Salmon en croute / potato gratin / french bean salad

Salmon en croute, Asya Kapitonova ‘s absolute favorite, so I always love to make it for my BUX colleagues. Together with a potato gratin and a french bean salad, yum. Try this at home and let me know what you think. Good old Jamie O nailed it again! -enjoy- Potato gratin Ingredients (serves 8) 1…

Chilli tuna pasta

We used plain tuna today, as it was difficult to get hold of chilli flavoured tuna. But nevertheless the pasta was gorgeous. The lemon zest and the lemon juice make this dish taste of sunshine! Whatever sunshine may taste like 😉 -enjoy- INGREDIENTS (Serves 4) 500g spaghetti 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, plus extra…

Mackerel pasta salad

A nice and scrumptious meal to make when you have plenty of friends to join your dinner table and you don’t have a lot of time on your hands. You can prepare this dish beforehand. Easypeasylemonsqueezy. Ingredients (serves 4) 4 handfuls green beans , topped but not tailed 400 g farfalle or other dried pasta…

Chicken & chorizo paella

It was Paella time in the BUX office yesterday. We had a ball. Rafael brought his Paella pan from home, it was up to me to make the Spanish proud. No pressure! I love cooking this fantastic Spanish dish. It was my first time and I did take a lot of tips from our Spanish…

Slut’s Spaghetti

Our Spanish & Italian Buxers new immediately what I meant with this dish: Spaghetti alla putana. A working girl’s pasta is what Jamie Oliver calls it… let’s stick with that translation. In all languages the translation of this pasta dish passed the table for lunch. That’s what you get when you put a bunch of…

Bridget Jones’ grilled salmon with pine nut salsa

Another great Ottolenghi recipe. The story behind this dish is funny. In the film Bridget Jones’ baby, the gorgeous Patrick Dempsey makes dinner for Bridget and calls it Ottolenghi salmon. Apparently, the great chefs at Ottolenghi themselves never heard of it! But, as good sports as they are, they took the recipe up in one…

Fish burgers

Another “everybody can do this” dish. Go for it! Fish Burgers (makes 4) INGREDIENTS ¼ cup (35g) plain flour 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 cups (150g) panko (Japanese) breadcrumbs+ 600g firm white fish fillets, skin off, cut into 12 strips vegetable oil, for shallow frying 4 small white bread rolls, halved ⅓ cup (100g) whole-egg…