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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 cooking for large numbers of people or thinking it is very time consuming. But let’s face ...

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 some aubergines ready and plunge into One Thousand and One Nights fairy-tale! Prep time:Cooking time:Serves: 15 minutes25 ...

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 that I can’t have enough of it. Fresh, fruity and vibrant it not only tastes ...

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 Wraps. In this recipe it just works. And the best thing is - it is ...

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 do. One of my favourite and, in fact, quickest dishes with artichokes is petit Artichoke and Spinach ...

Warm Grilled Halloumi Salad

Halloumi is one of my favourite cheeses. It is so versatile and you can make so many different things with it, like marinate it, deep-fry it or grill it. It is perfect for Vegetarian BBQ parties to accompany your vegetable kebabs. But if there is no BBQ party happening any time soon, treat yourself to this ...