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Red Ratatouille

Red Ratatouille

It has been a while since I published something but there is a good reason for it. On the 8th April I became a dad for the second time! So as you can imagine recent weeks were rather busy for me. One of the things we are trying to do now is to cook larger batch of something and use it over 2 or more meals. Freezer helps in this case as well. One of my favourites in this department…

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Italian fish soup

Italian fish soup

It seems like winter this year wants to stay around for longer and I really like eating soups when it is cold. There is nothing better than a wonderful bowl of hot steaming liquid to warm you up. However soups are often considered as a light snack, first course or light lunch at best. It doesn’t always have to be this way though. Simply add a good portion of fish to the liquid and you can enjoy this soup as…

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Baked gnocchi with tomatoes and mozarella

Baked gnocchi with tomatoes and mozarella

We have an unwritten rule in our kitchen that we try to have a meat free day once a week. We are not vegetarians so it takes extra creativity to come up with tasty ideas every week. This is one of them. Packs lot of flavour and is surprisingly filling. And most importantly it is fantastically easy to prepare. So if you are a vegetarian or just fancy an alternative to the usual protein based meal give it a go!…

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Red lentil soup – slow cooker version

Red lentil soup – slow cooker version

Originally I intended to write another bread baking recipe, burger buns maybe. But then I thought to myself: come on! We are in a middle of winter. People are not going to have barbeques and burgers now. What they need is a bowl of warming soup instead. I don’t know how about you, but for me winter is definitely a soup eating season. There is nothing better than a bowl of steaming soup after a long wintery walk. This recipe…

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Linguine with prawns, spinach and rocket leaves and cherry tomatoes

Linguine with prawns, spinach and rocket leaves and cherry tomatoes

Holidays feel like a distant memory and our family are now back into the usual weekly routine. This includes being creative with midweek dinners. The criteria are that it has to be quick, nutritious and yummy. One basic ingredient you can always rely in this department is pasta. And being extremely versatile it is just matter of imagination what are we going to serve it with. This week I wanted something super quick, healthy and delicious. So my favourite long…

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