chicken parmigiana with mashed potatoes and vegetables

Easy Chicken Parmigiana

Chicken breast is a great option if you need to get dinner ready in half an hour to feed the hungry crowd after a long day at nursery/work. It doesn’t have much taste though so giving it a Parmesan-breadcrumb coating makes all the difference. Ingredients 3 chicken breast, cut vertically into 5 mm thick 1 large […]

Keralan haddock fish curry with coconut milk

Keralan Fish Curry

Haddock, despite of being my favourite fish, is rarely on our table as I haven’t come across with many recipes using it. The following dish is from a Waitrose recipe card, and in addition to its heavenly taste it uses coconut milk, which is a common leftover at ours. Keralan Fish Curry Ingredients 370 g […]

Creamy mustard chicken with green tagliatelle pasta and vegetables

Creamy Mustard Chicken

A long long time ago I used to collect recipe cards. It was a big collection with markers and a box container to store them in. I remember receiving them via post every week. The box is long gone but strangely the cards have survived all my house and country moves. They are a bit […]

Norwegian tuna fish pie with anchovy

Tuna Pie a. k. a. the Norwegian Fish Pie

Tuna, when not  a baked potato filling, is usually accompanied with chopped tomatoes when making a fish pasta sauce. Here is a recipe to pamper different taste buds.  Note: If you use anchovies do not add any salt to the meal, anchovies are salty enough. And that is an understatement. 🙂   Ingredients 30 g unsalted butter […]

chicken thighs with red lentils and vegetables

Chicken with Lentils

We have had a bit too much pasta and rice lately so I dug up this old and tested recipe that marries pulses with chicken.   Ingredients 1 tbsp oil 4 chicken thighs (I prefer skin- and boneless) 1 onion, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 250g red lentils 750 ml chicken stock 2 tbsp […]

Delicious raspberry muffins

Raspberry muffins

This summer we had a very successful raspberry harvest. A bit too good to be honest, and as our freezer is full already I had to find a way to use them all up. That is how I came across with the below raspberry muffin recipe that became a big hit with everyone. 🙂 Ingredients […]

Fish pie from oven

Fish Pie

This basic fish pie is quite often on our table. Fish is good (tasty as well as healthy) and this one has 3 different types to enjoy. As the cherry on the top the whole creamy fish is hidden by mashed potatoes and cheese. Who wouldn’t love that? 🙂 Ingredients for the mash: 1kg potatoes […]

Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup

Ingredients 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 stick lemongrass, bruised 1 star anise, optional 5cm piece of ginger, peeled and sliced 1 tsp black peppercorns 1l chicken stock 3 chicken breast fillets 2 large carrots, spiralised or sliced with a y-shaped peeler 100g rice noodles 100g broccoli, cut into small florets 100g beansprouts 1 tbsp fish […]

Harissa Chicken

Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, thinly sliced 200 g chicken breast, diced chunk of fresh ginger, grated 1-2 tbsp harissa paste, or more if prefer spicier 10 dried apricots, optional for a more Moroccan taste 240 g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 200 g couscous 200 ml chicken stock a handful of fresh […]

salmon with couscous, asparagus, courgette, tomatoes in pan on hob

Salmon with Couscous

A quick and refreshing fish meal for hot summer evenings. Ingredients 150 g couscous 200 g salmon fillet, skin on, sliced into finger-size strips 1.5 tbsp olive oil 1 courgette, sliced into batons asparagus tips 1 red chilli, finely chopped 3 tomatoes , roughly chopped 1 lemon , juice of 1 small handful fresh coriander , roughly chopped […]