Exotic summer salad


Summer is on and we are enjoying it at full throttle. Sitting on the terrace for a late dinner while there is still light out there feels so good. Because I want to enjoy the long days as much as I can, I tend to make quick meals in the summer. Last week, I ended…

Lazy Sunday night dinner


It’s dinner time! Today I had a lazy but beautiful Sunday with great weather outside. After a nice brunch we went outside for a long walk and for dinner I didn’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen, so I came up with this little creation: Sauted carrots and aragula salad with soy…

Vegan style egg salad


This recipe is quite special as you will see: It’s an ‘egg’ style Vegan salad, in other words a salad that tastes like egg salad but is made without eggs :) I have not turned into a vegan but I went to an eco fair this weekend, where I saw Björn Moschinski, the owner and…

Kraut salad with red beet


The BBQ season is on and a salad always makes a good side dish. I tried to find a substitute for green leaves as most salads will be green in a way and made this red creation for you: Ingredients (serves 2-3): 1/2 cabbage head (white cabbage) 1/2 onion 1 apple (peeled) 2 red beets…

Salmon with blinis pancakes


Blinis are small pancakes and I find them very delicious with salmon. Especially in hot summer weather blinis make a very good meal. In France, you can buy them in the supermarket but home-made tastes always better, of course. You can also make a sweet variation with cinnamon, apples and sirup. Ingredients: 1 pack smoked…

Tabouleh


Tabouleh is a kind of salad made from Couscous. Couscous is made from wheat. Its structure is a little bit like that of grits. Tabouleh is a typical North African/Arabic dish. What I particularly like about it is that it’s a light and tasty dish. Give it a try! Oh, and if you are wondering…

A propos: Salad dressing and croutons


A plain green salad can be a little boring. To make it a more tasty affair, a nice dressing and croutons are your essentials (home-made, of course!). Basic salad dressing Ingredients 5 table spoons of olive oil (the better the oil quality, the tastier your dressing, brand example: Bertolli) 3 table spoons of vinegar (my…

Tex Mex Salad


Ingredients: 1-2 cans Kidney beans 1 can corn 2-3 tomatoes, diced 1 bell pepper (green or red), diced 1 small red onion, diced 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1 table spoon piri piri or tabasco chili powder vinegar (red wine vinegar, cider or white vinegar), olive oil Preparation: Mix all ingredients in a large salad…

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…