The Fat Angel

Restaurant The Fat Angel gets three times “the Waow factor” from me! The Food tasted  delicious, the venue looked stunning and the service was superb. The plates, the cutlery, the glasses made this whole experience complete, I just wanted to take everything home with me! Go and find out for yourself. It’s a great treat….

Chinese Chicken, Rice & Cucumber Salad

Ingredients (serves 4) 500 gram chicken thigh fillets, skinless and boneless 4 tbs dried fried onions for garnish 1 cucumber cut in slices, marinated in 4tbs white wine vinegar plus 1 tbs of sugar 325 grams Pandan rice, cooked according to instructions on the packaging Marinade 3 tbsp oyster sauce 1 tbsp soy sauce 1…

Spicy Thai Red Curry Noodle Soup

Spicy is the word and what a lovely flavors! Be brave, go for it! Ingredients (serves 4 – 6) 225 gram rice noodles 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger 2 tablespoons red curry paste 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 liter veggie or chicken broth 2 cans unsweetened coconut milk chopped fresh coriander…

Fettucine with Salmon and Tomatoes

Today’s lunch @bux was a fishy one. Another easy lunch to make yourself at home, most of the ingredients you probably have already in your kitchen cupboard! For our vegetarian colleagues there was Fettucine with tomatoes, and grilled peppers instead of the fish.  Just grill the peppers for 15-20 minutes under the grill in the…

Roasted Pumpkin Soup

Ingredients (serves 5-6) 1.5kg butternut pumpkin, cut in half, skin on 1 onion, peeled (brown, yellow or white) 1 head of garlic 2 tbsp olive oil ¾ tsp salt Black pepper 3 – 4 cups of milk And for the garnish, finely chopped parsley I did add a little bit of chilli flakes to the…

Creamy Mushroom Soup

This is the Queen of the soups in our office. The Buxers literally lick off their bowls. I can never make enough, and if there are some leftovers… the leftovers are not there for long. Try this, it’s not very difficult to make. Use button mushrooms, or try a mixture of different kinds if you…

Donna Hay’s Banana Bread

This banana bread is too good to be true, easy to make and the result brings a smile on people’s faces. Eat this bread when it is still a bit warm then it is even more delicious. Most of the ingredients you might have in your cupboard at home, so you don’t necessarily have to…

Chilled Zabaglione With Raspberries and Amaretti

RECIPE COURTESY OF MOLTO BATALI (ECCO 2011), Mario Batali We made this dessert as a little treat on a rainy Tuesday afternoon. Just because we felt like it! Its quit easy to prepare, just be patient 😉  Nice detail, you can make this beforehand. Ingredients (Serves 8 to 10) 8 large egg yolks, at room…

Grilled Hawaiian Teriyaki Burger

When I first saw this recipe I thought let’s try this: ground beef with grated carrots… interesting! It’s delicious. My team of Buxers loved it too so this dish will definitely be back on the menu soon. It is always nice to make your own burgers. Buy some good ground beef and you cannot go…

Winter Salad

The first time I made the dressing for this Salad I wasn’t really sure if it was going to work out, but man! Boom! It did. And what a healthy combination of ingredients. Ingredients ½ a red cabbage ½ a white cabbage 2 large carrots 4 spring onions a few shoots from winter cabbages, such…

Moroccan Carrot Red Lentil Soup

The spices in this soup make this dish brilliantly nice. The gorgeous smell going through the office this morning led to some colleague’s popping their head around the door of the kitchen. This soup makes you feel very warm inside. Perfect for this time of the year when it’s wet and gloomy outside. Moroccan Carrot…

Apple Snickerdoodle Muffins

These are soooo yummy! For breakfast, lunch & dinner 😉 Eat them when still a bit warm… Serves: 7-8 muffins Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 18 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Ingredients: 1/4C applesauce 1/2Tb vegetable oil 1/4C granulated sugar 1/4C light brown sugar 1 large egg 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 tsp salt…