parsley and thyme elevate the classic baked pumpkin to a whole new level of delicious bliss. You MUST try this at home. Pumpkins are all around us in the autumn and winter months and there’s […]

make your own perfect pizza dough at home

Make your own Perfect Pizza Dough (with video!)

If you know how to make proper pizza at home, you will be eternally happy. And great pizza starts with making your own perfect pizza dough. Fate smiled on us and we happened to house-sit a beautiful villa with its own real pizza oven in the garden! And when life gives you a pizza oven…you […]

healthy homemade lentil soup

Lentil Soup – in Sickness and in Health

A lentil soup is always a good idea – it’s fragrant, nutritious and so easy to make and enjoy over a few days. I have been a little sick for the past 4 days – the classical autumn flu. So I stay at home, go early to bed and drink bucket loads of herbal tea […]

la peperonata-Italian pepper dish

La Peperonata – a delicious Italian pepper dish

A vegetarian dish to kick ass. Balanced in flavors, light, tasty and healthy. The prefect dish! La peperonata is a Mediterranean dish that is usually served as a side dish. This version is an Italian adaptation and my favorite even as a main dish. This recipe is so awesome and makes great use of our […]

Almond milk - learn how to make your own

Almond Milk – How to make it fresh at home

Forget about expensive organic store bought almond milk. Make it at home for a fraction of the cost – unpasteurized and fresh. I was never a big fan of cow milk and I have been experimenting with using nut milk (coconut/ almond) and rice milk in cooking.  At the same time, I always have some […]

Pan seared sea bass with mango salsa recipe

Seared sea bass with mango salsa

OH MY GOD… THIS IS WONDERFUL!!! Mango salsa is amazing! Looking for a tasty restaurant quality dish to impress your company or just yourself? Try this amazing dish that combines the sweet and tart flavors of a mango salsa with white fish and impress yourself with the super easy presentation. This recipe is something I […]

late dinner - how to keep it healthy

Late dinner – how to keep it healhty?

In this busy day and age it’s not uncommon that we find ourselves working till late and having a late dinner. It could be simply due to a late shift or during those crunch moments when we really need to finish something like the last week before the delivery of a big and important project […]

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Honey oatmeal cookies – a healthy snack

These honey oatmeal cookies are just awesome and so easy to make! They are a chewy load of deliciousness. Better yet they keep super well so you can make a week’s supply of them and bring them to work as a healthy snack or enjoy them for breakfast with your tea or coffee. They are […]

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Buckwheat banana bread – gluten free recipe

Buckwheat banana bread tastes awesome and smells divine as it bakes. It’s easy to warm up in the oven for a nice breakfast or to bring to work as a healthy snack. This buckwheat banana bread recipe is super easy and makes enough to last about a week. We usually finish it in a few […]

lavender panna cotta

Yogurt lavender-vanilla panna cotta with honey

Panna cotta is a great dessert; it’s versatile and so easy to make. You can literally put anything in panna cotta – flavor it up with berries, fruit, chocolate, spices and even lavender. If you use a certain type of culinary lavender you can even make purple-pinkish colored lavender panna cotta. Unfortunately the kind of […]