Salmon with gin spices, mushrooms and roasted rye bread

This is a nordic salmon recipe. And the good news is, you don’t have to limit yourself to the gin spices, you can also add some gin to it. Ingredients: a nice piece of fresh salmon 3 tablespoons of olive oil a good dash of gin a tablespoon of fresh dill, rosemary and thyme. some…

easy butter rum cake

A few weeks ago I made this cake for my colleagues. It disappeared before I had the chance to taste it myself. So this is the 2nd version. You can make it with different kinds of aromatics, also vanilla or almonds. Ingredients: 350 gram flour 10 gram baking powder 250 gram sugar 250 gram butter…

filled persimmon

Until a few weeks ago, I thought kaki was just a color. It still is, but it is also a fruit. In English it is better known as persimmon. It is a tropical Asian food that is grown in the mountains of Japan, China, Himalaya, … For more information I refer to Wikipedia. It is…

greek tuna fish starter

This was the first ever recipe I posted on my dutch blog “gerechtenweb“, back already in 2007. I rediscovered it recently, and decided to translate it in English also. Ingredients: 200 gr tuna (fresh is the best, canned is also ok) 4 pickles about 15 black stoned olives (green is also good, but black tastes…

easy apple cake

I wanted to bake some cakes Today. This one seems to have a lot of potential to become a classic. I was surfing for an interesting apple cake recipes, and decided to make one from baketotheroots. Ingredients: 250 gram butter 200 gram sugar 5 eggs 1 dose vanilla-butter aroma 220 gram flour 100 gram starch…

bacon wrapped Brussels sprouts

Are you looking for a different kind of appetizer? An easy and surprising part of your main menu for Christmas or New Year? And of course, not too difficult and not too expensive? On Paleohacks, I found this surprising combination, fitting to all these requirements. Ingredients: Brussels sprouts bacon toothpicks nutmeg   Method: Preheat the…

caramelised potatoes

Caramelized potatoes is an Islandic (or Scandinavian) recipe that might be a very interesting idea for a Christmas menu. It gives a different, festive taste to the potatoes that everyone will appreciate very much. I found it some times ago when I was making Fiskasúpa. Ingredients: 500 grams potatoes 3 tablespoons of brown sugar 1 tablespoon…

Mango lassi with saffron and cardamom

Some time ago I made a mango-coconut cream, and someone asked me whether I could also give a recipe for mango lassi. A very good idea, and just as the malai kofta, it is one of the first things I enjoy when I go to Kathmandu. Normally this is the season for me to be…

Malai Kofta

the first thing I do (or almost the first) when I am in Holiday in Kathmandu, Nepal is eating Malai Kofta. I never have to think about what to order on the first evening. During the long weekend I had some time to experiment myself and made my own version. Of course it is not…

Papaya coconut parfait

After the avocado and the mango, it is now time for the papaya to figurate in an easy and surprising recipe that wil delight your guests. Ingredients: 1 papaya 1 banana 200 ml coconut milk 150 ml yoghurt 2 tablespoons fluid honey Method: peel the banana and the papaya and cut them roughly. Put all…

mango coconut milk cream

Some time ago I made an avocado-kiwi-cocoa smoothie. This is a second option in the series of healthy, easy and surprising desserts. Ingredients (4 portions): 1 mango 200 ml coconut milk 4 tablespoons of sugar 1 tablespoon of lemon juice Optionally you can add cayenne pepper for a more spicy variation, or cinnamon for a…

avocado kiwi cocoa smoothie

Cocoa is always associated with sweet and unhealthy recipes causing a fat belly and bad teeth. But there is a different solution, in the form of a smoothie with for example avocado and kiwi. Ingredients: 1 avocado 2 kiwi 3 cups of milk (can be almond or vanilla milk) 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder some…