June – Green Week

June is the perfect month to make use of all the green deliciousness out there! The dishes for this week all contain a considerable amount of green vegetables and as always towards the end of the week the recipes get a bit more complicated but are therefore also more indulgent and comforting. As always the…

Asparagus salad with sardines

Ingredients 500g green asparagus 1 tin of sardines in olive oil 1 clove of garlic 1/2 of a lemon 300 to 400g of tomatoes Salt and pepper Method Wash the asparagus, cut off the wooden ends and cut into 2 to 3cm pieces. Steam in a sieve or a steaming basket over boiling water for…

Spicy miso ramen (with meat)

Oh Japanese cuisine, we love you and we can’t get enough of you, but it is kind of… complicated! As Mandy Lee from one of our favourite blogs Lady & Pups writes “only insane, impractical, pretentious human beings with no job, no kid, no real-life obligations whatsoever could have the time and energy to even…

Yoghurt-honey-sesame ice cream with roasted nectarines

No matter if you are lucky enough to own an ice cream machine or not, homemade ice cream always wins! Ingredients 1 kg of full fat yoghurt (3.5%) 200ml cream 10 tablespoons of honey Toasted white or black sesame to taste (about 4 to 6 tablespoons) 2 to 3 nectarines Method Toast the sesame seeds…

Five spice nectarines (vegan)

Another delicious recipe where a rich and tangy fruit is being combined with Chinese five spice to make a nicely balanced stir-fry! If you like this recipe, also check out our Five spice rhubarb! Ingredients 200g of nectarines (in case there is only larger quantities available, you can use the rest for a tasty dessert!)…

Easy bibimbap (vegan, vegetarian or with meat/fish)

You might think that making Bibimbap at home is way too complicated and comes along with many special ingredients – well, no! It is definitely possible to make a simple and still very authentic tasting version fairly quick, so absolutely doable on a weekday. Ingredients 200g of rice 2 carrots 1 stalk of leek 200…

Asparagus soup (vegan or vegetarian)

A simple and quick soup with loads of fresh asparagus, perfect for the start of your week. Ingredients 1 bunch of green asparagus (about 500g) 1 onion 1/2 a tub of single cream or soy cream (about 100g) 2 cloves of garlic 100g of mushrooms 400ml of vegetable stock Method Finely chop the onion and…

May – Asparagus Week

Let’s make the most of asparagus season with this collection of fresh recipes and interesting flavour combinations. This week is dominated by Asian recipes but with only a few key ingredients they are very easy to make. We will be using lots of fresh vegetables and as always there should be none of it left…

Weekend lasagne (vegan, vegetarian or with meat)

This is the perfect dish to make at the end of a long week and then enjoy it for a couple of days over the weekend. The lasagne is also perfect to pack in lunchboxes and take with you on a day out, as it is delicious when eaten cold. Ingredients 1 to 2 packs…

Sausage rolls (vegan, vegetarian or with meat)

A comfort food classic, super easy to make and a great cold lunch for the next day! Ingredients 1 to 2 packs of ready-made puff pastry (filo pastry is also possible) 4 pork sausages or veggie sausages 200 to 300g of mushrooms 2 onions 50g of strong mature cheese or vegan replacement Method Heat up…

Quesadillas with spinach & beer beans (vegan or vegetarian)

Comforting for a cold day or a great snack for multiple people, as it couldn’t be simpler to make. Also you can basically use up every leftover vegetable in a quesadilla. Ingredients 2 portions of our Refried Beans 4 tortilla wraps 2 stalks of spring onion Fresh spinach Leftover vegetables or mushrooms 1 lime 100g…

Bean Burritos (vegan, vegetarian, with shrimps or meat)

There is no better Comfort Food, than delicious Burritos with meaty refried beans! Ingredients 2 portions of our Refried Beans 2 to 4 tortilla wraps 1 avocado 2 stalks of spring onion 1 lime (200g of shrimps or meat of your choice – is possible organic) (1 pack of firm tofu) (1 tub of sour…

Refried Beans (vegan or with meat)

This special version of the tex-mex classic is super easy and quick to make, can be prepared ahead in bigger quantities and then used in a number of different dishes or simply as a dip. The special ingredient is dark or smoky beer, which makes the beans incredibly rich and tasty, even when you’re not…

Green monster risotto (vegan or vegetarian)

This Risotto was one of our ideas when we we’re cooking loads with smoky beer. We had bought a few bottles of extremely smoky beer, which was really hard to drink because it was so intense, so we started using it for cooking instead. One of the ideas we had then, was to just use…