Vegetarian Moussaka

Recipes for moussaka vary a lot between countries and places of origin. It is a dish popular around the Levant, Balkans, Turkey and Greece. Each country has its own way of preparing and serving it. My recipe below is not traditionally from one place or the other and I guess my version is a combination…

Roasted Cauliflower Casserole

The change in season also brings about a change in the way we eat. We look forward to more soups, curries, casseroles and other heartwarming dishes. For this dish, forget steamed cauliflower, which I personally find is tasteless, boring and often doesn’t smell very appetizing. Here, it is all about layers of flavour, which can…

Aubergine & Red Lentil Curry

During our last 2 weeks travelling around Austria and visiting family in Germany, our diet was completely different than usual and included much more meat than we are used too. The food was all great and we enjoyed trying out various traditional Austrian and Bavarian dishes. However, once we were back home, we were looking…

Maltese Ross il-Forn – Baked rice

Ross il-forn in Maltese literally translates to baked rice. It is a popular rice dish in Malta and can be considered the ultimate Maltese comfort food. Although it takes some time to prepare the dish from scratch, there is nothing too complicated about it. Once at it, I like to make extra portions and freeze…

Feta & Jalapeño Cornbread

A while back, I posted a recipe for a simple Savoury Cornbread. It is a recipe that I made over and over again. It is great for packed lunches or a simple lunch on a lazy Saturday afternoon. It is easy to prepare and can be prepared in less than an hour. I have since…

Vegan Beetroot Burgers

This hot weather we experienced during the past days called for BBQs at home to enjoy the evening breeze. Being back in Malta for a couple of days, we had the opportunity to enjoy these BBQs in the company of our family and friends. If you are looking for an alternative to your go-to burger,…

Tomato Galette

You know Summer is very close by when you start noticing a variety of tomatoes at the local farmers market. This is what happened last weekend 🙂 At that instant I knew that I had to get my hands on some of them to prepare a delicious summer-and-sunshine-on-a-plate (aka tomato) galette. This is a simple…

Beluga Lentils & Sweet Potato Salad

Hot summer days are on the way and our diet starts to shift to lighter meals. Less time will be spent in the kitchen and that means looking for easier and less time consuming recipes. Salads are always a go-to meal. However, diversity is the key since we easily get tired of the same dish…

Chinese Sticky Aubergine

Recently we paid a visit to a Chinese restaurant in Budapest. We ordered a number of different dishes to share between us all. One of the dishes was called “yú xiāng eggplant”. As you may have noticed already, eggplant is one of my favourite vegetables and I insisted on ordering that dish for us to…

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Although the weather is changing, sometimes we still have a cold wintery day. On such days, nothing is better than a warm bowl of soup. At the moment, you will find a lot of beautiful white cauliflower at the local farmers market. So I decided to grab one and make this creamy delicious soup to…