Category Archives: Snacks

Fried Aubergine With Yoghurt Dressing – Sort of Guilt-free Pleasures

So apart from the gigantic cheese burger for lunch and Super Bowl pizza and beer on Sunday, that diet is still going… Sort of. (Yes, that was the same day.) This salad, if you can call it that, makes a … Continue reading

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Blue Cheese Biscuits – A Classic Showstopper for Any Occasion

I hope you’ve all now finished digesting your Christmas dinners and lunches and post-Christmas leftovers – I know I have, and now the shame kicks in. But just until I start my diet (yeah, right), here’s another party recipe that … Continue reading

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Holiday Fudge – Cheap, easy, pretty, delicious, or the perfect Christmas present

It’s pretty insane that Christmas is already over, isn’t it? I know this post might come just a little bit too late, but hey – there are distant relatives, Valentine’s day, post-Christmas friendly meet ups, and thousands of other excuses … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Break – Tomato and Mozzarella Re-interpreted

Hello, yes, I’m still alive – frankly just extremely busy trying to survive my MA course. I mean it is fun, but I feel lucky if I get to leave the flat at least once a week nowadays. But I’ve … Continue reading

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Milk Chocolate Brownies – For Loneliness and Sweet Teeth

I find brownies fascinating. When I was about six or seven years old, my kind-of-godmother (who was and is one of my childhood heroes of the kitchen along with my mother) got me and my brother an American cookbook for … Continue reading

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Chilli Beef Lettuce Wraps – Impressive!

I love Asian food. I love the taste, the fragrance, the texture, the versatility – I could honestly live on it. And by Asian food I do indeed mean everything from Indian to sushi. But I especially love it when … Continue reading

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Veggie Patties – Weekly Vegetable Portion, Done

For a while now I felt like I have ran out of inspiration in the kitchen. I mean, it has been chicken and potatoes for quite some time, and I started missing the challenge and the new in dinners. The … Continue reading

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Sweetcorn Fritters with Yoghurt Dip

This is probably one of the few vegetarian dishes that I truly adore. These little fritters are packed with sweetcorn to the extent where you can hardly taste the batter – and the thai twist on them, added by the … Continue reading

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Olive, pea and pepper frittata – no one told me frittatas were easy!

Seriously though, frittatas are scary… (Fritatta being the thick Spanish omelette that is just as good for breakfast as for dinner.) For the past week, my fridge contained the following: – 1 red pepper – half a can of black … Continue reading

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A salad for a cold day – Tuna salad with mustard dressing

When the heating disappears from your flat and you are sitting in 15 degrees, which is way below room temperature, well… you sleep in five layers and drink soup. Which is kind of what I did yesterday. But when the … Continue reading

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