Recipes

Chocolate Cherry Protein Smoothie

Chocolate Cherry Protein Smoothie

Usually most of the protein powders you buy taste artificial, don’t you agree? Thus, I prefer to flavour my protein shakes myself. One of my favourite is, of course, Chocolate Cherry Protein Smoothie. The combination of rich and earthy organic cocoa and ...

Matcha and Coconut Vegan Protein Balls

Matcha and Coconut Vegan Protein Balls

Matcha green tea is not only a fancy trendy drink but also a great cooking ingredient. It gives your dish an unusually rich flavor as well as wonderful green colour. Try these Matcha and Coconut Vegan Protein Balls to see for ...

Easy Chocolate and Oats Protein Bars

Easy Chocolate and Oats Protein Bars

If you love chocolate and want to add more proteins into your diet, then this recipe is just perfect for you! Easy Chocolate and Oats Protein Bars are delicious, easy and rich in all kind of good stuff. I cannot imagine a ...

Homemade Coconut Milk

Homemade Coconut Milk

This Homemade Coconut Milk recipe is perfect whether you are making coconut milk for cooking or as a cow’s milk alternative. The difference is just in proportions of coconut to water. I use less water for more creamy and rich coconut milk, ...

Scones with Berries and Clotted Cream

Scones with Berries and Clotted Cream

What could be more English than a good old scone? Can anyone imagine a cream tea without some Scones with Berries and Clotted Cream? I can’t so I had to find a perfect recipe to make them at home. “How to Bake” ...

Mint and Coriander Sauce

Mint and Coriander Sauce

In my opinion this Mint and coriander Sauce is essential at your BBQ party. Period. It is summery, fresh and aromatic – what else can you ask for? If you have that “special” relationship with coriander that it doesn’t go anywhere ...

Perfect Crostini Three Ways

Perfect Crostini Three Ways

So many times, when I was invited to an event or house party I noticed that food is very much... well… neglected. Mostly this is due to the food being ready-made, microwaved and/or lacking any imagination. Many people are terrified of ...

Smoky and Creamy Baba Ghanoush

Smoky and Creamy Baba Ghanoush

Smoky and Creamy Baba Ghanoush is probably my favourite aubergine dish. Straight away these flavours are taking me to the Middle East. Although, unfortunately I never been there - baba ghanoush is how I imagine it to taste! So let’s get ...

Middle Eastern Cucumber and Bulgur Salad

Middle Eastern Cucumber and Bulgur Salad

There is something magnificent in cucumber and mint combination. It is often used in Middle-Eastern cooking. It not only tastes good; it does work perfectly with other ingredients of the dish like bulgur. It brings that nice freshness and cooling sense. Try this ...

Cucumber and Mint Flavoured Water

Cucumber and Mint Flavoured Water

Summer is almost here and we need to keep on top of our wellbeing. Very crucial part of it is to stay hydrated. My problem is that I do not really like just plain water. Juices and soft drinks contain huge ...

Vegan Napa Cabbage Kimchi

Vegan Napa Cabbage Kimchi

Kimchi is a traditional Korean side dish made out of salted and fermented vegetables, mainly the Napa cabbage, carrots and daikon. It has got a very strong garlicky smell and for that reason some people (especially in western world) don’t like it. I ...

Brie Pear and Walnut Bites

Brie Pear and Walnut Bites

Brie, pear and walnut is a very classical combination. A drizzle of honey makes it even better! But when you put all that on a slice of freshly baked French baguette – it’s heavenly delicious! Pour yourself a glass of white and ...

Simple Pickled Radish

Simple Pickled Radish

Growing up I saw my grandma pickling a lot of stuff – gherkins, mushrooms, tomatoes. onions, garlic. So I had quite a good idea on how to make the standard pickling liquid or for instance, importance of sterilising the jars. I never, ...

Avocado Strawberry and Balsamic Vinegar Toast

Avocado Strawberry and Balsamic Vinegar Toast

What do you put on your toast? Cheese – everyone does it. Avocado – we’ve seen it all over the Instagram, Marmite – classy but still predictable. How about Avocado Strawberry and Balsamic Vinegar Toast? Sounds like an odd combination but it works so well ...

Asian Style Rainbow Chard Wraps

Asian Style Rainbow Chard Wraps

I will be totally honest with you right now, I never liked raw carrots or cabbage in my salads. To me these vegetables are too tough when uncooked. However, I changed my opinion recently when I tried these Asian Style Rainbow Chard ...

Artichoke and Spinach Crostini

Artichoke and Spinach Crostini

Artichokes are one of those scary “I-don’t-know-where-to-start” vegetables. I must confess, I never cooked an artichoke from scratch. Maybe one day when I will be brave enough with tones of free time, I will. But for now the tined artichokes will ...

Simple Homemade Creamy Cashew Milk

Simple Homemade Creamy Cashew Milk

I love Almond milk but sometimes you are looking for something a bit creamier. Here comes Simple Homemade Creamy Cashew Milk. The texture of this plant based milk is thicker and creamier then almond or soy milk. It is perfect with coffee or ...

Dutch Baby with Lemon Curd

Dutch Baby with Lemon Curd

Dutch baby is one big pancake baked in the oven, served in a pan and actually not Dutch at all. In fact, it is German and a very popular dish in America. I love it’s unusual for a pancake texture – ...

Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

Since I was a child we always dyed our Easter eggs with natural household ingredients. It was my favourite part of the celebration, chance to get a bit messy and creative. We mainly used onion skins for a bright copper ...

Unsweetened Homemade Almond Milk From Scratch

Unsweetened Homemade Almond Milk From Scratch

Recently I decided to cut the amount of cow’s milk I consume. There are a lot of alternatives – cashew mill, soy milk, rice milk. I decided to stick to classic almond milk. The first decision I made was that I will ...

Spirulina and Chia Seed Pudding Yogurt

Spirulina and Chia Seed Pudding Yogurt

Super-foods are becoming more and more super-popular now. Thus I decided to try some of them which include Spirulina, Matcha and Baobab powders.  Spirulina and Chia Seed Pudding Yogurt recipe is dedicated to most unusual of them – Spirulina. Technically dried biomass of cyanobacteria ...

Squash Parsnip and Fennel Soup

Squash Parsnip and Fennel Soup

Sometimes I feel like soups are underestimated. Usually the first thing to come to mind is Tomato Soup and Leak and Potatoes. Oh and they all are pureed. Thus here is Squash Parsnip and Fennel Soup. You will get all that important ...

Roasted Peppers, Avocado, Fried Egg and Hummus Sandwich

Roasted Peppers, Avocado, Fried Egg and Hummus Sandwich

Do you know how to make your ordinary morning toast and fried egg more exciting? I was thinking about breakfast/brunch alternatives and came out with Roasted Peppers, Avocado, Fried Egg and Hummus Sandwich. It is a perfect nutritious combination to fill you ...

Red Velvet Dessert with Cream Cheese and Hibiscus Jelly

Red Velvet Dessert with Cream Cheese and Hibiscus Jelly

Red velvet is probably one of my favourite cakes. I love the texture and deep colour of the sponge. I tried to find some information on how and where this cake originated but only found a couple of urban legends ...

St. Patrick’s Peas and Pisco Cocktail with Aloe Vera

St. Patrick’s Peas and Pisco Cocktail with Aloe Vera

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Let’s celebrate with a boozy drink, of course! Yes! It is green, obviously… And No! it is not with shamrock/clover… As much as I wish I could make one with this traditional Irish plant, I don’t think ...

Vegan Brown Rice Buddha Bowl

Vegan Brown Rice Buddha Bowl

You probably have already noticed a #Buddhabowl all over social medias. Basically it is a bowl of grains, fresh or cooked vegetables some toppings and a dressing. A really good healthy and balanced dish. So here is my variation of this ...

Best Ever Easter Carrot Cake with Pineapples and Cream Cheese Frosting

Best Ever Easter Carrot Cake with Pineapples and Cream Cheese Frosting

Impress your friends with the Best Ever Easter Carrot Cake with Pineapples and Cream Cheese Frosting. Put some smiles on their faces with cute decorations and stunning presentation.  You might think it looks like a lot of work, but it is ...

Vegan Blini with Avocado Hummus

Vegan Blini with Avocado Hummus

This is maybe not quite a straight forward recipe but it is worth every step as a final result is pretty impressive. These Vegan Blini with Avocado Hummus are perfect canapés for your party or as a light starter before ...

French Crepes with Citrus Fruits in Caramel Syrup

French Crepes with Citrus Fruits in Caramel Syrup

This recipe is dedicated to the legendary Julia Child, who brought classic French cooking to the American public and certainty is my role model. French Crepe with Citrus Fruits in Caramel Sauce is my take on her classic Crepes Suzette. It ...

American Style Pancakes with Blueberries

American Style Pancakes with Blueberries

Here are famous American style pancakes with blueberries. Just like you’ll expect them to be in a traditional dinner with maple syrup or any other topping of your choice. Brings a lot of memories from my trip to NYC, oh and ...