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Swedish Cinnamon buns Kanelbullar – Swedish Cinnamon buns

A few years ago, Scandinavian bakeries started mushrooming in London, popping up…

Algerian Lamb Stew Algerian Lamb Stew

January is a great month to cook some warming freezer fillers –…

Steamed Mushroom Baos Steamed Mushroom Baos

A popular autumnal starter in Luxembourg is Toast aux Champignons – a…

Okonomiyaki Japanese Okonomiyaki Pancake

In the summer of 2015, I was in Tokyo to cook for…

Tiramisu Nutty Tiramisu

I absolutely adore tiramisu and I think it’s fair to say that…

Sweetcorn Tacos Sweetcorn Tacos

In Luxembourg we often have corn on the cob at barbecues, simply…

Mini Bacalhau Bouchées Mini Bacalhau Bouchées

There is a large Portuguese community in Luxembourg Over 100.000 residents are…

Apple Pastéis de Nata Apple Pasteis de Nata

There is a large and vibrant Portuguese community in Luxembourg, so it’s…

Pavlova Pineapple Pavlovas

I adore meringues. Crunchy on the outside, with a chewy, sugary centre…

Super speedy fish curry Super speedy fish curry

This curry sauce is whipped up in minutes and doesn’t require any…

Spinach polpette and slaw pitas with cashew mayo Spinach Polpette and Slaw Pitas with Cashew Mayo

Meatballs are a great thing, be it in pasta, sandwiches or just…

Italian panzanella salad Italian Peach Panzanella

This bread salad is bursting with summery flavours: sweet peaches, ripe tomatoes,…

Roast cider chicken with apple sauce Roast Cider Chicken with Apple Sauce

Roast chicken is the stuff that dreams are made of! I remember…

Greek halloumi salad Grilled Halloumi and Lentil Salad

Halloumi is a Cypriot cheese made from a mixture of goat’s, sheep’s…

Salmon 3 Ways Salmon 3 Ways

In the final of Mastercook, we asked the candidates to come up…

x-0116 Blueberry Pudding

Pudding is such an easy dessert to make – I wonder why…

Pappered Cheeseburger Peppered Cheeseburger

Inspired by this week’s Mastercook, here is my suggestion for a tasty…

Satay Chicken Wrap Satay Chicken Wrap

Inspired by this week’s Mastercook, here is my suggestion for a tasty…

Korean Bibimbap Korean Bibimbap

I’ve been enjoying Koran Bibimbaps in London for the past years so…

Spaghetti with Zucchini ribbons and Pancetta Spaghetti with Courgette ribbons and Pancetta

This is one of my go-to pasta recipes, it’s really quick to…

British roast vegetable salad Roast vegetable salad with blue cheese

The British love a Sunday roast – it’s a weekly ritual that…

Roasted Cauliflower Curry Roasted Cauliflower Curry

I’m back in Luxembourg – living here is pretty surreal at the…

Baked sweet potatoes with miso butter Baked Sweet Potatoes with Miso Yuzu Butter

A few weeks ago I was invited to an evening with the…

Chinese egg dumplings, rice, sugar snap peas Half-Moon Egg Dumplings

Dumplings! What’s not to love about these Chinese goody-bags, stuffed with all…

Japanese soba noodles with smoky dipping sauce Cold Japanese Soba Noodles with Smoky Dipping Sauce

It might sound strange at first – cold noodles?! But hear me…

Okonomiyaki Gromperekichelcher Okonomiyaki-Style Gromperekichelcher

This dish is a special nod to both Luxembourg and Japan. It…

Coconut Rice Pudding with Raspberries Coconut Rice Pudding with Raspberries

This lovely Asian-inspired rice pudding makes for a really comforting dessert or…

Spicy paneer jalfrezi curry Spicy Paneer Jalfrezi Curry

I absolutely love making curries at home – there’s just something very…

x-0518-3 Mini Thai Chicken Burgers

Yes! Summer’s finally here. Ok, it’s not yet a full-time guest, just…

Beer-battered prawns with mango salsa Beer-battered Prawns with Mango salsa

I love fresh salsas in the summer – serve them with grilled…

Summer Salad Rolls with carrot ginger dip Summer Salad Rolls with Carrot Ginger Dip

During my trip through Vietnam earlier this year, I ate a hell…

Toad in the hole Toad in The Hole

Toad in the Hole is one of those British oddities that no…

Pad Thai The ultimate Pad Thai!

Pad thai is a very popular stir-fried noodle dish from Thailand –…

Paella de Luxe Paella de Luxe

I don’t know anyone who does not instinctively associate Spain with paella….

Teriyaki-style cod Teriyaki-style Cod

This Japanese teriyaki sauce is really quick and easy to prepare and…

Sweetcorn tostadas with smoky mayonnaise, parmesan and coriander Smoky Sweetcorn tostadas

I just love a good corn on the cob smothered with butter…

Thai green curry vol-au-vents Thai green curry vol-au-vents

This week’s Mastercook challenge was all about home sweet home. We wanted…

Banh Mi Vietnamese Banh Mi Sandwich

As I’m posting this recipe I am actually on my very first…

Green Tea Dumpling Soup Green Tea Dumpling Soup

Chinese new year has arrived, it’s now the year of the goat/sheep,…

Steak Tacos with Chimichurri Sauce Chimichurri Steak Tacos

Ah, there’s nothing better than this glorious steak taco: juicy grilled steak,…

Buckwheat lentil bowls Buckwheat Lentil Bowls with Balsamic Onions

This dish was inspired by the vegan challenge on Mastercook. Vegan food…

Mango Kulfi Mango Kulfi

Kulfi is a superb Indian ice cream made with condensed milk. It’s…

Cauliflower Coconut Soup Cauliflower Coconut Soup

January days are pretty tough in the UK (and in Luxembourg too):…

Onion Bhajis, Indian, Bhaji Onion Bhajis

In London, I’m spoilt for choice when it comes to decent Indian…

Fish Tacos ‘Nordsee’ Fish Tacos

On every German High Street, you’re guaranteed to find a Nordsee branch…

Cheese Kniddelen Cheese Kniddelen

I will never forget my first encounter with Käsespätzle in Munich: it…

Bread Dumplings with Mushroom Sauce Bread Dumplings with Mushroom Sauce

This is a classic German vegetarian dish and proper autumn comfort food….

Bouneschlupp Bouneschlupp with Cream Cheese Dumplings

Bouneschlupp is a token Luxembourg soup and there are as many versions…

Schnitzel with Potato Salad Pretzel Schnitzel with Potato Salad

I reckon a plate of Schnitzel and potato salad is as German…

Hülya's Courgette Fritters Hülya’s Courgette Fritters

You could think of these courgette fritters as a Turkish take on…

Imam Bayildi Imam Bayildi with Rice Pilaf

This is one of my favourite Turkish dishes. Translated literally, Imam Bayildi…

Savoury Baklava Savoury Baklava

In Turkey, a whole range of savoury pastries are sold under the…

Chicken Döner Kebab Chicken Döner Kebab

The döner kebab is such an iconic Turkish street snack, but in…

Dried Fruit Truffles Dried Fruit Truffles

Right, I love chocolate truffles and I’m kind of addicted to dried…

Thai Style Bouneschlupp Thai Bouneschlupp with Fennel Meatballs

One of our token Luxembourg dishes is Bouneschlupp – a brothy soup…

Salt and Pepper Tofu Salt and Pepper Tofu

This is one of my favourite Chinese starters, and it’s really easy…

Beijing Dumplings Beijing Dumplings

I really have a thing for Chinese dim sum! Whether they’re delicately…

Dandan Noodles Dandan Noodles

I love ordering a bowl of these comforting spicy noodles every time…

Chicken Tikka Masala Chicken Tikka Masala

This is the most popular curry in Britain! Believe it or not,…

Samosas Samosas

Often samosas are wrapped in a thick buttery pastry, which makes them…

Lentil Dhal Lentil Dhal

A good Indian lentil dhal is not to be dismissed. This is…

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