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Posts Tagged ‘ Vegetarian ’

Oven Baked Pumpkin with Coriander Seeds

Jan 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Recipes

A great side dish to accompany lamb or deer bus also served as a vegetarian dish I can recommend the oven baked pumpkin with coriander seeds. The Coriander and the Cayenne Pepper give the muskat pumpkin a lot of flavor. You can bake the pumpkin with the peel, that makes this recipe very time efficient. [...]


Dec 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Recipes

One can not imagine the Levant region without Falafel. The same goes for Egypt, Palesine and Lebanon. The Falafel is a classic snack or Mezze that is served in a flat bread or with salad. It is sold at little stands on the streets but also in Taverns. This vegetarian snack is versatile as it [...]

Bean, cellery, apple salad with hemp oil

May 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Recipes, Salads and Dressings

My colleagues from the Hüttenhilfe blog invited me to try their new organic hemp oil. They produced a great oil in a neat bottle. I like the nutty taste the hemp oil has. It goes well with fruity salads. Preparation time: 10 minutes difficulty: easy Ingredients: 1 can of tuna 1 can of beans – [...]

Chocolate pudding with Cayenne pepper

Apr 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Desserts and Sweets, Recipes

Easy and fast was the promise of Joumana in her blog and she was right. The pudding is one of the fastest desert I ever made and the the combination of sweet and spicy is delicious. Preparation time: 5 minutes difficulty: easy Ingredients for 6 servings: 2 cups of milk 1/2 cup of cream 2 [...]

Risotto with porcini secchi

Apr 14th, 2011 | By | Category: easy and fast, Recipes, Risotto

This risotto is one of the best “instant food” recipes ever. I always have some dried mushrooms – porcini secchi at home. It is very practical when you have unexpected visitors and want to offer them a delicious meal. It only takes 20 minutes to prepare and takes very few ingredients. Preparation time: 5 minute [...]

Tagliatelle alla Puttanesca

Apr 1st, 2011 | By | Category: easy and fast, Pasta & Gnocchi, Recipes

The Puttanesca sugo goes with all kinds of pasta. I had freshly made Tagliatelle at home so I tried this combination. I always make a classic Puttanesca sugo with anchovies, capers, olives and tomato sauce. A simple but delightful pasta dish. People are often afraid of using anchovies in cooking, but in this dish they [...]

Avgolemono Soup – Σούπα αυγολέμονο

Mar 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

I can´t think of anything more Greek than Avgolemono. Many dishes are cooked and served with this sauce of egg and lemon. You can also find it in the Turkish Youvalakia. I have prepared a soup from Avgolemono. A fresh and tasty soup that is creamy though light. Preparation time: 20 minutes difficulty: easy Ingredients: [...]

Fennel and cauliflwer baked with feta cheese

Mar 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Recipes, Salads and Dressings, Starters

Fennel and cauliflower baked is the ideal warm salad but you can also let it cool off or serve it slightly chilled. Feta cheese goes well with these veggies and it does not require much time to prepare. Preparation time: 25 minutes difficulty: easy Ingredients: 1 cauliflower 1 fennel bulb 2 cloves of garlic 1 [...]

Salad with apple and gomasio

Feb 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Recipes, Salads and Dressings

I did not know Gomasio until recently, now that I know it though I love using it on salads and pasta dishes. It is a seasoning known well in Asian cuisine that basically consists of sea salt and sesame. Preparation time: 10 minutes difficulty: easy Ingredients: green salad 1/2 apple 3 tbsp Aceto Balsamico 1 [...]

Pear Gorgonzola Risotto with Walnuts

Feb 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Recipes, Risotto

This risotto is similar to another Gorgonzola Risotto I have her on the blog. This one is featuring pear and walnuts as well as sage. I can only recommend this dish to cheese lovers! Preparation time: 5 minutes cooking time: 20 minutes difficulty: easy Ingredients: 2 cups of risotto rice 2 pears 1 white onion [...]