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Hot Ratatouille

This traditional frech vegetable dish has been spiced up with som chili paste (sambal oelek) and fresh ginger. It goes extremely well together with grilled beef, lamb or pork. Ingredients Directions

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Hamburgers Deluxe

This is a recipe that has evolved over time. It is perfect to serve at a pool party. With a large grill, it is quite easy to cook for a large group so this works …

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Ground Beef Patties Filled With Feta Cheese And Sun-dried Tomatoes

Our family love feta cheese so why not put some inside beef patties together with sun-dried tomatoes. Simmering the spicy patties in veal stock with cream and creme fraiche generates a fabulous sauce. I served …

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Creamy Dal

I love indian food and this is a spectacular way to cook red lentils. This can be a main dish in itself or a side dish to chicken, lamb, or beef. Extremely versatile. Ingredients Directions

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Corn Fed Chicken, Oven Roasted With A Turkish Spice Mix

I think corn fed chicken is the best chicken both in terms of flavor and texture. When I was in Istanbul last year I bought some Turkish chicken rub. For this recipe, I mixed the …

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Coconut And Peanut Butter Chicken

This is a fantastic way to cook chicken, especially if you love peanut butter and coconut. It takes some time but it is definitely worth the effort. Ingredients Directions

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Chili Roasted Cauliflower

Oven roasted vegetables is great as a side dish to chicken, lamb, or steak. In this case I have roasted cauliflower and red onions together with garlic, fresh ginger and chiliflakes. You can of course …

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Chickpea Crepes

Chickpea flour is a gluten free and low GI alternative to regular flour for making crepes. I added ginger, sambal oelek, and turmeric to get some extra flavour. It turned out really great together with …

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Chicken Romano

This is a really great recipe. It is based on Giada De Laurentiis recipe Roman-Style Chicken on Food Network. I have added some heat with Sambal Oelek ( can be replaced with freshly chopped red …

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Cauliflower And Cannellini Bean mash

This is a great low carb alternative to mashed potatoes. Here it was served as a side dish to ground beef patties filled with feta cheese and sun-dried tomatoes. Ingredients I Directions

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Carrot Halwa

Gajar ka Halwa (Carrot Halwa) is a traditional dessert from India. It is made with carrots and milk. I added sultan raisins and coarsly chopped pistachios to add some extra flavours. You just have to …

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Cannellini Bean Mash

This is a great alternative to mashed potatoes based on cannellini beans (white kidney beans). It goes extremely well with most chicken, lamb, and steak recipes. If you use it as the only side dish …

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Beef Stroganoff

This is a family favourite, especially the sauce combining the flavours of tomato, Dijon mustard, veal stock, garlic and and chili. Beef Stroganoff is traditionally served with rice but since we generally are on a …

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Baked Fish With a Nutty Crust And Tahini Sauce

I made this with Greenland Turbot but it works well with any firm fish like salmon or cod. With a crust based on walnuts, pine nuts garlic, and chili you get a great combination of …

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Ajvar Cod

Ajvar relish is an amazing vegetable spread originally from Croatia/Serbia based on roasted red bell peppers, eggplant, and garlic. Here I use Ajvar together with some red bell pepper paste, cream and Parmesan cheese as …

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Ajvar Chicken with pan-fried cabbage

This is a recipe that combines flavours from the Turkish kitchen with ajvar relish and red bell pepper paste and spices more commonly used in Asia like fresh ginger and sambal oelek. Here I served …

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Chinese Eggplant with Pork

This is a facvorite eggplant recipe. It originates frim Sizhuan in China. The ground pork greatly enhances the taste of this dish. In the original version of this dish there is no onion or bell …

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Swede Au Gratin

Swede, also called Swedish turnip is a really versatile root vegetable. It has a relatively low carbohydrate content so it works well if you are on a low carb diet. In this recipe, sliced turnip …

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Roasted vegetable soup

Vegetables, roasted in the oven together with garlic and ginger makes a great base for a wonderful soup. Ingredients I Directions

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Red Bell Peppers Stuffed with Taco Flavoured ground beef

Stuffed bell peppers originate from Hungary. This recipe is a lite bit different from the classical version. I have no rice in the stuffing but only taco-flavored ground beef. I served this with an Italian …

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Raspberry and Blueberry Cocktail with Custard and Passion Fruit

A great dessert that can easily be made low carb by substituting the sugar with a no-calorie sweetener Ingredients Directions

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Pulled Beef

A chuck roast is cooked in the oven at low temperature for up to 6 hours together with onions, garlic, tomatoes and spices. I served this as a beef stew together with pan-fried cabbage. Ingredients …

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Pistachio-Crusted Lamb Racks

I love lamb. Lamb racks baked in the oven with a crust of pistachios, garlic, chili, and parsley is about how good it can get. Ingredients I Directions

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Peanut Sauce

Peanut sauce is an absolute must together with chicken satay. Homemade like this is so much better than what you can get in the supermarket. I found this recipe on Kayotic Kitchen, http://www.kayotic.nl/blog/. Ingredients I …

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Parmesan Roasted Vegetables

This is our family’s favorite vegetable recipe. It is great as a side dish with meat or chicken. You can add other vegetables like cauliflower, sweet potatoes, parsnips. Just use your imagination Ingredients I Directions

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Kung Pao Chicken

This is one of my favorite Chinese dishes, Gong Bao Ji Ding in Chinese. It is the Sichuan pepper that makes this dish special. If you cannot find Chinese black vinegar in your grocery store …

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Jerk Chicken

Jerk chicken originates from Jamaica. A lot of flavours are combined in a very easy to make marinade. After marinating for 24 hours the chicken is grilled over low heat to perfection. You can also …

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Indonesian-Style Sugar Snaps

Sugar snaps are great as a side dish to meat, chicken, and sometimes fish. A combination of fresh ginger, red chili, garlic, peanuts,and coconut milk makes this irresistible. This recipe is based on Indonesian-style green …

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Falafel With White Bean Yoghurt Sauce

This is one of my favorite vegetarian meals. You will definitely get the best result if you start from dry chickpeas, swell them overnight in water and then boil them but the canned version is …

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Coconut shrimp

These shrimp are crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. They are rolled in a batter based on chickpea flour (regular flour works as well) and coated with coconut before frying. We had …

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Chili Plaice

From time to time I can get fresh plaice in the supermarket. This is a dish with a lot of flavors from garlic, chili, and white wine. Ingredients I Directions

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Chickpea and Cucumber Salad

This is a great side dish that goes very well with fish. Ingredients Directions

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Chicken Satay

Pieces of chicken are marinated in a mixture of spices in peanut oil and soy sauce and then grilled on skewers. It is absolutely wonderful, especially together with homemade peanut sauce. I found this great …

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Chicken Korma

This is just unbelievably good, especially if you like the typical indian spices. This is traditionally served with rice but since we prefer a low carb diet I served this with pan-fried cabbage and a …

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Broccoli Parmesan Fritters

Broccoli is not only packed with nutrients it is also very good. In this recipe, the king of vegetables is combined with garlic, ginger, sambal oelek and bound together with a batter of eggs, chickpea …

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