black rice, coconut cream and mango 1 cup whole grain black rice 1 tablespoon sugar ( best is palm sugar) a pinch of salt 2 cups water canned coconut milk or coconut cuisine 1 ripe mango In a saucepan combine rice, sugar, salt and water. Bring to a boil, then lower the temperature to a minimum. Cook for 40 minutes with the lid on. Serve the rice hot or cold. Before serving add coconut cream […]
gooseberry relish (by Yotam Ottolenghi) 750g gooseberries or plums 180g sugar 1/2 orange (rind shaved in strips) 10g fresh root ginger, peeled and cut into thin matchsticks 1 cinnamon stick Place the gooseberries, the sugar, the orange rind, ginger and cinnamon in a sauce pan and cook on medium-low heat for roughly 30 minutes, until a semi thick compote consistency has formed. Set aside to cool. Enjoy with pancakes or waffles and whipped cream!
Matcha literally means “powdered tea.” In Japan, originally it has been used to aid in the practice of meditation. Matcha is rich in a rare amino acid known as L-Theanine, which creates alpha waves in the brain – a state of relaxed alertness. This is about focus and attentiveness without the side effects of being over-caffeinated. Another health benefit comes from a potent antioxidant called Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCg) that exists in quantities up to 20 times […]
homemade granola 2 handful almonds 1 large handful dried mulberries (or dried apricots) 1 tablespoon coconut oil 8 Medjool dates 1 large handful dried goji berries 2 tablespoons honey 100g mixed seeds 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 100g rolled oats 100ml water Remove stones and hard ends from the dates and chop each into quarters. Place in a container along with the dried goji berries (if they are very dry and hard). Cover with the water leaving […]
For Easter I wanted to present you with our favourite Tiramisu recipes. The classic recipe comes directly from Rome, to be precise from Fabrizio, a good family friend. The other one is a dairy free version I came up with so that my oldest daughter could enjoy it too! We made half of each recipe in the same dish, and in the end we sprinkled dark chocolate dots on one side to tell them apart later. […]
I never thought no-knead bread would turn out to be such a winner. It’s crust is simply divine. No kneading is requested, no machines, no fancy ingredients, very little effort – just a hot oven and a good planning, because there’s one essential ingredient – TIME. no-knead bread 3 cups flour 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon dry yeast 1 teaspoon sugar 1 1/2 cups lukewarm water In a large bowl combine flour, yeast, salt and sugar. Add […]
.. Kanten contains a sea vegetable called agar agar, which turns liquid into jelly. This works well with any kind of berry or combination of berries. raspberry kanten (adapted from the kind diet by Alicia Silverstone) serves 4-6 2 cups raspberries fresh or frozen and thawed 4 cups apple or quince juice 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice pinch of sea salt 3 tablespoons agar agar a few drops ginger juice ( grate a piece of […]
Uli is a good friend, a slow fooder, and he’s absolutely excellent in pastry making. His cupcakes (although I’m not a friend of cupcakes usually) have been a surprise in deliciousness when he gave me to taste them for the first time. Here’s the recipe for you. Uli’s unique cupcakes 2 eggs 2 tablespoons melted butter 1/4 l milk 300g flour 70g sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder a pinch of salt Place eggs, melted butter and milk in […]