Lamb Tagine with Prunes

Tagines, the hallmark of Moroccan Cuisine are delicious slow-cooked stews made using an array of ingredients. The word Tagine has dual meanings. Tagines are conical earthenware vessels and the stews cooked in them are also called Tagines. Steam collects in the cone of the Tagine pot as the food cooks, condenses back over its contents,…

Almond M’hencha

Before I say anything about this recipe I want to go ahead and let you all know; this was the most delicious dessert I have ever made. Most of you know by now, I do not have a sweet tooth and making desserts is more of a chore, a labour with no fruit, because I…

Mie Goreng

Anyone who has been to Indonesia is familiar with Mie Goreng, a famous noodle street food. Mie Goreng literally means ‘fried noodles’ and as the name suggests egg noodles are stir fried in a sticky sweet and salty sauce with chicken, prawns, and vegetables. The best part of this dish are ‘egg ribbons’ made by…

Cantuccini (Italian Almond Biscuits)

Cantuccini are crunchy biscuits from Tuscany with almonds. Biscuits, known as Biscotti in Italy, come in several shapes and sizes with each region having its own speciality. Local regional produce is often incorporated into the biscuits, that is why most biscotti in the South feature pistachios and those in in the north are studded with…

Peach & Cherry Puff Pastry Pie

Fresh cherries and impeccably sweet peaches blend together beautifully in this stunning seasonal pie. This combination is a true match made in heaven, making this delightful pie the perfect way to celebrate summer’s stone fruits. When summer fruits are in full bloom it is time to get baking. If you have two tiny tots like…

Brazilian Fish Stew (Moqueca)

I have been trying to add more seafood to our diet and am therefore on the lookout for recipes that are simple to make yet filling. Before I even made this Brazilian Fish Stew, I knew it was a keeper because the ingredient list spelled flavour, and if you know me you know I love…

Chicken Shawarma

This Chicken Shawarma recipe consists of succulent, immensely flavourful chicken, wrapped in flatbreads with a creamy garlic-tahini yogurt sauce. Shawarmas are popular street food in Middle Eastern countries and are equally loved in Pakistan. If dinner was something I did not like, Shawarmas were my saviour. I do not believe I need to explain what…

Creamy Tuscan Chicken Pasta

Creamy Tuscan Chicken Pasta has the most delicious creamy, tangy sauce with spinach and sun-dried tomatoes. Even though this recipe uses a few simple ingredients, the result is restaurant quality delicious. Packed with Mediterranean flavours – sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, baby spinach and Parmesan, this one pot pasta is super quick and easy to make. I…

Peach Raspberry Lemonade

I took my kids out to the park today and could not help but feel thankful for clear blue skies, green trees, and the warm summer breeze. Summers are a beautiful period in Germany and the official season for fruity and delicious drinks. Peach Raspberry Lemonade is high on my summer drink list because it…

One Pot Sausage Peppers & Rice

One Pot Sausage, Peppers and Rice makes a perfect meal for hectic evenings. It is one of those recipes that are quick to make and taste delicious. The best part about this recipe is that everything is cooked in just one pan or skillet, making cleaning up a breeze. You will find almost all the…