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Vegan cups stuffed with quinoa, herbs, lemon juice and pomegranate seeds Festive Vegan Quinoa Cups

Festive Quinoa Cups – a Vegan fingerfood treat for a party The…

Cup of hummus dip with some oatmeal cookies with another plate of fingerfood and a glass of champagne in the background Truffle Hummus

Truffle Hummus: a glamorous appetizer for a festive party! The festive season…

FLowery plate with cheesy spaghetti, rocket, walnuts on a white table cloth Rocking Kachkéis Pasta

This spaghetti recipe came about when I was staring at a near-empty…

Bowl of Paneer cheese and spinach on a black plate with naan bread and a spoon with yoghurt Sag Halloumi

One of my absolute favourite Indian dishes ever is sag paneer! Spiced,…

Baked aubergine slices in yellow sauce with black rice and cilantro, dressed in a black bowl with a dark background Baked Aubergine Curry

This curry will change your life!!! It’s the quickest ever prep –…

Jar with quinoa, cucumber, grated carrots, pomegranate seeds and pistachios Quinoa Jar Salad

Jar salads are the new cool! You simply layer all the ingredients…

Plate with brown truffle rolls covered in coconut flakes Maple pecan truffles

Fruit truffles are the new power snack! These super yummy maple pecan…

Toast layered cake with mozzarella and cherry tomaotes on tray next to a cake server Sandwich cake

A savoury birthday cake for those who don’t dig the sweet stuff!…

Plate with three potato pancakes, a mini apple compote bowl and mini bowl of cream Sweet Potato Gromperekichelcher

A twist on the beloved Luxembourg classic! These Gromperekichelcher are made with…

Indian Lentil Quiche Indian Lentil Quiche

A quiche is always a winning dish for an informal dinner party….

Tarte au Cantal Tarte au Cantal

Over the years, this tart has become a classic at my parents’…

Steamed Mushroom Baos Steamed Mushroom Baos

A popular autumnal starter in Luxembourg is Toast aux Champignons – a…

Kachkéis Fondue Kachkéis Cheese Fondue with Mustard Croutons

Fondue is one of my favourite winter comfort foods. I can’t think…

Indian style lentil soup with naan bread Indian-style Lënsenzopp with Quick Naan Bread

Often specked with slices of Mettwurscht or bacon lardons, Luxembourg Lënsenzopp makes…

Waffle Duo

I am fairly sure all Luxembourgers love waffles – they are served…

Avocado and Egg ‘Schmier’

Go anywhere for brunch in London or NYC, and you are bound…

Sweetcorn Tacos Sweetcorn Tacos

In Luxembourg we often have corn on the cob at barbecues, simply…

Chicory Tarte Tatin

When I think of chicory, two dishes from my childhood instantly pop…

Quinoa Broccoli salad with pistachios

I like hearty salads that can be a meal in themselves. There’s…

Kachkéis Schmier

Kachkéis is one of those Luxembourgish food oddities that is hard to…

Spinach polpette and slaw pitas with cashew mayo Spinach Polpette and Slaw Pitas with Cashew Mayo

Meatballs are a great thing, be it in pasta, sandwiches or just…

Greek halloumi salad Grilled Halloumi and Lentil Salad

Halloumi is a Cypriot cheese made from a mixture of goat’s, sheep’s…

Blueberry Pudding

Pudding is such an easy dessert to make – I wonder why…

Whisky carrots with honey Whisky carrots with honey

Inspired by this week’s Mastercook, here’s my side dish with whisky. Whisky…

Korean Bibimbap Korean Bibimbap

I’ve been enjoying Koran Bibimbaps in London for the past years so…

Fit Food Salad & Smoothie Fit Food Salad & Smoothie

Mixed salad bowls are bang on trend and I love to assemble…

Super simple Jam Crêpes Super simple Jam Crêpes

These crêpes are whipped up in minutes and are the perfect for…

Sweet Potato Gratin

Sometimes I just crave a potato gratin. A cheesy, creamy potato gratin….

Curried Parsnip Soup

Parsnips are an odd vegetable. With its appearance of a large, white…

British roast vegetable salad Roast vegetable salad with blue cheese

The British love a Sunday roast – it’s a weekly ritual that…

Butternut Squash Pasta with Sage and Goat’s Cheese Butternut Squash Pasta with Sage and Goat’s Cheese

This autumnal pasta dish is really quick and easy to whip and…

Roasted Cauliflower Curry Roasted Cauliflower Curry

I’m back in Luxembourg – living here is pretty surreal at the…

Baked sweet potatoes with miso butter Baked Sweet Potatoes with Miso Yuzu Butter

A few weeks ago I was invited to an evening with the…

Autumn veggie tacos Autumn Veggie Tacos

I can bang on quite a bit about why autumn is my…

Roast Pumpkin Soup with Blue Cheese Roast Pumpkin Soup with Blue Cheese

Autumn for me is soup season for sure! I’m making a new…

Half-Moon Egg Dumplings

Dumplings! What’s not to love about these Chinese goody-bags, stuffed with all…

Roasted Cauliflower and Grape Salad Roasted Cauliflower and Grape Salad

I love how the concept of salads has evolved over the past…

Tempeh and Quinoa Goodness Bowl with Miso Peanut Dressing

Sometimes it’s just great to open the fridge, browse what’s inside and…

Goat’s cheese tarts with leek Goat’s cheese Tarts with Leek

These little puff pastry tarts are really quick to prepare and are…

Quinoa kale salad Quinoa Kale Salad with Grapes

On my trip to NYC earlier this year, one thing really struck…

Baked feta with cherry tomatoes and bread salad Baked Feta, Cherry Tomatoes and Spinach Panzanella

Those who know me know that I’m a massive halloumi fan. Grilled,…

New potatoes with quark and cucumber salad New potatoes with Quark and Cucumber salad

Sometimes in the height of summer it’s great to just enjoy a…

Spelt Pasta with Broccoli Pesto Spelt Pasta with Broccoli Pesto

People always associate pesto with basil and pinenuts, but there are so…

Broccoli Slaw Broccoli Slaw

I love a good coleslaw – it’s the perfect summer salad to…

Mirabelle Pancakes with Goat’s Cheese and Poppy Seeds

These thick little pancakes combine sweet and salty delights and are great…

Spicy paneer jalfrezi curry Spicy Paneer Jalfrezi Curry

I absolutely love making curries at home – there’s just something very…

Asparagus goat’s cheese sandwiches - Jasmin Krause Küchendeern MFM Guestpost: Asparagus Goat’s Cheese Sandwiches

Today’s “Meat Free Monday Recipe” comes from my German friend Jasmin, who…

Summer Salad Rolls with carrot ginger dip Summer Salad Rolls with Carrot Ginger Dip

During my trip through Vietnam earlier this year, I ate a hell…

Wild garlic spread Wild garlic spread

This wild garlic spread is super quick and easy to make. For…

Wild garlic pesto and oil Wild garlic pesto and oil

The wild garlic season’s in full swing, but what to do if…

Sweetcorn tostadas with smoky mayonnaise, parmesan and coriander Smoky Sweetcorn tostadas

I just love a good corn on the cob smothered with butter…

Pea and Mint omelette with Feta Pea and mint omelette with feta cheese

This is a super quick and easy recipe, perfect for when you…

Beetroot Apple Soup with Fennel Goat's Cheese Croutons Beetroot Apple Soup with Fennel Goat’s Cheese Croutons

Winter is on the way out. I wake up to birdsong in…

Buckwheat Lentil Bowls with Balsamic Onions

This dish was inspired by the vegan challenge on Mastercook. Vegan food…

Halloumi Burger with Pomegranate Guacamole

In the second episode of Mastercook, the challenge was to make an…

Spinach Pasta with Gorgonzola

Mastercook is back on! For 12 weeks, we’re on the hunt for…

Onion Bhajis, Indian, Bhaji Onion Bhajis

In London, I’m spoilt for choice when it comes to decent Indian…

Blue Cheese Filo Bites with Pears and Pecan

There are so many great drinks occasions in December that it’s good…

Cheese Kniddelen

I will never forget my first encounter with Käsespätzle in Munich: it…

Bread Dumplings with Mushroom Sauce

This is a classic German vegetarian dish and proper autumn comfort food….

Spiced Pumpkin Apple Soup with Parmesan Crisps

The Germans wholeheartedly embrace pumpkin season, and most cafés will have pumpkin…

Hülya’s Courgette Fritters

You could think of these courgette fritters as a Turkish take on…

Imam Bayildi with Rice Pilaf

This is one of my favourite Turkish dishes. Translated literally, Imam Bayildi…

Savoury Baklava

In Turkey, a whole range of savoury pastries are sold under the…

Herby Bulgur Salad

If you like cooking with couscous, you should try swapping it for…

Carrot, Feta and Mint Börek

Traditionally, Turkish cigara börek are filled with feta and parsley but I…

Patatas Bravas

Ah, crispy potato cubes served with a spicy tomato sauce – what’s…

Corn Fritters with Tomato Salsa

In recent years, chefs from Down Under have left their mark on…

Francesca’s Aubergines

This recipe is typical to Puglia, a region in the heel of…

Sweet Potato Mash

I love sweet potatoes, they’re not only super yummy, they’re actually very…

Salt and Pepper Tofu

This is one of my favourite Chinese starters, and it’s really easy…

Samosas

Often samosas are wrapped in a thick buttery pastry, which makes them…

Lentil Dhal

A good Indian lentil dhal is not to be dismissed. This is…

Feta Cake with Courgette and Mint

This is one of my favourite party and picnic foods. Not really…

Hummus

Hummus is one of my absolute favourite dips. In the UK, you…

Coleslaw

I have to admit it, coleslaw hasn’t got the best of reputations…

Asian grapefruit salad Asian grapefruit salad

Now this is a slightly mad concoction. I admit that the flavour…

Pesto Pasta Salad

Right folks, the sun’s out, the thermometer is rising and it’s right…

Cucumber Fennel Salad with Mint and Feta

Right folks, the sun’s out, the thermometer is rising and it’s right…

White Bean and Cashew Dip White Bean and Cashew Nut Dip

I love hummus. I always have a tub sitting in my fridge,…

Orecchiette with Broccoli

Right, if summer decides not to finally make a grand appearance, I’ll…

Japanese-inspired Carrot Salad

I love carrot salads. Well, not really. I actually never liked carrots,…

Cream of Asparagus Soup

Yipee, asparagus season is upon us! I really love love love asparagus….

French Onion Soup

I’m seriously craving comfort food at the moment. Give me cheese, potatoes,…

Fennel and Mint Fritters with Yoghurt Dip

So at this time a year the weather is a bit weird…

Quinoa and Broadbean Salad

Right guys, it’s salad time! After the EHEC/ecoli thread is finally over,…

Fennel and Red Onion Quiche

Right, let me first set one thing straight: yes, I’ve just returned…

Chicory Tarte Tatin with Feta

I sometimes wonder why Chicory is not more of a beloved vegetable….

Pumpkin Coconut Soup with Basil Pesto

The best about this season? Soup! Lots of it. In all variations,…

Bamboo Shoot Salad

Let in summer with this refreshing bamboo shoot salad!

Coconut Wan Tans

These crispy wan tans are easy to prepare and make for a…

Summery Gazpacho

Summer’s fully here, with 31° over the past few days and lots…

South of France and a Pesto Pine Nut Cake

I finally got a well-deserved break from all the stress in London….

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