Broccoli Celery Potage

Cream of broccoli was once one of my favorite soups. Nowadays we cook almost everything dairy-free, and so cream of broccoli soup has become only a distant memory. Until now! I tried out this soup a few weeks ago by chance and was surprised to find it tastes really quite good, even though it is totally free … Continue reading

Sweet potato & tofu patties with avocado sprout salad and basil salsa

When I went to our local supermarket to buy the ingredients for this dish, I overheard two girls in the line at the cash behind me saying: “Wow, that looks really healthy!”And yes, it is really healthy and on top of that it tastes delicious. We adapted this recipe from Jamie Oliver’s 30-Minute Meals, in … Continue reading

Beautiful Basil Salsa

Pre-made salsa is usually a sludgy puree with coriander & tomato as its dominant taste. And, as is often the case, a homemade version tends to be far superior, in both taste and look. This is a beautiful basil salsa. It relies more on the taste of red and yellow pepper, than tomato. And the basil acts … Continue reading

Avocado sprout salad

This unusual side salad is really simple to throw together and takes the place of a traditional guacamole on any plate. The spicy/bitter taste of the garden cress and the sweet mint is a great addition to this mix. Be careful to get the right texture, though. You want the avocado pieces softened but still … Continue reading

Sun-dried Tomato Goat Cheese Tart

Since we had some extra sun-dried tomatoes lying around (left-over from our infused vodka experiment) and some pre-made phyllo dough in our fridge, we decided to put this little tart together. The results were definitely a lovely afternoon treat. Phyllo dough (also spelled “filo”) is a favorite in our house. We always use the pre-made … Continue reading

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