Camembert quiche with honey and cranberries sauce

            Great for a summer meal, all you need is a shortbread pastry, Camembert cheese, eggs, salt and pepper… some good quality honey and cranberries sauce to spread… Continue reading

prawn risotto

            50g butter 1 medium onion finely chopped 1 large clove garlic finely chopped 1 ½ cups rice ¾ cup white wine 1.2ltr chicken stock 1 cup green… Continue reading

Beetroot chocolate cake….I have to admit, I am a chocoholic:)

200g butter, plus extra for greasing 250g cooked and peeled beetroot 200g dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids) 4 tbsp hot espresso 135g plain flour 1 heaped tsp baking powder 3 tbsp cocoa powder… Continue reading

cannelloni stuffed with courgettes, rocket and mascarpone

9 tbsp olive oil 2 large courgettes, finely chopped 100 g rocket, chopped 1 pinches black pepper 300 g mascarpone 1 red chilli, chopped 1 onion, chopped 100 g Parmesan, grated 20 dried… Continue reading

pineapple and orange dessert

Very heavy, very sweet but terribly tasty:)) Layers of whipped cream, chopped fresh pineapple and oranges mixed with some honey, dark chocolate and orange zest… Sometimes we deserve a treat ;p

veggies for breakfast :D

Sometimes we can be bored with jam toasts, pancakes, cereal or full english for breakfast. Then I just simply mix one pot of the cottage cheese with red pepper, radishes and spring onion.… Continue reading

homemade pasta :)

Aubergine and tomato bake

2 tbsp olive oil, plus extra as required 2 medium aubergines, sliced into rounds 3 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped 1 onion, chopped 2 cans peeled plum tomatoes 250g mozzarella, drained 10g fresh… Continue reading

Honey-Nut Swirls

1 sheet puff pastry 1 cup finely chopped walnuts 1 cup finely chopped hazelnuts 3 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons butter, softened 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1… Continue reading

Smoked mackerel pâté

2 whole smoked mackerels 1 tsp horseradish 2 tsp Dijon mustard freshly ground black pepper 2 tbsp crème fraîche ½ lemon, juice only 50g unsalted butter, chopped chopped parsley Remove the skin from… Continue reading