Meat & Poultry · Side Dishes

Braised Apple-Red Cabbage with Chicken Breast and Spanish Salsa Verde

This dish is a low carb, tasty and easy to make, it’s overall flavor is sweet and sour and let’s face it… it doesn’t hurt the eyes to look at. I’ve used a lean meat on top, chicken breast, with a Spanish salsa verde, but it could easily be a pork tenderloin or else. The main… Continue reading Braised Apple-Red Cabbage with Chicken Breast and Spanish Salsa Verde

Main Meals · Recipes · Vegetarian

Mini Ratatouille

  Ratatouille is my favorite vegetarian dish, plus it’s so easy, fast, healthy and tasty. This version is a mini version, a tower of all the ingredients topped with a Spanish style salsa verde. There are so many version of ratatouille out there, some are with capers and a touch of vinegar (caponata) or spiced… Continue reading Mini Ratatouille

Fish & Sea Food · Main Meals

Hake served on roasted potatoes and asparagus

Hake with crunchy skin served on roasted potatoes and asparagus with a few capers to salt things up! This is like any fish recipe should be; a colorful filled with textures. I don’t know for you, but I love when fish has a crisp and salty skin, I just love that contrast of textures between the soft fish meat… Continue reading Hake served on roasted potatoes and asparagus

Main Meals · Vegetarian

Peanut-Coco Vegetarian Wok

Peanut-coco Vegetarian Wok is a well known recipe, also so simple and fast to make, a great made under 20 minutes dish. It’s one of those few really fulfilling vegetarian dish, plus it’s filled with healthy veggies. The kids won’t feel they are eating a bunch of vegetables, since the creamy peanut-coco sauce will distract… Continue reading Peanut-Coco Vegetarian Wok

Desserts

Compressed Apple Cake

Compressed Apple Cake is basically a reversed apple cake, cooked slowly for 2 hours. The result is a fantastic mouthful of apples with a thin crust made out of walnut and sugar free whole grain corn flakes with a touch of flour, butter and brown sugar. This last part is only a thin base to give the crunch to… Continue reading Compressed Apple Cake

eggs · lunch · Main Meals

Mini artichoke and goat cheese quiches

Mini artichoke and goat cheese quiches are sublime little soufflés, you can make a whole bunch and keep the rest for lunch the next day accompany with a nice green salad. They are as good warm or cold and terribly easy to do. I’ve done already a few types of those in previous posts, the leek mini… Continue reading Mini artichoke and goat cheese quiches

Appetizers · Main Meals · Meat & Poultry

Banh Mi Rolls

Banh Mi Rolls is a similar to spring rolls, but with all the goodies from the famous vietnamese sandwich Banh Mi. As many knows, the Banh Mi  Sandwich (check my recipe) was brought by the French into Vietnam during their occupancy during the Indochina time. I’m myself a big fan of those precious sandwich, but this… Continue reading Banh Mi Rolls