Chorizo carbonara with Catalan market salad

  A lovely combination. Great for lunch with the girls. The chorizo will give you a boost, the salad will calm you down. πŸ™‚ -enjoy- Ingredients (serves 4) SALAD 25 g pine nuts 1 red chicory 1 green chicory 2 clementines 100 g baby spinach 4 sprigs of fresh mint 45 g Manchego cheese 2…

Gorgeous gado-gado

So pleased I was to made my first gado-gado, the more pleased I was with the taste, YUM! We served the gado-gado with stir fried beef and steamed broccoli. Maybe a bit too much for lunch, but nevertheless absolute delicious. -enjoy- Ingredients (serves 4) For the salad: 400 g new potatoes 4 large free-range eggs…

Chocolate swirl tiramisu

So easy to prepare beforehand and an instant hit! A dinner party classic without any hassle. If you are a chocolate lover get the best chocolate you can get your hands on. It will make this dish even more divine… -enjoy- INGREDIENTS (Serves 4) 1 cup (250ml) single (pouring) cream Β½ cup (125g) mascarpone ΒΌ…

Pancake cake

I have to say, the whole thing fell apart as I was cutting the cake in smaller pieces. It was for sure my own fault as it was so fresh and the cream wasn’t thick enough. Next time the cake will need a little more rest in the fridge and the double cream will be…

Tom Daley’s sweet & sour chicken

This recipe is so delicious, I will definitely make this dish again for lunch @ the office. They all love the idea eating out of cartons with chopsticks. You can create your own take away like this πŸ˜‰ -enjoy- Ingredients (serves 4) 1 x 227 g tin of pineapple in natural juice 1 x 213…

Fish cakes

‘n all time favorite. Together with the Indian chopped salad, this dish makes a wonderful lunch. -enjoy- Ingredients (serves 4) 300 g potatoes 100 g salmon fillet , skin on, scaled, pin-boned, from sustainable sources olive oil a few sprigs of fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 large free-range egg 1 lemon 1 tablespoon plain flour ,…

New potato salad with soured cream, chives and pancetta

Great side dish! You can prepare this salad beforehand and keep it in the fridge until use. But some people do like it when the potatoes are still a little bit warm inside. The choice is yours… -enjoy- Ingredients (serves 4) 1 kg new potatoes , scrubbed 100 g higher-welfare smoked pancetta or bacon 1…

Sausage pasta bake

Our version was without the sausage but nevertheless very appetizing. Pasta rocks full stop! Ingredients (serves 4) 3 cloves of garlic 50 g mature Cheddar cheese 50 g stale bread 2 teaspoons dried oregano olive oil 4 higher-welfare sausages 1 pinch of dried chilli flakes 3 x 400 g tins of chopped tomatoes 400 g…

Caprese salad

So simple and so delicious! Great side dish or just as snacky πŸ˜‰ -enjoy- INGREDIENTS (Serves 4) 4 vine-ripened tomatoes 4 slices prosciutto sea salt and cracked black pepper extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling 2 x 125g buffalo mozzarella, torn 1 cup basil leaves 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, extra…

Crunchy Cajun chicken

I adapted Jamie Oliver’s recipe a little and used mini corn instead of corn on the cobs. The butter is a must! Absolutely delicious. We did serve the chicken in a ciabatta roll, like a chicken sandwich. -enjoy- Ingredients (Serves 4) 2 fresh red chillies 1 clove of garlic sea salt freshly ground black pepper…

Not just “a chocolate mousse”

It took a little time to set, but o boy, when it was ready to be eaten… colleagues were elbowing each other over the chocolate mouse bowl to fill their little cups till the brim and top it up with raspberries. Another Thursday dessert day feast in the BUX kitchen. INGREDIENTS (Serves 2) 200g dark…

New Orleans Coleslaw

The dressing of this dish is very nice. The pecan nuts with the maple syrup make this meal very special, people will comment on it how different and delicious this is. Great lunch recipe, nice with some chicken skewers as well. -enjoy- Ingredients (Serves 6) 1 white cabbage (about 1kg / 2lbs before trimming) 2…