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.
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 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.
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.
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 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 […]
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.
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 or Torta Pasqualina is an Italian pie made with puff pastry, ricotta, vegetables, and eggs. Excellent as an appetizer
This Festive Thai Style Abalone Salad sitting on a bed of crunchy Italian Baby Spinach, is so tasty with the sweet and spicy dressing, definitely a must-try especially for the novice cooks! Best part, only 4 ingredients needed!
Trust me, this is a no-brainer recipe so you do not need to be a professional cook to dish out a 5-star restaurant recipe! So let’s get started, shall we?
This sourish pesto appetizer, using a mix of mushrooms and cherry tomatoes, is so easy to prepare and is definitely for the novice cooks!
Since the Lunar New Year is also known as the Chinese Spring Festival, I decided to make a Yu Sheng with the Spring ( 春 ) character, representing the joyous season.
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 […]
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.
Easy Pizza Skewers (Pizza Kebabs)
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
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 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.
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!
These lovely cucumber cups make a gorgeous presentation for your appetizer display. Wow your dinner guests with a quick, easy and healthy appetizer.
A very simple recipe for the novice cooks. Can you smell the truffle oil?
These Freshly Bread Bites are perfect for those little fussy eaters. Rich in Protein, Fresh Bake makes it healthy and cute little icey Micey Shapes makes them looks Cute too.. :) Perfect for kid”s tiffin ideas, Small Parties and picnics too..:)
Guest arriving in a short notice can panic anyone in the kitchen. Today the same happened with me too. I just had around 40 mins in hand to make the entire lunch. Somehow managed to complete the whole course but some where found something lacking in the spread. Something that can be served both as […]
Delicious Italian flatbreads filled with fresh Caprese salad… Easy to make and perfect for this season!