Fruit Ice Cream

Here is a quick hack to having fresh fruit ice cream in 5 min. Ingredients frozen fruit of choice sugar, dates or agave syrup to taste soy milk or creamed coconut (if  you want it to be more smoooth) optional: vanila, cardammom or safron Preparation Put frozen fruit together with, for example, dates and a little bit…

Gluten free semla

So, this wkend my cravings for the Swedish pastry “semla” simply became overwhelming. How so you ask? Haven’t there been semlas around for weeks now? Yes, but not gluten free versions. Hence I vowed to bake my own gluten free version this year, but up until this wkend hadn’t found the time. But now I’ve…

Chocolate covered Strawberries

Even tough Valentine’s Day is a “commercial” holiday, when I saw the strawberries in the shop today I could not help but buy them. Ingredients strawberries 200 g chocolate 4 tablespoons soy milk wooden sticks or baking paper nuts (for the leftover chocolate) Preparation Cut the green leaves off the strawberries, wash, dry well with kitchen towels…

Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

This is an easy one I make when I’m sick or when I just want something warm and uncomplicated. Ingredients around 500 g carrots 1 or 2 sweet potatoes 1 medium onion 1 heaped teaspoon piment 1 teaspoon coriander powder 1 teaspoon cumin powder 1 teaspoon sweet paprika powder pinch of cayenne pepper dash of oil…

Matcha Latte

I discovered matcha late when I first went to Dusseldorf Japan Day several years ago and I have been having it ever since. Matcha is basically powdered green tea that is dried and grown in a special way. It has a very fresh taste that is for sure more intense than usual teas. Most specialised tea…

Chia pudding

Chia pudding is pretty easy to make and, most of the time, the home made version tastes a lot better than the shop ones, mainly because you use what you like. The magic proportion is 1 part chia seeds to 5 parts liquid (here, soy milk). Ingredients Chia seeds Soy milk Goji berries Cashews Vanilla…

Baingan Bharta

This is a typical indian dish that I prepare at home sometimes. Baingan means eggplant in hindi and Bharta means mashed together. I do not claim that I can cook authentic indian food, take the recipe with a pinch of salt. This is a fairly simplified version but I find it tastes great due to the…

Ganache

  Do not be daunted by the french name, this is another way of saying chocolate cream. This is one of the simplest chocolate recipes I have tried. Ganache is very versatile, once the basic sauce is done, it can be used “as is” for a wonderfully smooth, creamy and shiny cover for cakes or it can be whipped to…