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Labneh with dried fruit and nuts
Fruit

Labneh with dried fruit and almonds

Like zaatar and flat bread, there are a few things you’ll always find in Lebanese household. Labneh is no exception. It’s a kind of cream cheese based on yoghurt. The yoghurt is left to darin its fluids overnight and the next day you’ll the lovely creamy labneh. A drizzle of […]

Hummus galore
Vegetables

Hummus galore!

Hummus. I, personally, cannot live without. I would gladly have it every day, any day. And I actually do that quite often 😉 Even though you can find all different types and flavours in the shops these days, truth is, the best hummus you’ll have is one you make yourself. […]

Broccoli with yoghurt sauce
Vegetables

Broccoli with yoghurt sauce

In Lebanon (and other Middle-Eastern countries) we use yoghurt in different dishes as base for a sauce, hot or cold. Like for instance in a pasta with mint and garlic or in ‘fatteh’ with aubergine and chickpeas. This recipe is based on Chich Barak, a rich dish with tortellinis filled […]

Sweet potato wraps
Vegetables

Sweet potato wraps

Are you as mad about sweet potatoes as I am? 😉 Then you should definitely give this recipe a try. Delicious wraps with back beans and aïoli. Easy, packing with flavour and very fulfilling. You can serve them with a side of spinach and bell pepper salad or some crushed […]

Chocolate mousse
Fruit, Sweet

Chocolate mousse

Originally I had made this recipe as part of the tonca bean panna cotta and then I realised that it is so good on its own that it simply deserves its own entry. It’s chocolate, it’s mousse, it’s raspberries, it’s macadamia. Not convinced yet? Then go make it. Now 😉 […]

Lentil kibbeh
Vegetables

Lentils kibbeh

Yes! Another vegetarian kibbeh recipe (check out the pumpkin and the avocado kibbehs)! This one is an Armenian version, 100% plant-based, spicy, healthy and freakin’ delish! I love me some red lentils: soups, dals, spreads… I love it all! This dish in no exception. The addition of the fresh parsley […]

My Christmas cake
Sweet

My Christmas cake

Time for a serious confession: I’m a sucker for Christmas! I look forward to it every year , I can’t wait to put up the tree (here in the Netherlands, because another old, white-bearded fella is supposedly still in the country, you can only buy trees from December 5th!! The […]

Tonca bean panna cotta
Sweet

Tonca bean panna cotta

Panna cotta has become a very popular dessert. And what’s not to like? It’s delicious and great option for home cooking as it is an easy and tasty dessert. With this recipe I pull the panna cotta to the next level with some elements that will make it extra special: […]

Cod with potato and leak sauce
Fish

Cod with potato and leek sauce

I’m a big fan of the cookbook Heston Blumenthal Home. Whenever I make a Blumenthal recipe, as a rule of thumb, I hardly ever deviate from the directions given (something I do quite excessively with any other recipe) because they simply work. Everything is exactly right: the amounts, ingredients, timings, […]

Salmon skewers
Fish

Salmon skewers

Salmon is one of the most flavoursome fish out there. Smoked, baked or grilled, it’s always makes a great dish. In general, fish combines beautifully with sour flavours. A pinch of lemon or lime juice brings out the flavour of the fish. This dish combines salmon with sour flavours but […]