Category Archives: Recipes

  • Chocolate Cheesecake Swirl Bundt Cake

    Posted on September 10, 2017 by in Desserts, Recipes

    Chocolate cake is already delicious but what about combining it with vanilla cheese cake? Hmm… the combination is divine… Several days ago, I have promised to bring a cake at the office. The options of what to prepare are always more then enough, but for this particular occasion I have been considering as much the […]

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  • Spring Salad

    Posted on September 10, 2017 by in Recipes, Salads

    Late spring and all the senses and rejoicing with the coming summer. We long for walks on the beach, summer night dancing parties, abandons of delicious fruits and salads. This simple late spring dish has all the hopes of the days to come. Beetroot and carrot, meet fresh salad leaves and herbs, kissed by fresh […]

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  • Speculoos Cake

    Posted on September 10, 2017 by in Desserts, Recipes

    It is mid September and the summer days start to whisper of the coming autumn. We cuddle lovingly at home with a cup of tea, glowing candles, warm blanket and a book close by. Home sweet home. Our travelling business agendas keep us far from home and when the weekend comes being home is a […]

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  • Banoffee Cake

    Posted on August 6, 2017 by in Desserts, Recipes

    A recent trip to Germany has expanded my culinary horizons adding one more show-stopping cake recipe book to our library. This time, the challenge has been set even higher, embracing the hidden secrets shared by a renown German fine patisserie chef Noemie Strouk in her culinary book “Baking with a wow-effect“. Wow-effect it is… Browsing […]

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  • White Asparagus Soup

    Posted on March 26, 2017 by in Celebrations, Easter, Recipes, Soups

    Sunday morning walk in the woods, life cannot start any better on a fresh, blue sky spring sunny day. Only a short drive away from home, resides one of our favourite family locations for a tranquil walk in nature – the Lemmens music academy in Leuven. Parking the car in front of the building we […]

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  • Baked Pangasius Fish

    Posted on March 25, 2017 by in Mains, Recipes

    Have you ever dreamed of having a selection of a few delicious recipes, ready to be cooked in absolutely no time for an unsophisticated family party? This recipe is just the kind! Fresh fish fillet baked in a matter of a minutes to a golden perfection. Sounds simple enough… yet with a twist, elevating this […]

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  • Million Dollar Spaghetti

    Posted on January 30, 2017 by in Mains, Recipes

    It is the depth of winter and the days are shaded, casting colours of dark. White, blue and grey during the day and star gazed purple and sapphire blue during the night. The chill is gripping and while there is joy in taking a deep air-crisp fresh breath and listening to a solitary bird song singing the […]

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  • Chocolate Cake

    Posted on January 4, 2017 by in Desserts, Recipes

    It is New Year and my birthday all in one and in a good old tradition we celebrate with a festive home made cake to mark this exceptional occasion. And what a festive cake this one turns out to be – a truly decadent, flavour rich orange chocolate cake to make all the senses feel […]

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  • Bulgarian Burek

    Posted on January 2, 2017 by in Breakfast, Christmas, Mains, Pastries, Recipes

    The famouse Lebanese author Gibran Khalil Gibran used to say that the orient begins where the toillets smell and people drink boza. Now hundred years later, we are no longer talking of the orient as such little more does any one mention this wonderous drink that could be sampled only in Bulgaria and Turkey called […]

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  • Asian Teriyaki Pork

    Posted on January 2, 2017 by in Mains, Recipes

    We love Asian food at home. Easy and quick to prepare and not to mention deliciously light and exceptionally healthy. It is often gracing our family table for various meals. From completely vegan variaties to options of cooking with fish and meat. No surprise when this Christmas season I have found not one, not two […]

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