Sweet Potato Pies

Sweet Potato Pies

Puff pastry is one of those things that I will never make from scratch. I just simply don’t have the patience. And since there are so many healthier puff pastries on the market these days, I don’t mind buying them. I usually have a few packs of vegan whole wheat puff pastry in my freezer.…
Potato rosti sandwiches with a cauliflower cream filling

Potato rosti sandwiches with a cauliflower cream filling

Considering the simplicity of the ingredients I believe this little side dish looks quite impressive. When I serve this to my kids they think we are celebrating and they get to eat something ‘naughty’ for dinner. Not realizing they’re having potatoes and cauliflower. It’s not that complicated to make either. A good high speed blender…
Mushroom and lentils terrine with cranberry sauce

Mushroom and lentils terrine with cranberry sauce

  Many times I find my friends struggle when it comes to meat free Christmas options. Somehow it seems more difficult during the festive season to come up with vegetarian dishes. I think it’s quite appropriate though to consider some precious animal lives. Especially when getting into the Christmas spirit. This little appetizer has a…
Sweet potato chutney with homemade naan bread

Sweet potato chutney with homemade naan bread

This is a very versatile recipe. Serve it as a hearty snack when you have friends over for drinks or pack it for lunch. Great for late summer picnics and barbeques and of course you can have it for dinner as well. Sometimes I just make the chutney and top a bowl of rice with…
Aubergine (egg plant) and mango rice paper rolls

Aubergine (egg plant) and mango rice paper rolls

This recipe was inspired by Yotam Ottolenghi’s soba noodles recipe with aubergines and mango. I absolutely adore his book ‘Plenty’ and this dish is one of my favourites. At one time I wrapped the delicious sweet and sour fruit and veg filling into some rice paper sheets and the result was unsurprisingly awesome. It’s a…