Colorful meatloaf

4 servings (8 slices); 25 min preparation; 1 h cooking time. This dish reminds me of the meatloaf my grandmother often prepared when she had guests. The smell in my kitchen today brought me years back to her kitchen where I watched her making this delicious meal. Indeed, it takes time to put it together,…

Salmon with lemon and goat cheese and herbs potato mash

4 servings; 10 min preparation; 20 min cooking time. If you follow my posts, you have probably noticed that I cook fish very often. In fact, I try to include fish on my menu at least twice a week. I love all kinds of fish and all ways to prepare it. All kind of fish…

Feta saganáki

2 servings; 5 min preparation; 15 min cooking time. If you want an easy appetizer for your dinner party, a fast Sunday lunch or a simple main dish, this is the perfect recipe for you. All you need to do is cut some feta cheese and fry it very fast. The feta will become creamy and…

Salad Niçoise with yogurt-mustard dressing

2 servings; 15 min cooking; 10 preparation. Today I was craving for something fresh and light that does not involve a lot of cooking. I decided to make a dish I haven’t eaten in a long time – salad Niçoise. It’s a traditional French salad that normally is made of crispy lettuce, tomatoes, anchovies, olives, tuna, green beans…

Spanish fish stew

2 servings; 10 min preparation; 25-30 min cooking time. This fish stew will warm your heart during the cold winter nights. In comparison with other stews that have to simmer for hours on the stove, this healthy dish is super easy to make and takes just about half an hour. You don’t need any additional…

Tom kha kai

4 servings; 10 min preparation; 30 min cooking time. Tom kha kai or tom kha gai is a coconut soup, typical for Thailand and Laos. It literally means “chicken galangal boil”. This soup is relatively easy to make and uses few ingredients, but it’s really great. Just one spoon of it and you will find…

Silky orange bars

9-12 servings; 15 min preparation; 1 h cooking time. This cake is soft and silky. It looks a lot like a custard cake, although it consists a little less flour. The orange flavor is so fresh and rich that you have to put a lot of effort to resist eating it all. If want to…

New York cheesecake with blueberries

10 servings; 20 min preparation; 1 h 15 min cooking time. Chill in the fridge overnight. Cheesecake has a very long history. Believe it or not, it goes way back to ancient Greece and the Romans, where it was a popular dish, although I assume that technology was a little bit different. Nowadays, it has…

Caribbean sun – Tuna steak with mango salsa

2 portions; 10 min preparation; 20 min waiting; 5 min cooking. It’s still quite cold outside, so I wanted something delicious to remind me about the Caribbean sun. I really wanted a light and fresh dinner, so I decided to improvise with what I had in the fridge. This dish is really light. Depending on…

Chili con carne

4 portions; 10 min preparation; 1 hour cooking time (or as long as you can). Chili con carne is a traditional American dish with Mexican and Spanish influences and a long history. Although many believe it is a typical Mexican dish, they are not quite right. The origin of dish comes from the 17th century when…

Almond cake with berries

8-10 servings (depending on your baking form); 15 min preparation; 55 min baking time. Let me start by saying how good almond flour is for your body. It is often used in low-carbs desserts. It contains unsaturated fats, which similar to olive oil, keeps you away from heart diseases. Furthermore, this type flour contains valuable proteins,…