Healthy Apple Cake

A cake with no butter, no oil and very little added sugar that tastes delicious? Oh yes please! 🙂 This cake is a healthier alternative to the classic apple pie. With the amount of apples it contains it can barely be considered as a sweet… a slice of this cake can almost count towards one…

Lentils Pancakes

Let me start by admitting that the first time I made these lentil pancakes was by mistake… Here’s an explanation why! 🙂 After a day at the office, I arrived home and started to prepare our dinner. Lentil patties were on the menu for the day so I started by cooking the lentils. In the…

Zucchini & Feta Cheese Fritters

Zucchini are one of my favourite vegetables. On their own, they can be boring and tasteless, but add them to various dishes, spice them up, and they absorb the flavours and juices from other ingredients and they tell a very different story. In this regard, they can be very versatile and can be included in…

Homemade Orange Marmalade

In our back garden at home, we have a big orange tree which gives us a good amount of fruit every year. For the past years, we distributed the oranges between our families because it was impossible to eat that amount by ourselves. This year, we thought of experimenting and making our own marmalade. We…

Miso Rice with Brussels Sprouts & Peanuts

Recently, while browsing on the internet, I came across a recipe by Yotam Ottolenghi which really caught my attention. It included various ingredients which I really like and never thought of combining together. This recipe includes Brussels sprouts, a favourite vegetables of mine which however I always end up roasting or pan grilling. This is…

Maltese Christmas Log

The Maltese Christmas Log is very different than the Yule log, popular throughout Europe. Instead of sponge cake, the Maltese one is made with crushed biscuits and a variety of nuts, fruit and sometimes chocolate chips. It is very popular during the festive season, and besides it being sooo delicious it is very simple to…

Broccoli Soup

How can anyone say no to a hot bowl of soup… especially on these cold evenings when you just got home after a long day at work? They are filling, comforting and easy to prepare. They are also great to serve as a starter course during the upcoming festive meals. However, the best thing about…

Vegan Banana Bread

How often do you end up with overripe bananas? What do you do with them? Simple… Banana Bread! This banana bread is very simple to make, no stand mixer is required… with a simple fork you can mash the already ripe bananas and mix all other ingredients together. It is that easy! 🙂 Within just…

Spiced Tofu with Aubergine & Spicy Tomato Sauce

Tofu is popular among the vegan community. Others do not find it appealing, particularly because of its subtle flavour. This recipe gives a boost to the ‘flavourless’ tofu with a Chinese five-spice coating and a bath of spicy tomato sauce. The third component in this recipe is the sweet and salty addition of the aubergine,…

Red Lentil Dip

How many times did you wish you had something healthy to snack on in between meals that was super delicious? Here is your new favourite! I always try to plan my meals in advance to make sure that I do not end up snacking on food which is not that healthy. When I am at…