Moroccan Lamb and Freekah

Ingredients: 1 lamb shoulder 500 g freekah (or your preferred grain/legume) 100 g prunes 2 tbsp cumin seeds 1 tbsp minced garlic 1 onion (or 1 fennel) 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper  2 cup vegetable stock (or lightly salted water) Salt and pepper 30cm Tangine Method: Turn the oven to 200C. Make a small cut in…

No-cheese cheesecake.

I needed a way to trick myself with a pseudo cheesecake. And here it is, my solution recipe. If you are allergic to dairy products like me, or lactose intolerant, I hope you will like this cake. The only warning I’d like to make is that this cake is best when served with a tea,…

Zucchini Sliders

When you have a nice steak, grilled fish or BBQ Chicken for dinner, or maybe even high protein Hemp Seed Falafel , then the next day it is not as exciting to warm up the left-overs. I have a solution for you, it is simple and yummy! All you need is a jar and medium-large…

Berries in Snow

After discovering Freekah wholegrain and starring with my Freekah Salad, my son presented me with Freekah flour. What a wonderful taste and colour! I think it will be really cool to create something with Pistachio, as they are of the very similar colour. This flour triggered my inspiration for the Berries in Snow cake just…

Hazelnut Cacao Log

This recipe is a good example of a creation that occurs first on your tongue and brain. Sometime you are  lucky to produce it with no hassle, but this one has taken a long time and many ingredients in order to get to something very close. Health benefits of raw cacao were researched in a…

Cabbage Fish Sliders

The idea of Sliders was originated in the USA. The protein ingredient is cooked with onions, and then is put into a roll.  It is like a mini burger only with less ingredients. I made this Slider using cabbage instead of the onion and fish instead of the meat patty. So yummy! Ingredients: Dough: 2…

Dates Caramel Slice

Dates Caramel Slice Dates are  delicious, and they have a caramel flavour when used in baking. If you are one of us who decided to exclude refined sugars from your diet and you still have traces of a sweet tooth, you should consider Dates, such a versatile sweetener. This fruit is very sweet but at…

Cured Salmon

Many people say that to maintain a healthy diet they cook Salmon every week. However, they say this gets too boring, and even crispy skin does not entertain them anymore. So, they then ask what I do with Salmon. My answer is that I stopped grilling, baking and frying Salmon years ago, because I now…

Vegan Gluten-Free Sour Dough Bread

With modern medicine capabilities, we can easily identify our food allergies and intolerance. Very common one is Gluten. However, by excluding gluten and wheat, on the supermarket shelves, we find gluten free substitutes which are very high in starch and don’t taste as good. This recipe below suggests an alternative bread that is healthy. Although…

Fresh Fig Pie

Figs belong to Mulberry family. Figs are one of the richest plant sources of a variety of vitamins and minerals, including vitamins A, B, C and K, also calcium and iron. So, the fig is a healthy and versatile ingredient. However, they are very delicate and it is difficult to store them. If you have…