Traditional Mediterranean Hummus Recipe

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I have been writing a recipe book for over a year now. Quite recently I realised that all the photos I took so far are way too small for a printed version. First I was upset about myself. Why didn’t … Continue reading

Muhammara Dip

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A roasted red pepper dip with walnuts, pistachio and pomegranate molasses from the Middle East. Sweet, sour, smoky and a little bit spicy. Ingredients (280 g): 2 red bell peppers 50 g raw walnuts, roughly chopped 20 g pistachios 2-3 … Continue reading

Lavender cinnamon semolina pudding with chocolate sauce

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Did you know that you can eat lavender? My godchild inspired me to this recipe. Prepared in less than 10 minutes. Love to surprise my hosts with it. Lavender has a distinctive taste with hints of mint and rosemary and … Continue reading

Burnout while travelling

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I was exhausted from travelling. Waterfalls, volcanos and mountains simply didn’t impress me anymore. I started to envy people who have their own place they can call home. I missed having my own kitchen with a well working blender and … Continue reading

Chickpeas in a roasted bell pepper coconut sauce

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Ingredients (4 people): 125 g dried chickpeas 3 large red bell peppers 1 middle-sized (200 g) sweet potato  1 TSP coconut oil 1 onion, diced 2-4 garlic, pressed 7 g squeezed ginger 1 TSP smoked paprika 1/4 TSP ground coriander seeds A pint of chilli powder salt, pepper 1 … Continue reading

Gallo Pinto (bean and rice) recipe

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Gallo Pinto is the national dish of Costa Rica. Most people here eat it especially for breakfast. You can find this dish also in other countries in Central America under a different name. In Nicaragua for example they use red … Continue reading