Greek salad

  Γεια σας, τι κάνεις, εδώ είναι μια νόστιμη ελληνική συνταγή σαλάτας Quick and healthy salad Over the years I have encountered Greek salad on quite a few menus. A simple salad consisting primarily of tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, peppers, olives, feta cheese and oregano. Sometimes I also had it served with lettuce, but not when I…

Breakfast or dinner? Low carb tosilog

Low carb dish inspired by the Filipino breakfast Tosilog. garlic fried cauliflower rice, tomatoes drizzled with hot and spicy cane vinegar, tocino marinated pork chop, fried egg, marinade with extra soy sauce and hot and spicy vinegar reduced to a sauce, sautéed bok choi topped with fried shredded sweet potato an onion rings. I wanted…

Seafood burger with wakame.

Seafood burgers with a taste of the East, a little salt, a little hot, slightly sweet and slightly tart. – I got hold of fresh uncooked shrimps that was caught just hours before I purchased them. I wanted to make something with them othar than cook them whole in a dish. With teens in the house burgers are…

Mussles in coconut milk, Ginataang tahong

I was visiting my mum and she made Ginataang Tahong or Mussels cooked in Coconut Milk for dinner, this dish is a common Filipino dish. I understand that mussels are abundant and cheap in coastal areas so a dish like this is a regular feature on the dining table. I usually eat mussels with bread or fries, but since…

Bean and iberico pork sausage soup

Sometimes I want something simple and easy, and looking through the fridge and pantry I found some Iberico ham sausage and a few boxes of beans and lentils. You can use any kind of meat to make this soup, it is what you use that will flavour the soup. Ingredients for the soup 1 box brown…

Pasta salmone affumicato

Me: What do you want for dinner? Son1: Pasta carbonara. Me: It is Friday and I thought maybe something with fish. Son2: Why do you ask then? Me: What about Salmonara? Children: Seriously mum Salmonara, and is that even a real dish. Yes I agree with them, the name was kind of dorky, but it tastes wonderful…

Monkey bread, pull a part buns

Pillsburys Classic monkey bread is a sweet pull apart bread made with biscuit dough baked in a bundt pan. I was making sweet buns and wanted to do it a little different and thought why not make monkey bread. Monkey bread is a giant cinnamon roll, slathered with a sweet glaze, I did not glaze my…

Cooking dinner in the dishwasher

Slow cooking food has become very popular and specially sous vide, a method of cooking in which food is sealed in airtight plastic bags then placed in a water bath or in a temperature-controlled environment for longer than normal cooking times. I have learnt that a dishwasher also keep a steady temperature and we know that we can choose the…

Light and airy chinese fold-over buns

Steamed buns is a snack that I have grown up with, my dad used to make siopao a Filipino version of the chinese buns. These fold-over buns is something that I have gotten to know in the recent years, quite an ingenious way to make them, this way you can fill them with what you want to put in…

Salmon with spinach, mushrooms and pistachio nuts

Salmon with spinach, mushrooms and pistachios, a simple dish with simple tastes, but oh so yummy. Ingredients for 4 800-1000 g salmon fillet 500 g fresh spinach 1 chopped onion 150 ml pistachio nuts 250 g mushrooms 100 g butter salt and pepper to taste See further down for a little Asian twist. Begin by boiling potatoes or rice….

Spinach soup with egg and bacon

Son: What are you making? Me: Spinach Soup Son making a grimace as an answer Me: If you want to become big and strong like Popeye you have to eat spinach. Son: Mom, you know that he is a cartoon character, right. My sons have grown big and strong and eaten their spinach, and I probably should talk to…

Fusilli with hashed fish, nuts and mushrooms

When it comes to seafood I often use my favorite combinations of ingredients butter, garlic and lemon. Yes it is simple but yet so tasty. In this dish I have added nuts and mushrooms with the three ingredients. This dish is quick to make, it does not take longer than it takes you to cook the…