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. Ready to be used for a quick Sunday breakfast roll or a delicious picnic bite. These spiced sweet potato pies…

rosti

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 or a good food processor will help a great deal. But even if your cauliflower cream turns out a little…

terrine

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 ‘meaty’ texture and contains a decent amount of protein. A perfect meat substitute. You can make it in a classic…

naan_chutney

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 it. Sometimes I make the breads as well and serve a green salad with it. Naturally you don’t need to…