Prawn & chorizo orzo With vine tomatoes & fresh basil

The Orzo was replaced by macaroni. Just because the Orzo was not in stock at our grocers.  I am a massive chorizo fan. Ask my colleagues, I cann’t get enough of it. I just love the strong flavour. It can take over a whole dish, so it’s always a big risk to keep the flavour…

Beef and broccoli stir-fry

Simple, authentic and delicious. For the vegetarians amongst us we made a Tofu & cashew stir-fry, see recipe below.  yum! -enjoy- Ingredients (serves 4) 200 g purple sprouting broccoli sea salt freshly ground black pepper 2 x 300 g quality sirloin steaks 2 teaspoons coriander seeds olive oil 1 red onion , peeled and finely…

Kerryann’s Turkish-style couscous

What a great couscous this is with a spicy twist. I do love the idea of the tomato purée, and all the rest of the ingredients give it a boost of flavors together you probably don’t expect. -enjoy- Ingredients (serves 8) 250 g couscous 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon smoked paprika sea salt freshly…

CHOCOLATE PEANUT SLICE !

Now, making dessert in the BUX office is a big thing. Thursday dessert day is the favorite day of many BUXsters, so no pressure for me cooking that day 😉 This week I decided to make this great recipe. I went completely over the top by adding more and more ingredients to the dish. I…

Indian chopped salad

It might be a bit boring when you look at this salad, but the dressing makes this dish. The mango chutney with the seeds are yummy. The recipe below will ask you to chop all the ingredients fine. I did like this salad a bit chuncky next to the fishcakes. Ingredients (serves 6-8) 1 small…

Sizzling steak stir-fry & Gorgeous gado-gado

Make the gado-gado salad first, but do leave the dressing on the side for the time being. I had to prepare the steak as a whole, just because of the amount of people I cook for. But by all means do follow this recipe below and just leave the noodles out if you wish to…

Salad Festival

We love salads so much that we cannot get enough of them. That’s why we invented the Salad Festival. Three salads in one lunch. Delicious! 1.Butternut Squash With Pecans and Blue Cheese Ingredients (Serves 6-8) 2 kilograms butternut squash 3 tablespoons olive oil 6 stalks fresh thyme (or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme) 100 grams pecan…

My first BUXday!

Last Wednesday I had my first year at BUX. It was MY BUXDAY! I did ask all my colleagues to tell me what their favorite dishes were that I made for lunch over the past year. The response was great and I had to pick out the most favorite, which wasn’t easy. This is how…

Spanish week!

Yes! BUX was launched in Spain today, and of course we also did celebrate that a little bit in the BUX kitchen. A good way of celebrating is a good meal to share. So a huge pan of Paella was prepared this morning, and completely gone by the strike of 1 o’clock. Some of our…

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…

Mushroom & lentil pappardelle bolognese

This is truly delicious. My vegetarian friends in the office were very very happy with me, but also the meat lovers couldn’t believe how nice this meatless meal really was. A green salad on the side made this dish look even more appetizing. Ingredients (serves 4) 1 carrot 1 onion 2 cloves of garlic 1…

Chocolate, orange and almond biscotti

Our Italian colleagues in the BUX office gave these biscotti’s the big thumbs up. No need to say more…just delicious.  PS: we ate the biscotti’s when the chocolate was still warm… -enjoy-   INGREDIENTS (Makes 35) 1 cup (150g) plain flour, sifted, plus extra for dusting 1 teaspoon baking powder, sifted 2 tablespoons cocoa, sifted…