Beach tacos

As the name suggest there is nothing complicated in this recipe. We made it quick and easy on the beach of Fujairah. I got some of my favorite herbs and flavors in it. All you need is a hot BBQ, good friends and less than ten minutes to cook the tacos. INGREDIENTS 300 g lean…

Wild garlic and walnuts pesto

Using the fresh greens available on the market I made this green and easy pesto. You can really¬† unleash your fantasy when it comes to pesto recipe. This one is slightly garlicky and perfect for an afternoon munch on a nice sourdough bread. Or at least this is how we enjoyed it. INGREDIENTS one cup…

Coconut katsu curry

This dish has a lot to offer in terms of flavor and texture. It is a cheat version as I used ready made curry sauce. But it is great for a quick family dinner or even weekend lunch. Recipe inspired from: Jamie Oliver INGREDIENTS 2 chicken breasts 2 eggs 1 cup white flour 1 cup…

Lemon meringue pie

I am not a dessert person at all. I prefer my desserts rather zesty and not too sweet. I will choose a good cheesecake or lemon meringue pie over chocolate every day of the week. This is my first attempt in making this dessert and I wasn`t sure if the lemon curd will set or…

Lamb meatballs with pine nuts and cinnamon

This dish is simply bursting with flavors. It`s very Mediterranean, yet has this Arabic note from the cinnamon. it might be my new favorite summer dinner. INGREDIENTS (serve 2 adults and one hungry toddler) 450 g lamb mince 1/2 white onion handful fresh mint handful fresh parsley 3 tbsp pine nuts 1 tsp cinnamon salt…

Matcha pancakes cake

For a long time I was convinced that matcha is not my cup of tea. It was all about one terrible cheesecake we tried few years ago, that totally put me off. The taste was too intense almost seaweed like. Fast forward to couple of months ago we went to the new Japanese shop in…

White sourdough bread

Congratulations! If you are reading this article it probably means you already have sourdough starter ready to rock….I mean bake! If you are still a bit lost and don`t know where to start click here to read my step by step how to make your starter. The recipe I am presenting to you first is…

How to grow sourdough starter at home

I have recently discovered new passion- the sourdough bread. Sourdough bread is consider the ancient and even healthier way of bread making. It is fascinating to see how only three ingredients: flour, water and salt can create the best tasting bread ever! To make sourdough bread you do not use the commercial yeasts. Instead you…

Vegan mayo made with aquafaba

Aquafaba is this new vegan thing, that everyone is going crazy about. It is the water from the canned chickpeas, that if you beat long enough with a mixer it will turn into an airy and fluffy mix just like egg whites. It has no taste whatsoever and that is pretty amazing too. I decided…

Vegan beetroot burger

Eating more plant base meals is my aim for months now. I discovered a whole new world of very fragrant and colorful foods, that are usually much cheaper and easier to cook. The recipe today got me really excited to try as I had never had beets in a burger or even roasted. I regret…

Slow cooked beef with vegetables and red wine

Winter time calls for hearty stew with loads of gravy! This particular recipe is probably the easiest of all as it is cooked in slow cooker. All you need to do is cut your veggies into big pieces (to avoid turning them into mush), sear your beef (please don`t skip this step as you will…

Sloppy Joes with chicken and homemade slaw

Are you ready for a real treat? These sloppy Joes definitely are in my list of favorite recipes. With a little bit of preparation you can get them ready in under 30 minutes. INGREDIENTS (serve 4 burgers) 450 g minced chicken 4-5 sun dried tomatoes chopped 1 tbsp mustard 1 tbsp¬†¬†Worcestershire sauce 1/2 white onion…