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…

Spinach and ricotta cannelloni

I did manage to makeΒ  this recipe for 35 people, but opted for the lasagne version instead of cannelloni. Rolling Cannelloni is far to time consuming for so many people, I thought. But by all means, try it at home when you are with 4-6 persons. I will definitely make this at home for my…

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…

OMG! Irish Cream Tiramisu

Not being funny, but this is the Tiramisu of the Tiramisu’s. The Queen of dessert. The most heavenly taste ever. Baileys is the trick, and of course the Sabayone or Zabaglione as the Italians say. (the eggyolks with the sugar and the booze). Do try this at home. You owe it to yourself πŸ˜‰ -enjoy-…

Red Prawn and Pineapple Curry

Hearing or seeing the word pineapple always makes me think of party and sunshine, don’t ask me why! This dish was meant to be made with the mango fruit, but for some reason our delivery of mango’s went wrong. Lucky enough we had plenty supply of pineapple. The curry was deliciously spicy and sweet. My…

Not So Red Velvet Cupcakes

Thursday Dessert Day! Haha, Nigella says it herself in the Method, the color of the cupcakes turn out not to be so red after all! But they are velvet, for sure. We had some little meringue toppings left so that’s what we opted for, instead of chocolate sprinkles or red sugar. They taste delicious. I…

Carrot cake muffins with spiced honey glaze

You think carrot cake muffins – healthy! Then comes the honey, sugar and cream cheese… But the fresh dates make it healthy again πŸ˜‰ -enjoy- INGREDIENTS (Makes 12) 1 cup (250g) fresh dates, pitted and chopped Β½ cup (125ml) boiling water 2Β½ cups (375g) self-raising (self-rising) flour Β½ cup (110g) caster (superfine) sugar ΒΌ cup…

New York vanilla cheesecake with blueberries / Baked the American way

Thursday is dessert day at BUX HQ. Everybody really looks forward to this and the pressure is on to make it more delicious every week. I love baking and I specially love the look on people’s face when the like what they’re tasting πŸ˜‰ Ingredients 250 g digestive biscuits , crushed 150 g unsalted butter…

Creamy fettuccine with prosciutto

A quick pasta I call this. Most of the time you will have all these ingredients already in your fridge at home. Of course you can adapt the recipe a little bit. Replace the prosciutto by some bacon or chicken. Or for the vegetarians with broccoli. Serving warm is a must! – enjoy- INGREDIENTS (serves…

English onion soup with sage and Cheddar

My first office made onion soup and what a success it was! Thank you again Jamie Oliver for your inspiration. Of course I did have to adapt the recipe a little bit for (to many eaters ;-), but apart from the non-toasted bread and melted cheese, I did follow the method as stated. The stale…

Amaretti biscuits

A quick and easy treat to make. Have a go. Just make sure the egg whites are firm enough πŸ˜‰ Ingredients (makes 50) unsalted butter , for greasing 4 large free-range egg whites 350 g caster sugar 350 g ground almonds 30 ml amaretto liqueur icing sugar Method Preheat the oven to 170ΒΊC/gas 3, and…