Couscous delight, your perfect dinner!


This is the ultimate dinner delight! If you like oriental flavors, then this one is for you. Basically, this couscous dish is an oven roast kind of meal which is great to prepare because you put it in the oven for 20-30min with a few preps beforehand and while you sip on your apero drink…

Coq au vin (chicken in red wine)


At home, we have a nice weekend tradition: Every Sunday we try to cook a nice meal and sit down altogether to enjoy it. and forget about the hectic of the week. Typically, we include meat because we hardly eat any during the week and we try to have something rather traditional like a Sunday roast….

HelloFresh’s Red Thai Curry


Here is the 2nd recipe that was in my HelloFresh box. It is also a Best Of recipe from 2013. Be careful with the red curry paste if you don’t like it very spicy. Vegetarians may want to replace the chicken with tofu or potatoes. Other than that, I highly recommend this tasty and quick…

Bali chicken


Dear gourmet friends, Today I have a little announcement to make: My Vegan challenge is over and successfully accomplished. The first two weeks went very well, apart from some stomach aches I got as a result of me eating too many wholegrain products. The last two weeks were tougher, especially the weekends. That´s when we…

It’s Apéro time with French style tapenades!


Tapenades are fine tasting pastes with an olive and caper base. You will find tapenades most likely at Apéros in the South of France. You really only need very few ingredients to make a tapenade and it goes well with either toasted white bread, pumpernickel or any type of cracker. Here are my favorite creations:…

Chinese sweet & sour soup


Having spent a year of my life in China, I have had the opportunity of tasting a wide range of specialities, from camel feet in the Gobi desert, over frog legs and duck tongues in Shanghai, to fried worms in Kunming. Yuck, some of you might think. Worth the experience I would say! For me,…

Baked chicken with marinade


If you are a chicken fan, then this recipe is a big yuummmmm and the color combination gives your lunch or dinner a big happiness factor :) I came up with this creation as I was thinking about some variety for baked chicken. The combo of garlic, orange and Chinese Szechuan pepper makes it a…

Hawaiin Salad (Pineapple Chicken)


Ingredients (for 2 people): 2 chicken breasts, cut into mouth big pieces 1/2 onion 1 lettuce head 2 carrots, peeled and grated 2 slices fresh pineapple, chopped in very thin slices 1 tomato 1/2 zucchini 1 green onion Seasoning: yellow curry powder, green curry paste, caribbean citrus seasoning blend, chili, salt, pepper Dressing: ginger balsamic…