Snacks

Obatzda (Bavarian cheese dip)

Obatzda is this creamy orange cheese dip they eat with fresh brezel in every Biergartens of south Germany. The dip is mainly done with camembert cheese with a touch of butter and “quark” (a mix between ricotta and sour cream) or sour cream. The orange color is from the paprika powder, usually a mix of sweet… Continue reading Obatzda (Bavarian cheese dip)

breakfast · Snacks

Giant Brezel (Pretzel)

Authentic Pretzel (Brezel) recipe made with lye, the real German way! A warm and moist inside with a flavorful crust and big salt.  There is nothing like a freshly cooked Brezel (Pretzel), moist on the inside and crunchy on the outside topped with a bunch of those crystal salts. In Germany, the home of pretzel/brezel, those knot breads… Continue reading Giant Brezel (Pretzel)

Desserts · Snacks

Pine nuts and coconut Panellets

Panellets, little breads in Catalan, are little confections made for the All Saints day  (1st of november) and the day of the dead (2nd of november). They are traditional sweets made in Catalonia region, Spain, with an almond paste (marzipan) and a topping of your choice; it could be pine nuts, coconut, almond, coffee, etc.… Continue reading Pine nuts and coconut Panellets

Snacks · Vegetarian

Roasted pumpkin hummus

Roasted pumpkin hummus is this year new snack for Halloween. There is already the beets hummus, the avocado hummus, the roasted pepper hummus, etc. So why not make it seasonal and make a pumpkin hummus? I’ve used pretty much all the same ingredients as a traditional hummus, plus an extra pumpkin and curcuma, to make… Continue reading Roasted pumpkin hummus

Snacks · Vegetarian

Truffle Kale chips (2 ways)

An healthy alternative to chips,  you’ll get hooked on those crispy Truffle kale chips. The recipe is a no brainer, wash, season and simply dehydrate kale leaves until dry. If you are looking for a healthy snack, this is a great one. A great alternative to chips while watching a movie. The trick here is… Continue reading Truffle Kale chips (2 ways)

Appetizers · lunch · Main Meals · Side Dishes · Snacks · Vegetarian

Mini low carb cauliflower spinach tarts

Mini low carb cauliflower spinach tarts is my latest experiment. I’m searching for alternative ways to eat my favorite foods with less carbohydrates (white rice, bread, pasta, etc.). Searching the web for low-carb recipes, it’s filled with cauliflowers; cauliflower rice, cauliflower pizza crust, cauliflower this and that, so I’ve decided to try my luck at… Continue reading Mini low carb cauliflower spinach tarts

Appetizers · eggs · lunch · Main Meals · Snacks · Vegetarian

Mini leek and gruyere flamiches

Mini skinny leek-gruyere flamiches is my take on the northern France dish called Flamiche. The traditional recipe is a kind of quiche filled with leeks and a touch of cheese. It’s quite an easy dish, plus you’ll get some great leftovers for lunch since those tiny leek flamiches are as good warm or cold. You can… Continue reading Mini leek and gruyere flamiches

Desserts · Snacks

Fig, honey and goat cheese popsicles

Looking for a different way to cool down this summer? Try those exquisitely smooth fig, honey and goat cheese popsicles. So easy to make, and different. I love to mix salty and sweet together, and popsicles seem to be always just on the sweet side, so why not make it a touch more interesting with… Continue reading Fig, honey and goat cheese popsicles

Recipes · Side Dishes · Snacks · Vegetarian

Roasted rosemary and thyme potatoes with tzatziki parsley dip

  Roasted rosemary and thyme potatoes with tzatziki parsley dip is the perfect snack to watch the game tonight, those potatoes are a winning healthy bites. Crispy little round roasted potatoes filled with bold flavors and done in the oven, with barely any oil. With a nice tzatziki modified a bit with flat parsley leaves… Continue reading Roasted rosemary and thyme potatoes with tzatziki parsley dip

Appetizers · Snacks · Tapas

Mini bruschettas with goat cheese and thyme

Mini bruschettas with goat cheese and thyme is a great way to start your next dinner party, without saying, it’s terribly easy to do. Who doesn’t like a fresh bite of tomato filled with fresh and bold flavours and a touch of creamy goat cheese? It’s a perfect match, and even those goat cheese sceptic… Continue reading Mini bruschettas with goat cheese and thyme