Toad in the hole

Toad in the hole is a Biritsh classic. I was told how to make it by my husband and I love it ever since. it`s a good comforting dish, that he usually drowns in gravy and HP sauce. I personally love it with a pint of Guinness 🙂 Ingredients: 120g white flour 4 large eggs…

Beans and chorizo stew with mint and smoked paprika

I hope you will try this recipe as it is a total winner. I know is summer and this is not exactly a light meal, but cravings are stronger than me. So many things going on and all the flavors mix beautifully. This stew is hearty and smells of home. You will also love the fact that…

Lazy pizzas with chorizo, bacon, asparagus and truffle glaze

This is a call to everyone who wants to serve hot, quick and yet sophisticated pizza. There is no dough making, or preparation. I used one of my favorite ingredients, without counting the calories. There was enough meat for him, and veggies and truffles for me. I made 10 mini pizzas and four of them kept…

Stuffed bell peppers with rice, beef mince, chorizo, raisins and pine nuts

Last week I participated on SIAL Exhibition in Abu Dhabi. The event gathered together hundreds of food companies including representatives of the local health authorities. Since Dubai lacks of fresh and local fruits and veggies I was surprised to discover a whole stand from a local farm. They claimed all their products are organic and…

Barbecue ribs with potatoes and herbs

Before you decide that I am a vegetarian here it is a recipe for barbecue ribs. Fresh salads and vegetables is the main part of my daily meals, but I will never say no to a good roast beef or barbecue ribs. I bake the ribs into a oven, but if I was living in…

Home made pate with sage butter

Home made pate is not a challenge to make. Last nigh I cooked pate from chicken livers. It was easy, delicious and it is perfect to spread it on a toast of rustic bread. Ingredients: – 500 g chicken livers – 150 g unsalted butter – 3 sage leafs – salt and pepper for seasoning…