Recipes · Salads · Side dish · Vegan · Vegetarian

Lovely Quinoa Salad

I came up with this little beauty in a time of need. I NEEDED Tabouleh. Now, not later. The problem was that I had no tomatoes. Or cucumbers. My Bulgar jar was on the low side too. I wasn't looking good for the Tabouleh, I can tell you that. Happily, I did possess the necessary… Continue reading Lovely Quinoa Salad

Babies · Recipes · Salads · Side dish · Thoughts · Vegetarian

Daily minutes and cucumber salad

This Friday morning I woke up determined to get back in the saddle. Four weeks of utter chaos (aka "vacation") left me yearning for some good old routine. The queen of toddlers is back on track, in daycare and away from indulgent grand parents influence, my husband is back at work. Now its up to baby Tom and me… Continue reading Daily minutes and cucumber salad

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On bravery and meatloaf (and broccoli mashed potatoes)

  Yesterday we went sliding. On the snow. Downhill. Now, for many of you this may sound like a perfectly normal weekend family activity for a cold December morning. Many of you, I presume, were also born with skates attached to your feet. I, on the other hand, prefer my ground nice and solid. Maybe… Continue reading On bravery and meatloaf (and broccoli mashed potatoes)

Bread · Breakfast and Brunch · Recipes · Side dish · starters dips and snacks · Vegetarian · Whole wheat

Whole wheat Cheddar Biscuits

This recipe originates from Chef Michael Smith's popular TV show "chef at home". I was watching the chef do his magic while my Hungarian stew  slowly simmered and immediately decided that these biscuits would make an excellent side dish (not to mention so much quicker to make then the original loaf of bread I had in mind). Of course, I couldn't help… Continue reading Whole wheat Cheddar Biscuits