All posts tagged: vegetables

spiced butternut squash bread

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Breakfast / Cakes + Cookies

Spiced butternut squash bread 1 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon vanilla powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom a pinch of ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon grated ginger 1 cup butternut squash purée * 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 large eggs, beaten 1/4 cup water 1/2 cup toasted chopped walnuts or pecans * to make butternut squash purée Cut butternut squash in half lengthwise and remove […]

curried butternut squash soup

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Dinner / Lunch / Soups

When it comes to butternut squash soup I’m usually on the  heavily gingered spicy side. Minimalist Baker’s suggestion is subtly spiced, soul-warming, silky, coconut-infused and surprisingly different.   Curried butternut squash soup (recipe by Minimalist Baker) 1 tablespoon coconut oil 2 shallots, thinly diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 small butternut squash a pinch of sea salt and black pepper 1 1/2 tablespoons curry powder 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 400ml light coconut milk 500ml vegetable broth 2-3 tablespoons maple […]

pepino y albóndiga

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Dinner / Lunch

Don’t worry, I won’t write my blogposts in Spanish from now. Pepino and albóndiga have been my daughter’s favourite words in her first Spanish course. So funny, so strange, so absolutely not similar to their fellow cucumbers and meatballs in German, English or French. In the end, both nouns happen to match quite nicely in real life. The albóndigas in our recipe are crispy veggie balls, being best when you flatten them to the max – the flatter the crispier! […]

crostini topped with sauce gribiche, fava beans and goat cheese

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Dinner / Lunch / Snacks

raspberry + goat cheese crostini fresh goat cheese raspberries pink pepper (crushed), chives, oregano fava beans crostini fresh goat cheese green fava beans, blanched mint leaves crushed black pepper sea salt lemon scented olive oil (I recommend  Carlo Guarini‘s L’Agrumato) Spread the crostini with the fresh goat cheese and top with the remaining ingredients. crostini with sauce gribiche The original Sauce Gribiche is mayonnaise-like and very rich. It requests no less than 250ml of peanut oil. Absolutely […]