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gingered beans with hijiki

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Dinner / Lunch / Snacks

My international family of favourite green bean recipes (German with tomatoes, onions and vinaigrette, Spanish with fried garlic and almonds) welcomes a new brother in their midst: Asian gingered beans with hijiki. This recipe is full of flavour and makes use of the beautiful hijiki algae, and fancy yet very easy to prepare.   dry and soaked hijiki gingered beans  with hijiki (inspired by Alicia Silverstone) 1/2 cup dried hijiki 1 tablespoon tamari 2 tablespoons […]

semi-dried tomatoes overnight

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Dinner / Lunch / Snacks

  Every now and then the overnight tomatoes make their appearance on various food blogs I follow. They have many fancy names like night blushed tomatoes or moon dried tomatoes, but I think the flavour speaks for itself.  When I talked with my local vegetable shopkeeper about the many possibilities to enjoy the little heirloom tomatoes I remembered the overnight method and promised to share it with him. It’s super easy and the result is […]

100 ayurvedic cookies

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Cakes + Cookies / Snacks / Sweets

My dear readers, this is not a joke, I really mean one hundred cookies!   Antje passed by and brought me a nice little paper bag filled with some super healthy cookies. When I later asked her for the recipe, she sent me the below: Ayurvedic cookies 18 cups oat flakes 3 cups sunflower seeds 3 cups raisins (soaked in warm water, strained) 3 ts salt 6 ts cinnamon 3/4 ts clove powder 3/4 ts […]

Grandma’s Classics: Schinkenhörnchen

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Snacks

Today I’m going to introduce a new feature: Grandma’s Classics. Grandma does not experiment in the kitchen. No potions, no asian, no magic ingredients. No no… she is most fond of the traditional German recipes, which have been passed on for centuries and never fail to please. The lady in fire engine red is Grandma. #1 Schinkenhörnchen The tiny croissants hold a lot of butter, the ham gives the right amount of saltiness. Grandma loves […]

kale crisps

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Lunch / Snacks

I found this recipe here and it reminded me strongly of some pieces of kale I lately had topped my  pizza with. Even though I had blanched the kale before, the leaves turned brown with tendency to black, burnt , paperlike, ashy… and  only very few of them  got really nice and crispy. Definitely not an award-winning pizza topping.   BUT IF YOU “preheat oven to 180°C (350°F). Line the baking tray with  parchment paper. Remove the […]