Caprese salad

So simple and so delicious! Great side dish or just as snacky 😉 -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…

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…

Creamy asparagus soup

This recipe is meant to be with green asparagus. But because it’s the season for the white ones, I picked those. Don’t forget if you do so too, to peal the skin of the white asparagus. The outside is tough and difficult to eat. Just an idea, maybe I will try a mix of both…

Tray-baked panzanella salad

From the lovely Francesca in the office I have learned that there are different kinds of panzanella in Italy. Her grandmother made it out of stale bread. You make the bread a little wet, rub some oval shaped tomatoes over it plus some oil, pepper & salt. She also made it very clear that you…

Pea, mint and feta smash

So easy to prepare and the result is stunning. A favorite under the BUX colleagues as some people asked for the recipe straight after lunch. Tip: When you get the peas out of the freezer put them in a sieve and rinse with hot water until the peas are thawed. Squeeze them first in your…

Quinoa-crusted veal schnitzel

The combination of Quinoa and schnitzel is quit nice actually. Just don’t forget to squeeze the lemon wedge over the veal, to give it that zing. Do serve this dish with the pea smash and close your eyes and taste the summer. -enjoy- INGREDIENTS (serves 4) 2 eggs 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon sea…

Quinoa and haloumi spring salad

A great combination with the Lamb and feta meatball flatbreads. My colleagues at BUX munched their way through this healthy lunch, some of them even came back for thirds… We did skip the haloumi in this recipe. The reason why was because we just did not order it. So improvising is a great thing, skipping…

Broccoli, Cauliflower and Stilton Soup

The original ingredients of this recipe consist of mainly broccoli and Stilton. Just because our grocery supplier didn’t have enough broccoli in stock, we opted for cauliflower. Also, we changed the dried thyme for dried Italian herbs, which worked out really well. This soup is quite filling, but absolutely gorgeous. It’s great to add this…

Sausage and spinach spaghetti

Another very “green” day in the BUX office. But I did promise meat and for sure the Buxers did get it. With green & red peppers instead of the sausage the vegetarian option was created, so that I kept all of these food lovers happy. -enjoy- INGREDIENTS (serves 4) 300g spaghetti (or other pasta) 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…

Vegan chilli-stuffed peppers

Rice was added to our stuffed peppers and most of our colleagues topped the peppers up with avocado and tomatoes. How to make vegan chilli-stuffed peppers 1. You can either slice your peppers horizontally or vertically. 2. Once you have cut the pepper, make sure the side you are going to fill will sit flat…