Vegetarian Burger made with Beans and Shiitake

Vegetarian Burger made with Beans and Shiitake

Usually we don’t make new years resolutions, but this year we have a small one. We want to reduce the amount of meat we eat. Reducing meat from your diet apparently has some health benefits and is better for the environment. Usually our meatless dishes are meant to not include meat. This time I wanted to make a dish that is an alternative to the original meaty version.

Broccolini in Ginger sauce

Broccolini in Ginger sauce

This dish is one of my favourite Chinese side dishes and it’s incredibly easy to make. The original recipe uses Chinese broccoli (gai lan or kai lan), but broccolini works just as well. Broccolini or tenderstem broccoli is …

Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan

My to cook/bake list is very very long and it might take a while before I can scratch a dish off the list. Eggplant Parmesan or melanzane alla parmigiana has been on that list for quite some time. …

Potato Cakes with Leeks and Cheese

Potato Cakes with Leeks and Cheese

As I always have difficulty measuring how many potatoes I have to peel to when making mashed potato or “stamppot”. Stamppot is a Dutch dish that has lots of variants. It’s basically mashed potato mixed with other vegetables. …

Cinnamon Wreath

Cinnamon Wreath

I’ve seen many of these types of braided breads and always thought they looked beautiful and impressive. But, they also looked pretty intimidating to me so it took a while before I even wanted to attempt making one. …

Tomato Galette

Tomato Galette

A galette is a free form French tart. You roll the pastry, place the filling in the center and fold over the edges. Because I love savory dishes I made this tomato galette with ricotta and a drizzle …

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