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Halloumi stir-fry (vegetarian)

Last year, I went vegetarian for a month, which resulted in quite a few creative recipes. So this year, I decided to do the same, and the first new dish I made was this delicious… Continue reading

Fajitas, Swindian style

One of my biggest problem with fajitas (and in life) is that I don’t like tomatoes. I wish I did, I really do, because it would make life a lot easier. However, it… Continue reading

Tattie soup with bits o’ bacon

I have never made or eaten potato soup before. But when I found myself with lots of leftover potatoes (why do they always sell them in such big bags??), the thought suddenly popped… Continue reading

Quinoa salad with mackerel, halloumi, avocado and walnuts

Happy New Year everyone! Like most others, my goal for 2014 (or at least January) is to eat more healthy food. But I will never, ever compromise on taste and these January recipes… Continue reading

Poha (flattened rice with vegetables)

In plain and simple terms, poha is just flattened rice. It is then mixed up and fried with various vegetables to create a very light dish, which is usually eaten for breakfast. You… Continue reading

Slow-cooked boeuf bourguignon

This is one of my masterpieces. Like many dinners previously, it was borne out of one ingredient that was found in the freezer. In this case, it was some diced cubes of beef.… Continue reading

Warming pumpkin, coconut and ginger soup

Last week, I spotted the first pumpkin of the season, which made me remember a dish from years past. It is similar to the sweet potato soup I made recently, but more nuanced… Continue reading

Guest post: Colourful potato salad with home-made mayonnaise

My father always told me that in order to judge how healthy your plate is, all you have to do is count the colours. Based on that, this dish is a big winner,… Continue reading

Guest Post: Spicy Chicken-Halloumi Tortilla Wraps

Last night, I was ordered to stay out of the kitchen and let somebody else take over. In all honesty, I was a bit hesitant about this, but I was given no choice!… Continue reading

Chicken egg drop soup (with green bean noodles)

You know when you spend all day thinking about what you’re going to cook for dinner, only to get home and realise that your planning was futile? This happened to me today, when… Continue reading

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