Category Archives: Starters & Appetizers

Gobi manchurian recipe

Crispy fried cauliflower florets are stir fried with manchurian sauce. A vegetarian appetizer.

Veg manchurian recipe

Crisp fried vegetables balls are stir fry with Manchurian sauce. It can be prepared as a dry and gravy version. Serve with fried rice and noodles.

Chicken kebab recipe

Chicken kebab recipe with mozzarella cheese. Boneless chicken cubes are marinated with tandoori masala and mozzarella cheese and baked till crisp and juicy. A keto friendly chicken kebab recipe you can make.

Tandoori chicken

One of the most popular dish tandoori chicken prepared by marinating chicken with yoghurt based tandoori masala and grilled over charcoal tandoor or oven till crisp succulent and juicy.

fresh fish carpaccio

resh fig carpaccio with chopped bacon and walnuts, topped with crumbled feta is a French style starter, perfect for the transition from summer to autumn.

delicious summer smoked mackerel salad

This delicious summer smoked mackerel salad was the starter for the Easter menu. The summerly weather was perfect for this refreshing starter. It is a combination of smoked mackerel with apples. I brought them to taste with pickles, capers, lemon juice and mayonnaise.

Dates filled with goat cheese and walnuts

Dates filled with goat cheese and walnuts is an appetizer I made last weekend when we celebrated some birthdays in the family. Three simple ingredients, in an easy combination, not more, not less. That’s all you need to make everybody happy.

yummy snack with gingerbread apple and wild p t

I like to be surprised by a recipe, and this one surely does: three ingredients with a totally different background that you would use for totally different occasions. But together they make a surprising combination that works very well. A perfect match for surprising recipes.

celery snack with roquefort and walnut

I like surprising combinations, and celery with roquefort was a very intriguing match I had to try out. Instead of walnuts you can also use pecans, depending on what you like and what is available. I mixed the roquefort with skyr to create the right consistency. Skyr is an Icelandic product, somewhere between yoghurt and […]

smoked salmon blinis with an apple sour cream topping

Smoked salmon blinis with an apple sour cream topping is a rehearsal for a starter for the Christmas menu. I saw this recipe on the website of the Flemish television cook Jeroen Meus. Almost immediately I decided to give it a try. His creations are always very easy and tasty, so that everyone can make […]

Grilled Calamari Salad Recipe with Rocket Leaves

Salad lovers, you are in for a healthy tasty treat with these succulent Grilled Calamari on a bed of aromatic greens! Using the scoring method, the fresh squids curled up into pretty treats waiting to be devoured.

Wild Rocket Salad with Parma Ham and Wasabi Prawns

The crispy prawn heads in this Wild Rocket Salad with Wasabi Prawns and Parma Ham will make your guests yearning for more! This recipe gives you an idea what to do with those leftover prawn heads other than using them for making stocks.

Vegetarian Easter Pie

Vegetarian Easter Pie or Torta Pasqualina is an Italian pie made with puff pastry, ricotta, vegetables, and eggs. Excellent as an appetizer

SUNSHINE CHICKEN KEBAB

Sunshine Chicken Kebab (Kabab) is a perfect dish for welcoming spring. Typically chicken kebab is not something you can make very quickly, however I wanted to try out a simple and quick recipe. You can make this Sunshine Chicken Kebab in less than 30 mins without compromising any taste. If you look out the list […]

Poutine Bites

A sort of deconstruction of the Canadian comfort dish poutine, these Poutine Bites, with cheese, bacon and broccoli, combine the best flavors that go with potatoes, all on a skewer. The dip is caramelized onions.

Two Bite Potato Salad Cups

Light, vegan potato salad with a secret ingredient (grapes!) served in baby bok choy cups. Ingredients Potatoes Peppers Scallions Cornichons Grapes Cilantro Olive oil Rice vinegar Dijon Get the recipe

Succulent Pan Seared Hokkaido Scallops Salad

This simple and colourful refreshing salad features plumpy seared scallops on a bed of greens with cherry tomatoes, chopped eggs and grated Parmesan cheese. Definitely a teaser to the palate!

Kachhe Kele Ke Kebab Recipe-Gluten Free Raw Banana Fritters

Kachhe Kele Ke Kebab Recipe is a delicious appetizer or snack made with raw banana and Bengal Gram Dal, it is gluten free too. These plantain fritters has mouth melting texture like the famed Lucknowi galouti kebabs and the teaspoon of garam masala provide the much required earthy flavor to the Kachhe Kele ke Kebab.

Raspberry Brie Appetizer

A warm raspberry brie is delicious and beautiful! It makes a lovely rustic display for a large group or intimate date. Pair it with your favorite crackers!