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Posts Tagged ‘ easy and fast ’

Tagliatelle with vegetable-cheese sauce

Sep 9th, 2010 | By | Category: easy and fast, Pasta & Gnocchi, Recipes

I am not a big fan of excessive use of cream with my pasta sauce. A little cream is okay though. Also vegetables in combination with cheese are one of my favorites. With the use of vegetables in this sauce you can be creative. I used what ever I had at home. preparation time: 20 [...]

Tortilla Española, Spanish Tortilla – or also Tortilla de patatas

Sep 7th, 2010 | By | Category: easy and fast, Recipes

A classic dish of the Spanish cuisine is the Tortilla. It does not require much time an needs just very few ingredients. I like the flavor of fried potatoes and onions in combination with eggs. The Spanish like using lots of oil to fry this dish, I personally prefer to use a non stick pan [...]

Greek yogurt with fruits

Sep 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Breakfast, Recipes

Before the summer ends I want to post my favorite breakfast. Greek yogurt with fruits is something I can always eat. On Sundays this is what I usually prepare in the morning. I like using Olympos yogurt. It just tastes better than Total. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up [...]

Apricot chicken

Sep 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Meat and Poultry, Recipes

This is a recipe from my mother in law. She promised me that the chicken would be easy to prepare and taste delicious. I gave it a try and must say considering the fact that the recipe uses ready made products it is truly delicious. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz [...]


Sep 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

This soup is from Cordoba, Spain and has a great similarity with Gazpacho. It is reduced to a few ingredients and contains no cucumber. Salmorejo is also much thicker than the Gazpacho because it contains more bread. A great and intense tomato taste! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up [...]

Lentil salad with red peppers and baked onions

Aug 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Salads and Dressings

Lentils are one of my favorite ingredients. I like eating them in warm meals as much as in salads. This salad is reduced to a few tasty ingredients. Peppers and onions develop their aroma while baking in the oven. They are being combined with lentils and a light lemon and cumin dressing. Bookmark on Delicious [...]

Iced vegetable soup

Aug 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

Ideal for summer weather is this cold version of a vegetable soup. It is an alternative to Gazpacho, which I have written about quite a lot this summer. The iced vegetable soup can be done with a variety of vegetables, this version however is prepared with rocked salad, which gives it a spicy touch. Preparation: [...]

Chicken breast in Sherry and Raisins sauce

Jun 13th, 2010 | By | Category: easy and fast, Meat and Poultry, Recipes

The trick to prepare this dish in under 15 minutes is how to treat the chicken breast. I slice the chicken breast, fold it open and then flatten it. This reduces the frying time to a few minutes and keeps the meat juicy. The sauce is easy to make. It is the first one in [...]

Hummus with beetroot

Jun 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Dips, Recipes

Hummus? Again chick peas? Yes, but again a new version. This time I have mixed some of my favorite ingredients to a mezze or dip. Beet root, chickpeas, garlic and Tahini. The result is a Hummus with beet root which dies not only have a great color but also a fantastic taste. The hummus gets [...]

Crusty flatbread

Mar 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Bread and Baking, Recipes

Not only Mark Bittmans “the minimalist” is featuring this recipe, but also one of my favourite cooking magazines Lust auf Genuss. At “the minimalist” they are called Matzo, in the magazine simply Flatbread. The crusty little breads go great with some wine or dips but as well with soup. they store easily and are perfect [...]